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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...

World Press Freedom Day: People’s Media Keeps Power in Check

 
/ May 3, 2018

Critiquing the media, Mark Twain said, “There are laws to protect the freedom of the press’ speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press.”

Under the Shade of Imlee Mahua: Students Embrace Alternate Education Model in Chhattisgarh

 
/ April 28, 2017

In a remote corner of Bastar, Chhattisgarh, the Imlee Mahua School is bringing alternative education to those who need the most.

Dharavi Art Room provides a Safe Haven for Children in Asia’s Largest Slum

 
/ April 10, 2017

Living in one of the most densely populated spaces on earth takes its toll on children. Dharavi Art Room is a sanctuary where children paint, play instruments and learn about themselves, outside standard curricula.