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Free From Fluorosis

 
/ January 29, 2013

In July 2012 IndiaUnheard published a video from rural Gujarat which documented how people in Kasipara village were suffering from Fluorosis an ailment that could easily be avoided. Says Impact Manager Tania Devaiah "This was one of those videos which moved people to take action." Over 2300 people signed an...

Women Forced to Walk Barefoot: Fear & Loathing in Rajasthan

 
/ January 2, 2013

In today’s video, IndiaUnheard Community Correspondent Shambhulal Khatik calls the bluff on the hypocrisy behind senseless rituals that demean women which are allowed to continue in broad daylight, in the name of ‘tradition’. Says Shambhu, “As soon as a girl child comes of age, she is married off. Numerous restrictions...

IU Impact: Teachers in Jharkhand Govt. School Get Paid After Four Years

 
/ December 11, 2012

On 31st May 2012 IndiaUnheard published a story about two teachers in rural Jharkhand who had not received their wages for over four years. The video was picked up by change.org, a campaigning website. A wildly successful petition followed—in 3 days over 4000 people had signed in support of the...

Discrimination stands alive in crematoriums

 
/ November 7, 2012

The crematories for Dalits in Delwara district of Rajasthan are in very bad shape. There is no place for the relatives to sit and no arrangement for drinking water. There is no shed to burn the body. During monsoons, the relatives use rubber tyres to burn the deceased.  For the...