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Education

20 Nov, 2019

Odisha

Swantana has big dreams to achieve

Household responsibilities forced Swantana* to drop out of school and stay at home for nearly five years. It was through Oxfam India-Sikshasandhan run Multi-Lingual Education (MLE) programme in Mayurb...

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Gender Justice

05 Nov, 2019

Jharkhand

From Survivor to Champion of Women’s Rights

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, until two years a...

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Education

30 Oct, 2019

New Delhi

Empowering girls through education

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 had to transfer the...

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Education

17 Sep, 2019

New Delhi

Oxfam India helps Gudiya restart schooling

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 ago in search of...

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Education

23 Jul, 2019

Jharkhand

Jharkhand’s Geeta* Goes Back to School

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 children and gets th...

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Education

05 Jul, 2019

Chhattisgarh

Devyani goes back to school

Ten-year-old Devyani* very nearly dropped out of school. Had it not been for Oxfam India and Samerth’s effort, her education would have come to an abrupt end.  Though Devyani’s parents were ke...

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