Smashing stereotypes, empowering hundreds of vulnerable tribals through video stories – the remarkable Shikha Kumari...
Shikha, who belongs to the Sauriya Pahariya tribe, an indigenous Dravidian ethnic community classified as a 'particularly vulnerable tribal group (PVTG), is our Community Correspondent and one such gem. Her ancestors are from the Sahibganj district of Jharkhand.
Here in this video, a girl who’s born in 2009 is about to get married. One ASHA worker mentioned this incident to the Community Correspondent Krishna Mondal and she along with the Police, School Teachers, allied NGOs of the area could prevent the marriage, in the nick of time.
The basic hygiene of this red Light district is almost non-existent, living conditions are dank and squalid. Debgopal Mondal, a Community Correspondent of Video Volunteers (VV) made a video about their living conditions and was screening and engaging with the community about ways to solve these issues.
The basic facilities for a quality living are missing in this Model Village of Bhauro.
Last year in December 2021 the union government approved the proposal to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21, based on the recommendations of a NITI Aayog task force. The amendment was introduced in Lok Sabha on 20th December 2021.
“Over the last 12 years, Video Volunteers has produced more than 600 video reports on caste and untouchability, across India.
50-year-old Gayatri is an indefatigable force when it comes to breaking long-standing social bias in her life and that of her community members.