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Solving Land Rights Issues

 
/ December 29, 2022

16 families from Odisha's Sundergarh district were paying taxes for a piece of land allotted to them 22 years ago through government schemes. But in reality the land was allotted only on paper. They did not even know the location of the land for which they had been paying taxes...

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Yashodhara – A salve for the social injuries of the Dalits in Mumbai’s slums. 

 
/ December 22, 2022

Yashodhara Salve’s style of community journalism has led to Dalit women marshalling against atrocities they faced, women standing up against traditions that exile them from society and women going on camera to demand education for their daughters which is a basic right.    The 38-year old Community Correspondent grew up in...

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.

Odisha’s Wonder Oil Makes These Rural Women Economically Independent

 
/ April 21, 2017

The women of Bijogri village, Odisha are becoming independent after having mastered an age-old art of making a wonder oil from the flowers of Mahua, an Indian tropical tree.

Children of Mumbai Slums Gang Up for Urban Development

 
/ April 20, 2017

Self-motivated children from Mumbai Slums’ lead the path to bring urban development to their localities

“Only 1% of Garbage is Trash”: Clinton Vaz Shows the Way to a Zero-Waste Goa

 
/ March 27, 2017

In the latest state budget announced last Saturday, the government of Goa has promised to invest nearly two thousand crores for waste management. One man shows how, in the long run, getting the community on board is more sustainable that investing in expensive technology.