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Health-Worker’s Appointment Boosts Maternal Health in Bengal Village

 
/ May 23, 2018

The appointment of an ASHA worker in Madhupur village is helping the community, especially women, make informed decisions about healthcare. Here’s how the village got an ASHA worker.

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Nomadic Community Deprived of Access to Safe Water

 
/ May 21, 2018

Women and girls across the world spend 200 million hours every day fetching water; what is worse is that in many cases, this water, often contaminated, only leads to disease.

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Locked and Defunct: How Panchayats Work in Pulwama

 
/ May 18, 2018

Ever since the Panchayati Raj Act was adopted, the panchayat buildings in this Pulwama village are regularly painted and maintained; only to open for elections.

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Delayed Payments Dampen Health Workers’ Motivation

 
/ May 16, 2018

Frontline health workers, especially ASHA workers, literally spell hope for millions in rural India, but the government does little to keep them incentivised.

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Six Years On, MGNREGA Payments Finally Released

 
/ May 14, 2018

Community Correspondent's video and persistence helps 18 workers finally get their due wages under the MGNREGA scheme - India's "stellar example of rural development”.

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Bihar Government’s Blindspot on the Arsenic Poisoning Map

 
/ May 11, 2018

Alarming groundwater arsenic levels are spelling a death sentence in Bihar. In West Champaran, where the arsenic levels are higher than the accepted levels, there is neither prevention or cure.

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Living with Disability; Neither Disabled, Nor Divyang

 
/ May 9, 2018

A priest from Rajasthan, who lost both his legs to a medical condition, is forcing people to rethink ability and disability, a debate that the disability rights movement advocates for.

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The Empty Promise of ‘Vikas’ for this Maharashtra Village

 
/ May 7, 2018

Residents of this village on the foothills of the Satpura range are yet to reap the benefits of Narendra Modi’s much touted ‘acche din’.