Owing to climate change and erratic rain cycles, farmers in Bihar’s West Champaran are reeling from the loss of crops to floods and droughts, and from the hefty debt that they are now entrapped in.
When Navita Devi uncovered a massive trafficking racket in Katihar, Bihar, she was threatened by the traffickers and the local village council leader. But thanks to her persistence, a woman responsible for trafficking over a 100 people is finally behind bars. Janki Kumari was a student in the sixth grade...
The highest number of crimes against women in India is because of “cruelty” by the husband or his family, with a dismal conviction rate.
Based in Bihar’s Kishanganj, Project Potential aims to promote entrepreneurial skills at the village level to tackle unemployment.
A mobile learning centre is bringing hope to a subjugated caste across rural Bihar.
Everyday over 400 women and children go missing in India. Most of them remain untraced.
Caught between the expense of sanitary napkins and the stigma of menstrual blood, rural women are left without viable, unhygienic options and those suffering from reproductive tract infection are often led to believe that hysterectomy is their only option.