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Social Inclusion

05 Apr, 2019

Odisha

Phulme Majhi - Build...

Bandpari, home to Phulme is a small hamlet in the Lanjigarh block of Kalahandi district of Odisha. This region is home to the Dongria and the Kutia Kondh tribes who are known for their pr... Read More

Health

04 Feb, 2020

Bihar

Community-Based Orga...

Kajal Kumari lives with her husband, Aakash and her in-laws in Jakkanpur in Patna in Bihar. Aakash is a daily wage labourer and did not have a regular source of income; the financial burd... Read More

India Discrimination Report

29 Jun, 2020

New Delhi

Domestic  Workers St...

Before the lockdown was announced on March 24, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged people to support and pay full wages to the support staff and domestic workers. But the reality has b... Read More

India Discrimination Report

14 Sep, 2020

Chennai

On Auto Mode

Thirty-five year old Mohana is a COVID warrior. She is one of the women auto drivers in Chennai who volunteered to distribute food packets to some of the poorest families between Guindy a... Read More

Economic Justice

14 Feb, 2021

Chhattisgarh & Jharkhand

Solar Boost For Rura...

A couple of months ago we brought to you the story of the Businesswomen of Godda who were involved in the Sal leaf plate making enterprise. The rural livelihood programme sees a big push ... Read More

Private Sector Engagement

07 Nov, 2021

Marathwada, Maharashtra

Sugarcane Workers’ O...

Oxfam India is running a campaign in Osmanabad and Beed districts in Maharashtra to register sugarcane cutter migrant workers before they leave for other districts and neighbouring states... Read More

Transboundary Rivers of South Asia (TROSA)

13 Jan, 2022

Dhubri, Assam

Handcrafting a Water...

“I remember reading about how to make a water filter at home when I was in class seven,” said Rowsonara Begum, a 53 year old resident of Bamunpara village in the Bilasipara block of Dhubr... Read More

Gender Justice

15 Mar, 2022

Kalahandi, Odisha

From a Survivor of C...

“The word ‘Shivaratri’ means light that emanates after a long period of darkness. Hence, I want to be a light for others and try to eradicate darkness from every woman’s life”, says Shiva... Read More

India Discrimination Report

09 Jun, 2022

New Delhi

Cash For Livelihood

Salma and Zareena had struggled financially their entire lives. As if that was not enough – the lockdown worsened their situation and left them struggling to even get basic necessities li... Read More

Education

13 Sep, 2022

Sitamarhi, Bihar

Solar Lamps Lights U...

Sunita Devi is a 38 year old woman living in Dharmpur village in Dumra block, in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district. She is from a poor family; the family comprises her husband Ashok Paswan and e... Read More

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