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Human Trafficking Racket Brought to a Halt

 
/ March 28, 2018

When Navita Devi uncovered a massive trafficking racket in Katihar, Bihar, she was threatened by the traffickers and the local village council leader. But thanks to her persistence, a woman responsible for trafficking over a 100 people is finally behind bars. 

Having Fled Myanmar, Many Rohingya Now Face Prejudice in Jammu

 
/ March 26, 2018

Most of the legally recognised Rohingya in India are settled in Jammu & Kashmir and they face tough living conditions, along with the risk of deportation.

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India’s Stone Quarries are Sounding the Death Knell for Their Workers

 
/ March 23, 2018

Tuberculosis and Silicosis are killing innumerous stone quarry and mine workers in the country; both private companies and the government are flouting the law and not taking adequate preventive measures or providing compensation.

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Despite Death Threats, Domestic Violence Survivor Fights On

 
/ March 21, 2018

In a society where women are shamed for seeking justice in cases of domestic violence and called out for alleged ‘false complaints’, Gyanwati’s resilience is encouraging.

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From Child Bride to Firebrand Women’s Rights Activist

 
/ March 19, 2018

In Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar, this activist has single-handedly built a support and action network for women survivors of violence. Here's her story.

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Battling Parkinson’s Disease with Hope

 
/ March 16, 2018

An organisation in Goa provides a support group for those living with Parkinson’s disease.

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Visually Impaired Man Campaigns to Build Road, Wins

 
/ March 16, 2018

In Rajasthan, a visually impaired man puts his life on the line to get a concrete road built.

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Urban Slums: Rebuilding the City of Dreams

 
/ March 12, 2018

The popular image of Mumbai that most of us would conjure up in our minds is the Mumbai of glittering skylines and the one of its kind Sea Link. Mumbai is also known for its urban slums, an image that some of us might conjure up and unfortunately, even romanticise.