Tag: Chhattisgarh

9 Months Pregnant And Yet At The Frontline. This Nurse Is A Real Hero |...

 
/ May 11, 2020

Risking her life and the life of her unborn child, Santoshi is a real hero and deserves our gratitude and salute. Santoshi Manikpuri is an Auxiliary Nurse Midwife in Kerawahi village in Kondagaon, Chhattisgarh. She is 9 months pregnant and yet goes to work everyday to make sure her community...

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Rape by Any Other Name Would Still be Rape

 
/ August 22, 2018

52 countries have criminalised marital rape. But in India, lawmakers supposedly fear destabilising the institution of marriage. It’s not fear, it’s misogyny.

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Spike in Deliveries after Health Centre Gets Water Supply

 
/ July 6, 2018

A Health Centre in Chhattisgarh was running without regular water supply for three years, affecting the health and well-being of about ten villages.

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First Stop Education Matters

 
/ June 11, 2018

This anganwadi in Chhattisgarh’s Bhurbaspani village in Kawardha was built in 2000, but in 2018, it is still functioning without even a building.

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Can a Thread Tie Modernisation and Tradition Together?

 
/ May 25, 2018

As more and more communities become ‘modern’, a civilisation as old as India runs the risk of losing its age-old cultures. Is there a way for societies to progress without getting stuck in the past?

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Labour Day: The Invisible and Dispensable Lives behind Swachh Bharat

 
/ May 1, 2018

Sanitation workers often resort to consuming alcohol to become numb to the stench of drains. All they get in return? Delayed wages and stigma. Reena Ramteke reports on the scenes behind Swachh Bharat hoardings and songs.

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Shaheed Hospital: The Story of a Revolution

 
/ December 13, 2017

Born of a workers’ struggle, Shaheed Hospital has been providing affordable and respectful care to Chhattisgarh’s rural population for 34 years now.

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Rural Connectivity: Video Brings Roads to Chhattisgarh’s Red Corridor

 
/ December 4, 2017

Community Correspondent Khirendra Yadav’s video ensured rural connectivity for people in Kondagaon, albeit under heavy CRPF presence.