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What’s in a Name – Identity, Respect and Patriarchy

 
/ June 12, 2017

The patriarchal politics of names and women's identity. Join the discussion on Twitter @videovolunteers on June 13, 1-2 PM.

Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway promises prosperity, but spells misery for Nashik Farmers Forced to Give Up Land

 
/ June 9, 2017

“The officials told me this Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway is the chief minister’s dream project. I am very sad, he seeks to fulfil his dreams by crushing ours.”

Dismantle Patriarchy: Years after Marriage, Women say their Husband’s Name for the First Time

 
/ June 8, 2017

Community Correspondent Rohini Pawar shares how women in Walhe village are breaking away from patriarchal cultural practices.

Ostracism in the Name of Respect

 
/ June 7, 2017

A woman is expelled from her marital home and shunned by her neighbours for addressing in-laws by their name.

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Solar Energy, a Cash Crop for Gujarat Farmers

 
/ June 5, 2017

Until 2012-13, Dhundi, a village in Gujarat's Kheda district, was unelectrified. Today they sell solar energy to the state grid.

Fishing for Green Solutions to Climate Change in Goa

 
/ June 2, 2017

Goa's locally rooted composting initiative is fighting climate change with composting.

Narmada Jeevan Shalas Bring Hope for Children Affected by the Sardar Sarovar Project

 
/ May 29, 2017

Across banks of Narmada, Adivasi children can now count on Jeevan Shalas for a better future despite the government's failure to provide them with education.

A Retired Postmaster Revives Traditional Agriculture in Madhya Pradesh

 
/ May 25, 2017

Away from the genetically modified seeds, one man with indigenous seeds has started an agricultural revolution in Madhya Pradesh