March 2017

The Tussle Between Tribal and Hindu Gods

 
/ March 22, 2017

The indigenous Kondhs of Odisha face obstacles in continuing with their age-old worship rituals because they involve animal sacrifice.

When your Gender Determines Your Pay

 
/ March 29, 2017

In rural Jharkhand, women are earning 40% less than men. But gender pay gap is a global issue - according to the Work

“Only 1% of Garbage is Trash”: Clinton Vaz Shows the Way to a Zero-Waste Goa

 
/ March 27, 2017

In the latest state budget announced last Saturday, the government of Goa has promised to invest nearly two thousand crores for waste management. One man shows how, in the long run, getting the community on board is more sustainable that investing in expensive technology.

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Tosh Maidan – From Firing Range to Paradise Regained

 
/ March 24, 2017

A firing range in a pristine Himalayan meadow finally shuts down after 40 years due to a community movement

Ailing Art of Jharkhand Needs Urgent Revival

 
/ March 20, 2017

The artisans of Jharkhand were on their way to script a success story thanks to a government initiative Jharcraft. But then in 2014, they lost a good leader, and then the government's support.

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Tragic Death of Two Children Motivates Community to Demand School

 
/ March 16, 2017

The tragic death of two girls was the catalyst for transformation in a village in Uttar Pradesh to demand a school in their village, under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009.

Meet The Kashmiri Girl Who Wants To Be A Cricketing Star

 
/ March 14, 2017

Iqra Bano fights patriarchy and state neglect to pursue her dream of playing professional cricket.

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Home is Where We Must Start to Dismantle Patriarchy

 
/ March 8, 2017

This International Women’s Day let’s radically transform our private spheres into equal spaces This women’s day are you feeling smothered by pink messages extolling your ‘feminine’ virtues? Are you besieged by offers to buy household and beauty products at great discounts? In the last hundred years, since the USSR, in...