Tag: protest

I am Nirbhaya

 
/ December 16, 2013

A year ago tens of thousands came out in protest on the streets in India. Angry, hurt and exhausted that it had happened again, another girl had lost her life to a sexual assault of the most brutal kind. The collective Indian memory remembers her as Nirbhaya, the fearless one—perhaps...

What makes a great Community Correspondent? Our criteria for selecting CC’s

 
/ April 16, 2013

By Radhika Gupta and Siddharth Pillai This is what we look for when recruiting Community Correspondents. You can read HERE about how we actually locate and select them. The candidate should be associated with social movements, human rights campaigns and/or NGOs. Candidates with a history of social movements not only have...

I Refuse to be Silenced

 
/ February 14, 2014

The names in this video have been changed to protect identities. A marriage proposal came for her. She met the family, liked them.They liked her. When the boy’s family demanded a dowry, her parents refused. And then started the torment. Community Correspondent Chanda Bharti from Uttar Pradesh reports. She refused...

The Great Indian Education Crisis: RTE

 
/ June 14, 2013

80 videos on the lack of education facilities in India and counting. Here’s why VV thinks a campaign to invigorate the Right to Education Act is necessary As he studied at a night school in Mumbai, Amol Lalzare also juggled several odd jobs during the day tosupport his family. His lifelong dream...

IU Impact: Community Video Brings Wage Equality

 
/ October 4, 2011

600 female laborers in Maharashtra get equal pay because of our Community Correspondent Rohini Pawar’s video

Lokpal Bill Triggers Citizens’ Anger

 
/ August 5, 2011

Citizens across the country expressed their frustration while the Lokpal Bill was tabled in Parliament yesterday.