Tag: Orissa

Raja Festival: Three Swinging Days For Women

 
/ August 12, 2011

In the coastal districts of Orissa, women break away from their routine during Raja festival.

Pregnancy Ambulance Fails To Deliver

 
/ June 29, 2011

In Orissa, only one ambulance is available to transport all the pregnant women of one block.

Unique Tribal Wedding Customs

 
/ June 15, 2011

In Orissa, men and women gather and choose spouses on the spot, removing the need for a dowry.

Micro-finance Changes Women’s Lives

 
/ March 1, 2011

Women in rural Orissa are empoweredย through micro-finance initiatives.

Cock-Fights: A Social Evil

 
/ February 22, 2011

In Orissa, an annual cock-fight festival becomes an excuse for gambling and alcoholism.

Ration Corruption Continues in Rural Orissa

 
/ November 22, 2010

Below Poverty Line villagers in Cuttack district are constantly cheated of their allotted rations.