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International Women’s Day: #TimeIsNow to Create Systems of Support and Solidarity

 
/ March 8, 2018

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.

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A Model for Trans* Inclusivity

 
/ March 6, 2018

An organisation in Bangalore leads the way in building an inclusive working space for its transgender employees.

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Dowry-Related Violence Kills Over 20 Women in India Daily

 
/ March 5, 2018

The highest number of crimes against women in India is because of “cruelty” by the husband or his family, with a dismal conviction rate.

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Community Health Workers Play a Major Role in Lowering Maternal Mortality

 
/ March 2, 2018

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.

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Kashmiri Eye Pellet Victim Waits for Justice in Darkness

 
/ March 1, 2018

A young man blinded by a pellet gunshot is still waiting for compensation from the Jammu and Kashmir government.

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Child Care Centre Runs for 20 Years Without a Building

 
/ February 26, 2018

Running in a makeshift community hall, an anganwadi leaves women and children without essential services.

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Indigenous Communities Finally get their Land Rights

 
/ February 23, 2018

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.

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Studying Without a School

 
/ February 21, 2018

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.