Tag: Gender

Impact

Women in Varanasi Take Charge of their Own Future

 
/ February 14, 2019

Shabnam Begum is dismantling patriarchy by helping women from a conservative society push boundaries and claim their right to study, work and to be treated as equal members of society.

Community Video Training Camp

 
/ July 3, 2009

Community Video Training Camp 2009 Video Volunteers’ Community Video Camp 2009 was the first ever conference in India dedicated to community video. It was held from August 11th – 14th 2009 in Goa, India, with community producers, NGOs and students from India and around the world meeting to exchange ideas....

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Woman Pays Steep Price for not Meeting Dowry Demands

 
/ May 24, 2017

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Meet The Kashmiri Girl Who Wants To Be A Cricketing Star

 
/ March 14, 2017

Iqra Bano fights patriarchy and state neglect to pursue her dream of playing professional cricket.

Jharkhand – Women Reporters Bring Change

 
/ June 12, 2015

In a tiny village in India’s northeast Jharkhand province, some 250 people gathered in an open area for an unusual treat: a video. Unusual, because it wasn’t some Bollywood glitz completely alien to their reality; they were watching a homemade movie about their own community, starring some of the people...

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...

The Bare Life: Discrimination Against Widows

 
/ December 26, 2016

A Hindu widow is supposed to take off all ornaments, wear only black or white, cut her hair short, walk barefoot after her husband dies. It’s a living death for her–she cannot even participate in auspicious ceremonies like weddings, nor is she allowed to remarry. By contrast nothing changes for...

The Bare Life: Discrimination Against Widows

 
/ December 26, 2016

A Hindu widow is supposed to take off all ornaments, wear only black or white, cut her hair short, walk barefoot after her husband dies. It’s a living death for her–she cannot even participate in auspicious ceremonies like weddings, nor is she allowed to remarry. By contrast nothing changes for...