Tag: employment

VV Impact: Women fight against discrimination, win work in NREGA after two years

 
/ May 1, 2016

Women of Keshavpur village, Uttar Pradesh had been denied work under NREGA (National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) for two years because of the patriarchal views of the authorities of the region. Under NREGA, every member of rural India, who demands work has the right to get work. However, the employment...

A widow’s struggle for pension

 
/ February 24, 2014

Rekha Devi, a resident of Paravpur Village in Uttar Pradesh has not received any pension fund since her husband died. She has 3 daughters and 2 sons to feed, with no source of income. To add to her troubles, she doesn’t have any ration card either. Community correspondent Anjana Yadev...

The Great Indian Education Crisis: RTE

 
/ June 14, 2013

80 videos on the lack of education facilities in India and counting. Here’s why VV thinks a campaign to¬†invigorate¬†the Right to Education Act is necessary As he studied at a night school in Mumbai, Amol Lalzare also juggled several odd jobs during the day tosupport his family. His lifelong dream...