WHO LIVE IT
A woman living with 90 percent disability in West Bengal waits for her pension of a thousand rupees a month, while the administration shuts its doors on her and her husband.
The recent gang rape of a 19-year old in Haryana is a reminder that rapes do not happen in a vacuum, they are a result of patriarchy and the rape culture it has built.
Despite being adopted under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, Sonmai is a village deprived of economic opportunities, education facilities, public infrastructure and even food security.
While stories of lack of health services, medical negligence and unaffordable healthcare fill our mediascapes, a rural health centre in Shopian shows the way.
Four decades have passed since waterlogging destroyed the only road out of Inayatpur, but the government has not implemented any rural development scheme to rebuild it yet.
The central government provides subsidies for micro-irrigation facilities, but the subsidy is not enough in the face of rising debt and the lack of awareness.
ASHA workers from 21 districts of Madhya Pradesh are demanding standardised wages, better working conditions and representation in leadership and movements.
Uttar Pradesh, which has the country’s largest child population, also has the lowest transition rate from primary to upper primary school.