Tag: Jharkhand

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Delayed Payments Dampen Health Workers’ Motivation

 
/ May 16, 2018

Frontline health workers, especially ASHA workers, literally spell hope for millions in rural India, but the government does little to keep them incentivised.

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“It’s Like Women Get Used to Living a Stifled Life”

 
/ April 27, 2018

Community Correspondent Shanti Baraik reports on cases of domestic violence and abuse and on the structures of power and everyday practices that lead to such violence. Through her videos, she hopes to give more power to survivors.

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Dalit Man Dies of Police Brutality in Jharkhand

 
/ April 9, 2018

Police brutality against people from Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe communities is neither new nor rare. The state should focus on protecting vulnerable groups from torture rather than weakening the existing law against caste-discrimination and atrocity.

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Trafficked and Sold from One Man to Another, Minor Finally Returns Home

 
/ February 16, 2018

Nati was one of the 130 children who go missing and often fall victim to trafficking every day in India. Sold for 70,000 rupees, she was forcibly married and abused for a year before she managed to come back home.

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Government Hospital in Jharkhand Leads by Example

 
/ February 8, 2018

At 167 deaths for every one lakh live births, India’s maternal mortality rate is still much higher than the Sustainable Development Goals target of 70. How can government hospitals help change the figure?

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Inside Jharkhand: A Tale of Two Hospitals

 
/ February 7, 2018

At 167 deaths for every one lakh live births, India’s maternal mortality rate is still much higher than the Sustainable Development Goals target of 70. How can government hospitals help change the figure?

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Pension Schemes Fail Village Elderly

 
/ January 12, 2018

An elderly woman in Jharkhand is forced to pick leaves and weave baskets for a measly income, despite being entitled to a monthly payment under the Indira Gandhi Old Age Pension Scheme.

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Painting a New Story: Sohrai Art in Jharkhand

 
/ November 17, 2017

Traditionally painted by women, Sohrai and Khovar are indigenous art forms depicting weddings, harvests and life in the forests.