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Waiting for the Pittance that is the Disability Pension

 
/ September 21, 2018

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.

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Why must only Brutal Incidents of Violence Spark Outrage Against Rape Culture?

 
/ September 19, 2018

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.

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The Ground Realities of an ‘Ideal Village’ in Bihar’s State Capital

 
/ September 17, 2018

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.

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Primary Health Centre in Shopian Shines a Ray of Hope

 
/ September 14, 2018

While stories of lack of health services, medical negligence and unaffordable healthcare fill our mediascapes, a rural health centre in Shopian shows the way.

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38 Years and Counting: A Village Waits for a Road to be Rebuilt

 
/ September 12, 2018

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.

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Agrarian Community in Bihar Affected by Lack of Irrigation Facilities

 
/ September 10, 2018

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.

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India’s Rural Health Activists: Not Volunteers, But Workers With Labour Rights

 
/ September 7, 2018

ASHA workers from 21 districts of Madhya Pradesh are demanding standardised wages, better working conditions and representation in leadership and movements.

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Two Kilometers From the Seat of the UP Government, a School in Distress

 
/ September 5, 2018

Uttar Pradesh, which has the country’s largest child population, also has the lowest transition rate from primary to upper primary school.