Tag: Uttar Pradesh

World Youth Skill Day: “Sustain Ancestral Skill or Earn Livelihood?” Question Next Gen Banaras Weavers

 
/ July 15, 2019

On World Youth Skill Day, young weavers from Banaras talk about their dilemma between sustaining their ancestral skill of weaving or earning a better livelihood with a different skill. 

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How a Video brought Healthcare Services to Children Suffering from Mumps

 
/ February 19, 2019

A video reporting the outbreak of mumps at a primary school in Uttar Pradesh led to setting up of health camps and ensured that children were treated.

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Women in Varanasi Take Charge of their Own Future

 
/ February 14, 2019

Shabnam Begum is dismantling patriarchy by helping women from a conservative society push boundaries and to study, work and to be treated as equal members of society.

Uttar Pradesh Fails to Ensure Food Security Amidst Rising Hunger

 
/ November 20, 2018

A village in Kushinagar lives on the brink of malnourishment as the Public Distribution System fails to deliver to the most disenfranchised. Or, fails to ensure last mile service delivery.

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Two Kilometers From the Seat of the UP Government, a School in Distress

 
/ September 5, 2018

Uttar Pradesh, which has the country’s largest child population, also has the lowest transition rate from primary to upper primary school.

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Indian Government is Failing its Nutrition and Healthcare Crusaders

 
/ August 24, 2018

Anganwadi workers across the country have been protesting for higher pay but the government fails to realise their importance in eradicating malnutrition.

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Adarsh Gram Yojana: Inside PM Modi’s Ideal Village

 
/ August 13, 2018

The residents of Nagepur were jubilant when their village was adopted by the PM under the Adarsh Gram Yojana. Two years on, little progress has been made.

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First Sexually Violated, then Harassed by Law Keepers

 
/ August 6, 2018

Rape survivors are often further violated by upholders of the law, who are either unaware of amendments in law or not sensitive enough to support survivors.