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Gender Justice

01 Dec, 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Broken but not defeated

Julie,18, is a community mobilizer working with the Creating Spaces project. She is a strong advocate for women’s rights and gender equality and works to get the girls in her village, Bhains...

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Gender Justice

01 Dec, 2018

Odisha

Being the voice of her community

Shakuntala Harpal, 45, is a Dalit leader in Harichandrapur Village, India. Shakuntala has worked for many years to help the women and girls in her village exercise their basic rights. Shaktunala helps...

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Gender Justice

01 Dec, 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Being a trailblazer

Vishaka Kashyap, 28, was 22 years old when she was married and went to go live in her husband’s village, Bucchabasti in Uttar Pradesh. She has a 4-year-old son. Unlike many of the women in her co...

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Gender Justice

03 Dec, 2018

India

Paving the way for change

Sonali Naik, 23, accesses support services through Oxfam's Creating Spaces project. Sonali married at 17 and unknowingly entered into a relationship filled with violence and abuse. Sonali’s husband an...

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Education

15 Nov, 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Her struggle for an education

Tanu* dreams of going to school so she can help her family break out of poverty. Every day she would travel from her slum in Raebareli to study in a nearby Upper Primary School. But due to poor econom...

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Social Inclusion

04 Dec, 2018

Odisha

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