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Cyclone Fani Leave Residents of Odisha’s Mangalpur and Sainto Without Food, Water and Shelter

 
/ May 15, 2019

State Government carried off a mammoth task of evacuation before Cyclone Fani struck Odisha, but the condition of the interior areas is far worse than predicted. 

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Where are the Muslim Women in Indian Politics?

 
/ May 6, 2019

Six women talk about the condition of Muslim women's participation in Indian politics, and how it is affecting our society.

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West Bengal’s Bishnupur Authorities Exploit the Silent Stigma Attached to Leprosy Patients

 
/ May 3, 2019

For more than 40 years, residents of a leprosy colony in West Bengal’s Bishnupur, are living without any benefits from the government.

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Bailancho Saad: Fighting Patriarchy in Goa, One Issue at a Time

 
/ April 15, 2019

Since 1986, Bailancho Saad is collaborating with different organisations, and working towards women rights, equality and dismantling patriarchy.

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Kumbh 2019: Rules of Patriarchy Broken by Trans Community’s Kinnar Akhada

 
/ March 29, 2019

History was created at this year’s Kumbh as ‘Kinnar Akhada’ carried out a procession to break the rules of patriarchy.

Video Advocacy: MGNREGA

 
/ November 26, 2015

Since 2006, Video Volunteers’ Community Correspondents Network (CCN) – a cadre of 186 community video journalists – have been using their video cameras to highlight issues of injustice affecting their local communities. One of the key thematic areas has been the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). Our...

Community Video Monitoring: Demanding Accountability in Education

 
/ November 19, 2015

A year back, children attending the school in Dotto village, in the Nuapada district of Odisha, had an unusual load to carry — huge bottles of clean, drinking water that would last them the whole day. The Right to Education Act guarantees children in government run or aided schools the...

Woman Disabled After Sterilisation Awaits Justice

 
/ November 16, 2015

In 2011, Kanku Bai a woman from Rajasmand District of Rajasthan underwent sterilisation. Soon after the procedure, she started facing complications. Despite approaching local health facilities her condition did not improve. Over four years, her conditioned worsened. Today, she can neither walk, move her arms or speak. Her husband has...