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Communications Manager, Goa

 
/ March 7, 2017

Communications Manager, Goa The Communications Manager is responsible for ensuring that our key videos, impacts, latest news and events are being spread far and wide, and that VV is getting maximum exposure and its brand and messaging being communicated. External and Online Communications Create the social media plan Tweet, blog...

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The Gay community gets a new voice through India Unheard

 
/ February 10, 2017

Sarwat Naqvi made a video on the hardships faced by the homosexual community in Chhattisgarh. The video, entitled “Homsexuals Seek An Identity” exposed the various discriminations this community is subjected to, and the lack of support it receives from the rest of society. “I organized a screening of my video,...

Impact: Ration for 250 Families

 
/ January 29, 2014

Back in 1871, during the British rule in India, the ‘Criminal Tribes Act’ branded the members of the Pardhi community along with around 150 other tribal communities as criminals. These were all tribes that had supported the Indian Mutiny of 1857. This law gave sweeping powers to the police to...

I am Nirbhaya

 
/ December 16, 2013

A year ago tens of thousands came out in protest on the streets in India. Angry, hurt and exhausted that it had happened again, another girl had lost her life to a sexual assault of the most brutal kind. The collective Indian memory remembers her as Nirbhaya, the fearless one—perhaps...

Human Rights Day in the World’s Largest ‘Democracy’

 
/ December 10, 2013

What do a teacher, cultural activist and human rights worker have in common? They can all be branded anti-state elements and be jailed. Just like the people whose testimonies you will watch in the below videos. “I was just a teacher trying to educate tribal children in our area. Why...

VV at the Delhi Photo Festival 2013

 
/ October 30, 2013

As an organisation that works with a visual medium to get the voices of thousands of marginalised communities to the world, Video Volunteers is always looking for ways to expand into media more than just video. A fantastic opportunity came knocking on our door early in October 2013 when we...