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Uttar Pradesh Self Help Groups Empower Women to Become Financially Independent

 
/ April 1, 2021

A social impact initiative by Uttar Pradesh state government is changing the lives of rural women.

Meet Rita Maurya, A Woman E- Rickshaw Driver Breaking the Shackles of Patriarchy

 
/ March 22, 2021

Rita helps her husband Rajesh in running the household by earning extra for the family.

IWD2021 | Orphaned in Childhood, This Woman Fought Against All Odds to Educate Herself and...

 
/ March 8, 2021

Dr. Jaymati Kashyap has worked to preserve the Gondi language and rescued many women from human trafficking.

In West Bengal, One Woman Is Reviving A Centuries Old Tradition of Women Working As...

 
/ January 27, 2021

In modern India, it is unheard that a woman officiated as the priest of a religious event.

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Tribal Woman Rescued from Domestic Slavery

 
/ March 6, 2020

Meagre wages, zero paid offs, left over food, confinement to a specific area, restricted visits and contact with family over years is  what a woman rescued from forced domestic labor described as a normal life .

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Sarpanch Pati: The Roadblock to Women’s Political Participation

 
/ November 8, 2017

Twenty-five years after women were given 33% reservation in local self-governance bodies, many women sarpanchs remain faceless wives and daughters-in-law.

Unpacking Motherhood in the times of Bharat Mata and Gaumata

 
/ May 14, 2017

Mothers from our network reflect on challenges of balancing motherhood and work.

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This Woman Challenged Sexism at Her Own Daughter’s Wedding

 
/ April 5, 2017

Widows face a lot of discrimination in India, while widowers are free to do as they please. Watch as a community comes together to break this oppressive tradition.