Community Correspondents

Video Volunteers

Video Volunteers

Video Volunteers (VV) runs India's only reporting network that's focused exclusively on providing broad coverage from the poorest, most media-dark districts in India. We currently have 206 individuals trained across India's most diverse and marginalised communities, who all earn a living as a VV Community Correspondent (CC). Our goal is to grow our network to ensure India's poorest and most conflict-ridden districts have a video producer and news outlet.

 

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Women in Varanasi Take Charge of their Own Future

 
/ February 14, 2019

Shabnam Begum is dismantling patriarchy by helping women from a conservative society push boundaries and claim their right to study, work and to be treated as equal members of society.

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Ranjita Sinha’s Decade-long fight for Trans Rights

 
/ February 6, 2019

A member of the West Bengal Transgender Welfare Board, Ranjita Sinha has been working towards fighting prejudice and ensuring trans rights for the last decade.

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Families Displaced by Massanjore Dam Await Rehabilitation

 
/ February 12, 2019

Over six decades since they were displaced by the construction of the Massanjore Dam, 500 families continue to fight for compensation and rehabilitation.

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Goa’s Guide to Zero Waste Shopping

 
/ December 27, 2018

Ecoposro, Goa’s first zero waste store not only eliminates plastic use at the store level but also ensures zero waste sourcing of supplies from vendors.

No Arrests Made in Amit Topno Murder Case

 
/ December 20, 2018

Eleven days since he was shot dead, Amit Topno's murderers remain at-large.

Building a More Equitable World for those who Build the Country

 
/ November 13, 2018

Delhi-based NGO Nirmana works to “build an inclusive India” by campaigning for the rights of the country’s 10 crore construction workers.

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Health Workers Asserting their Rights Intimidated, Threatened by the Police

 
/ October 10, 2018

Police cracks down on demonstrating health workers in Bhopal, illegally detaining them; the workers are fighting for better pay and working conditions.

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India’s Rural Health Activists: Not Volunteers, But Workers With Labour Rights

 
/ September 7, 2018

ASHA workers from 21 districts of Madhya Pradesh are demanding standardised wages, better working conditions and representation in leadership and movements.