World Youth Skill Day: “Sustain Ancestral Skill or Earn Livelihood?” Question Next Gen Banaras Weavers
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.
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.
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.
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.
Uttar Pradesh, which has the country’s largest child population, also has the lowest transition rate from primary to upper primary school.
Anganwadi workers across the country have been protesting for higher pay but the government fails to realise their importance in eradicating malnutrition.
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.
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.