Tag: Varsha Jawalgekar
Female Tabla Maestro Succeeds Despite Bias
Shobha, a talented tabla player had to battle against patriarchy to follow her dreams.
Land and Life Lost in Bihar.
A young woman dies and frustrations rise over a land grab attempt in a Dalit community in Bihar.
Microcredit Incites Caste Violence
A local moneylender vengefully attacks a Dalit woman from a microfinance group
Women Master Art Of Farming
Women break into male domain of agriculture and set up a farming cooperative in Bihar.
Railway Expansion Displaces Villagers
A railway development project in Bihar puts an entire village in danger of displacement without adequate rehabilitation plans.
Women MasterArt Of Farming
Women break into the mail domain of traditional farming, turn food growers in remote village of India’s Bihar state
Villagers ExposeCorrupt Dealer
Villagers in Bihar’s Vaishali district expose corruption in the Public Distribution System, seek action.
Marching IntoMale Bastion
Half of the panchayat members in Fatahpur Pakri village in Bihar are women, but Suman is the only member who exercises her rights.