Tag: right to education

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A Dilapidated School and the Precarious Future of its Students

 
/ May 10, 2017

Since the past five years, the dilapidated school in Chhattisgarh, is on the verge of collapse, posing a threat to students’ lives. But the neglect continues.

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A Thirsty Hamlet at the Banks of the Narmada

 
/ April 26, 2017

The Sardar Sarovar Project displaced over 70,000 people for the 'greater good' of providing water and electricity to huge swathes of the population. But these grand promises are belied by the condition of the children suffering from waterborne diseases on the banks of the dammed river.

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Orphaned HIV+ Student Goes to School Again

 
/ March 8, 2017

Community Correspondent Rohini Pawar succeeds in her battle against prejudice and discrimination

IU Impact: Teachers in Jharkhand Govt. School Get Paid After Four Years

 
/ December 11, 2012

On 31st May 2012 IndiaUnheard published a story about two teachers in rural Jharkhand who had not received their wages for over four years. The video was picked up by change.org, a campaigning website. A wildly successful petition followed—in 3 days over 4000 people had signed in support of the...

Six months later, students of a government school wait for textbooks

 
/ January 5, 2017

Suraj Kumar, a student of Bishnupur Government School, is the first person from his family to have a chance to go to school. His family has big dreams for him, hoping that he finishes basic education and moved up the economic ladder. But he and his schoolmates are worried about...

Impact | Teachers Appointed in Bihar School after Seven Years

 
/ September 23, 2016

Three years ago, Md Shehnavaz, a 12-year-old student of Dhanaila Primary School had never seen only two teachers. His classes would happen once in a few days, but it was a new problem. The school was completed in 2007 and catered to over 350 students, mostly from Maha Dalit community,...