A social impact initiative by Uttar Pradesh state government is changing the lives of rural women.
Rita helps her husband Rajesh in running the household by earning extra for the family.
Dr. Jaymati Kashyap has worked to preserve the Gondi language and rescued many women from human trafficking.
In modern India, it is unheard that a woman officiated as the priest of a religious event.
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 .
Twenty-five years after women were given 33% reservation in local self-governance bodies, many women sarpanchs remain faceless wives and daughters-in-law.
Mothers from our network reflect on challenges of balancing motherhood and work.
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.