September 2015

Gearing up for India’s largest Community Media Gathering

 
/ September 24, 2015

If you are based in Goa – or excited enough about the community movement in India to travel from far to see it up close – we invite you to come join the fun.

You are Invited to India’s largest Community Media Gathering

 
/ September 21, 2015

Dear Members of the Media, What will 150 people armed with cell-phone cameras and trained in documentation, storytelling and video journalism be doing, from 29 September through 4 October in Goa? And why will film-star Abhay Deol be joining them on their final evening? This is to invite you to come and find out: at...

Escape from Trafficking: 16 year old rescued from trafficking racket

 
/ September 17, 2015

Behulia Paharin of Boriya village, Sahebgani went missing in May 2014. Correspondent Shikha made a video about the issue and showed it to Boriya police officers but no action was taken.

No End to Lack of Accountabiliy at Sub-Divisional Hospital Madhupur

 
/ September 10, 2015

Medical Negligence. Corruption. Cases of lack of accountability at Madhupur Sub-Divisional Hospital in Deogarh District of Jharkhand are rampant. Community Correspondent Mukesh continues to report violations and urges authorities to take action. Since November 2013, Video Volunteers Community Correspondent MukeshRajak, along with the community in Madhupur district of Jharkhand, has...

Teachers working for 30 Years without any salary – Warles Surin reports for IndiaUnheard

 
/ September 5, 2015

Jaldega block, Simdega, Jharkhand | Warles Surin Warles Surin brings us this video report on teachers from a government school for girls who have been working without any salary for 30 years. The school is an initiative of Project Balika, where students and school receive all the provisions as mentioned...

IMPACT: The Evidence and the Action

 
/ September 2, 2015

A well, money for which was allocated 1.5 years ago under the MGNREGA scheme, was never completed. When our CC made a video of this and showed it to the officers concerned, the well was completed in a week’s time. Watch the  video report and share your views with us...

No facilities for Pregnant Women

 
/ September 28, 2015

Madva, Bihar | Ashok Paswan Mamta Devi, a mother of a newborn child, failed to receive primary healthcare from the Aanganwadi in her village during the pregnancy of her child.  Mothers in Jamui repeatedly complain of recurrent episodes of giddiness and weakness, and low immunity in their infants. This failure...

ACID FLUNG AT 15-YEAR OLD : NO COMPENSATION OR TIMELY TREATMENT

 
/ September 26, 2015

On 13 September 2015, Mohammed Gyas Khan and his family were at home in Pachrukhi village, Bihar when two men forcibly barged in and flung acid at his 15-year old daughter. In the tussle with the intruders, who have been identified as Mohammed Ehsaan and Mohammad Belal, Khan, his wife...