May 2017

A Movement for Child Rights in Uttar Pradesh by Children

 
/ May 26, 2017

Varanasi's weaving community's children are becoming the bastions of child rights in Uttar Pradesh as they fight against child labour and early marriage.

Woman Pays Steep Price for not Meeting Dowry Demands

 
/ May 24, 2017

Rajvati is literally left without a voice after her husband attacked her with an axe and severed her larynx.

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Swachh Bharat Mission fails 500 families in Uttar Pradesh

 
/ May 22, 2017

Are these 500 families in Uttar Pradesh village, an exception or is it part of a trend indicating improper implementation of the Swachh Bharat Mission?...

Buried Under Red Dust: Sonshi Mining Destroys Lives and Livelihoods

 
/ May 19, 2017

As iron ore mining wreaks havoc around Sonshi, the village's residents’ rise to save their home

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Mukhya Mantri Kanya Vivah Yojana – A welfare scheme or scam?

 
/ May 17, 2017

More than 1800 women of Jamui district, Bihar have not yet received their entitlement under the Mukhya Mantri Kanya Vivah Yojana, since September 2013.

Married at Thirteen: How the State Failed a Teenager in Rural...

 
/ May 15, 2017

Conditional Cash Transfer schemes are not enough when powerful patriarchal norms make it acceptable to marry off a child instead of investing in her education

Unpacking Motherhood in the times of Bharat Mata and Gaumata

 
/ May 14, 2017

Mothers from our network reflect on challenges of balancing motherhood and work.

A Retired Postmaster Revives Traditional Agriculture in Madhya Pradesh

 
/ May 12, 2017

Away from the genetically modified seeds, one man with indigenous seeds has started an agricultural revolution in Madhya Pradesh