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Woman Pays Steep Price for not Meeting Dowry Demands

 
/ May 24, 2017

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We Couldn't Have Done It Without You: Our Keys Stats & Numbers as on 11th...

 
/ March 7, 2017

  100 Community Correspondents. 23 States. 81 districts. Around 800 Published Community Videos. Approximately 50 hours of never before heard grassroots Voices from Across the Country. Heard by over a million people online Seen by more than 300,000 people in live outdoor screenings in slums and villages 17,000 villagers and...

A Body of Pain – Questioning Marital Rape on Valentine’s Day

 
/ February 14, 2017

Video Volunteer’s correspondents Usha Patel and Babita Maurya talk about sexual consent in UP’s villages Today is Valentine’s Day. There will be hearts and candies and flowers, at least in the metros. There will also be rapes, in both cities and villages. Legally sanctioned, “sacramental”, marital rapes inside homes. The...

FIR denied to a Survivor of Domestic Violence

 
/ April 26, 2016

India has entered into a new millennium, termed as the development phase but from the dawn of civilization till today but women under the patriarchal society of India continue to be oppressed and ill-treated. A woman is subjugated – dependent, weak, exploited and faces gender discrimination in every sphere of...

Woman thrashed and abandoned for not paying dowry

 
/ October 13, 2015

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act was passed in 2005 to ensure the safety of women against domestic violence. However, a decade later, women like Mamta, from Uttar Pradesh, remain without justice. Hailing from Baritola village of Ambedkar Nagar in UP, Mamta has been a victim of domestic...

Surviving Domestic Violence

 
/ February 14, 2014

“The first year of my marriage was happy… For the next eight years, grave acts of violence were committed against me by my husband and in laws”, says Shivba Manohar who has, with her two children, left that hellish nightmare behind. Community Correspondent Shanti Yevtikar brings you her story from...

Alcohol Addiction Consumes Daily Wages

 
/ February 22, 2012

Women of Mughalpura, Haryana speak out against husbands’ alcohol addiction.