Tag: human rights

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...

Clean water supply made possible in a Mumbai slum | IMPACT

 
/ November 13, 2015

‘People spit and dogs urinate in these water lines, and we have no option but to fill water from these lines. This water is not even suitable for animals and yet we are forced to drink this water’.For nearly 15 years, this was the condition of residents of the Rahul...

Displaced in 2007, Waiting for Compensation in 2015: A Bihar Story

 
/ November 10, 2015

The 2007 Bihar flood was described by the United Nations as the worst flood in the history of Bihar. The flood affected 2.3 million people in the Northern part of Bihar. Each monsoon, the rivers eat away people’s land while the government eats away their psyche by not providing compensation...

Under 14 Football Captain struggles for proper shelter

 
/ October 29, 2015

West Champaran, Bihar | Tanju Devi  Soni Kumari was part of India women under-14 team that won the Asian Football Confederation Tournament in 2013. Now she is the captain of the Under-14 Indian Football team. The government should take some initiatives to develop such rising stars but unfortunately, the government...