WHO LIVE IT
Five years after the 181 Women’s Helpline was launched as a comprehensive support system for women, here’s looking at what it takes to build networks of support and solidarity that are sensitive, survivor-centric and just.
The highest number of crimes against women in India is because of “cruelty” by the husband or his family, with a dismal conviction rate.
Health workers in West Bengal are counseling and motivating men to undergo vasectomies, and addressing the social determinants of health like gender dynamics and conditions of living.
A young man blinded by a pellet gunshot is still waiting for compensation from the Jammu and Kashmir government.
Running in a makeshift community hall, an anganwadi leaves women and children without essential services.
July 2017 was a month of celebration for over 200 people of 11 villages in Sundarpahari Block. Two years of community mobilisation had finally gotten them land tenure, under the Forest Rights Act, 2006.
Over the past five years, parents in a village in Madya Pradesh have been using rooms in other people's homes to school their children, while the local government fails to finish building the community's only primary school.