No vaccinations, nutrition for children due to a lack of anganwadi centre

Children between the age of 0-6 years have no access to education, nutrition or vaccination due to the lack of an anganwadi centre in their village. Under the Janani Suraksha Yojana and the Janani Shishu Suraksha Yojana, the Indian government’s scheme to bring down maternal and neonatal deaths, women and children are supposed to get nutrition and vaccinations at local anganwadicentres.

Halima Ejaz reports from Radhanagar Bhaktudih village, Dhanbad district, Jharkhand

This series on community monitoring of maternal health in India is supported by Oxfam India.

World Youth Skill Day: “Sustain Ancestral Skill or Earn Livelihood?” Question Next Gen Banaras Weavers

 
/ July 15, 2019

On World Youth Skill Day, young weavers from Banaras talk about their dilemma between sustaining their ancestral skill of weaving or earning a better livelihood with a different skill. 

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Living Cultures: The ‘Zagor’ of Goa

 
/ July 9, 2019

In tradition to appease their gods, the indigenous Gowda tribe in Goa celebrates a colorful festival called Zagor.

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