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Stories of Change

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Gender Justice

04 Feb, 2019

Chhattisgarh

Strengthening Pancha...

Unaware by the change which was emerging in their lives, Phoolkumari and her friends along with other villagers of Sushi village of Janjgir Champa district in Chhattisgarh headed to... Read More

Education

23 Jul, 2019

Jharkhand

Jharkhand’s Geeta* G...

Geeta Kumari, a 13 year-old class four student of the Munda community had to drop out of school in 2018. But with Oxfam India’s child-tracking campaign — that tracks out of school c... Read More

#COVID19: Oxfam India is responding

21 May, 2020

Odisha-AP border

The Homeward Journey

Navigating social media has been grim these last two months. It is flooded with images of migrant workers trying to reach their homes thousands of kilometres away — walking home; ly... Read More

Education

17 Sep, 2019

New Delhi

Oxfam India helps Gu...

Gudiya (centre) with two of her friends who also went to the centre run by Oxfam India. Thirteen year old Gudiya* came to Delhi with her parents, who migrated from Assam five years... Read More

#COVID19: Oxfam India is responding

23 May, 2020

Patna & Siddharthnagar

Leaving a Life Behin...

Mohammed Moin had been in Delhi for a long time. He owned a tea stall and earned a monthly profit of about Rs 10000. Since the lockdown, which began on March 25, he hadn’t been able... Read More

Education

30 Oct, 2019

New Delhi

Empowering girls thr...

16-year-olds Radha* and Devrani* had to miss regular classes for two months after they were transferred from their school to another that was far from their localities. The schools ... Read More

#COVID19: Oxfam India is responding

02 Jun, 2020

रायपुर

अब कौन पूछता है, हम ...

रायपुर से करीब 40 किमी दूर, राष्ट्रीय राजमार्ग 53 पर बसे आरंग के शास्त्री चौक पर किराए के एक मकान में रहने वाली डॉली ट्रांसजेंडर समुदाय से है. छत्तीसगढ़ में यह समुदाय अब भी सामाजिक ... Read More

Gender Justice

05 Nov, 2019

Jharkhand

From Survivor to Cha...

Though married as a child and facing domestic violence, 33 year old Hira Devi of Jharkhand’s Silda village never thought it was a problem. She grew up believing that this was normal... Read More

#COVID19: Oxfam India is responding

09 Jun, 2020

Chhattisgarh

Reaching Out to the ...

Itwarin Bai is completely dependent on NTFPs for her family’s livelihood. An unproductive year coupled with an unexpected hailstorm meant there was no income from the seasonal Mahua... Read More

Education

19 Mar, 2019

Bihar

Nandini's mother hel...

9-year-old Nandini was born into a family of Musahars in Bihar. The Musahar community belongs to the Hindu scheduled caste which now falls under the term 'Mahadalit’ or the most mar... Read More

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