Tag: human rights

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Why the Trans Rights Bill 2018 Sparked Protests Across India

 
/ January 3, 2019

The passing of the Trans Rights Bill, 2018 by the Lok Sabha sparked off protests across Bengaluru and New Delhi. 

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Human Trafficking Racket Brought to a Halt

 
/ March 28, 2018

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...

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Trafficked at 11, Pregnant Teen Comes Home to Police Inaction

 
/ December 8, 2017

For nine long years that Nagma was missing, the police took no action to trace her and is doing little now to punish her traffickers.

IMPACT | Handpump repaired in Tati village, Jharkhand

 
/ January 7, 2016

In April 2015, I made a video on the issue of access to water in Kamdara block’s Tati village which comes under Rampur panchayat. The hand pump had been broken for 6 months. All the sources of water accessible to the community were dirty or not working at all. I...

No work for 3 years under MNREGA -Anil from Uttar Pradesh reports

 
/ November 24, 2015

The MGNREGA was initiated with the objective of “enhancing livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year, to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work”. But the people of Kushal Village in Uttar Pradesh have...

Missing doctors & Infrastructure at a PHC in Gujarat – Video Volunteer Neeru Reports

 
/ November 23, 2015

At Doliya Primary Health Centre, Surendranagar District in Guajarat, the absence of doctors, nurses, sanitation and equipment means that pregnant women as well as other patients who come in suffer. Residents of the area say that no deliveries take place at the PHC due to a shortage of doctors and...

Fayaz Ahmad was brutally killed in Kupwara | Azhar Reports for KashmirUnheard

 
/ November 19, 2015

FEBRUARY 2, 2009Fayaz Ahmad Mir of Khurhama (Kupwara), a tailor, was killed by 18-RR when he came out to attend to the nature’s call during late hours. Pir Azhar reports from kupwara.

Woman Disabled After Sterilisation Awaits Justice

 
/ November 16, 2015

In 2011, Kanku Bai a woman from Rajasmand District of Rajasthan underwent sterilisation. Soon after the procedure, she started facing complications. Despite approaching local health facilities her condition did not improve. Over four years, her conditioned worsened. Today, she can neither walk, move her arms or speak. Her husband has...