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Families of Ghatkopar Rehabilitated to Mumbai’s ‘Human Dumping Ground’

 
/ March 19, 2019

Residents of the Mumbai’s Ghatkopar area were forced to relocate to Mahul, having hazardous living conditions and bad air quality.

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Two toilets for 12,000 People in Mumbai’s Mankhurd

 
/ February 27, 2019

Two toilets for over 12,000 people. This is what the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan looks like in Mumbai’s Mankhurd area.

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A People’s Movement for Equitable Distribution of Water

 
/ January 29, 2019

Over the years, PHS has evolved into a people’s movement that has created widespread awareness on privatisation of water supply and raised it with concerned authorities.

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A ‘Medicine-Free’ Way of Life

 
/ December 5, 2018

In response to the increasing dependency on medication and growing burden of lifestyle diseases, ‘medicine-free life’ empowers people to take charge of their health.

The Cruel Reality of Resettlement and Rehabilitation in India

 
/ November 23, 2018

In the wake of heavy rainfall 2005, this village in Maharashtra was washed away; its 2000 odd residents wait for rehabilitation to this day.

Sardar Sarovar Dam: A Spectre of Displacement and Human Rights Violation

 
/ November 8, 2018

Fourteen persons from two villages in Maharashtra rehabilitated; over a 100 families in the state are still waiting.

Inside the Staff Quarters of a Nagpur District Hospital: Defunct Toilets, Filth and Stench

 
/ October 29, 2018

The sanitation workers of the TB centre at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Nagpur have no option but to live in unsanitary conditions.

VV Impact: Mentally-challenged Rape Survivor Receives Compensation

 
/ April 27, 2016

A rape survivor, an intellectually-challenged tribal woman from the hinterlands of Maharashtra has received justice thanks to the initiative of Video Volunteers’ Maharashtra correspondent Krupakar Chahande. The survivor recieved a compensation of Rs. 2 lakh under the ‘Manodhairya Yojana’, from the state’s Department of Women and Child Development (WCD). Because...