Should we only give attention to women’s health on International day of action?

SharelinesMay 28--International Day of Action for Women’s health. @OxfamIndia is working on this issues in six states. Know more http://bit.ly/1eznO9G @OxfamIndia is working in six states to address critical health issues of women. Know more  http://bit.ly/1eznO9G Amidst the euphoria of the...

The “Ten-thousand Committee”: Reviving VHSNCs in Jharkhand

A campaign vehicle in Kuchu village as part of Campaign against Child Marriage and Anemia. Photo © Sanjay Sarangi of CINIActivation of Village Health and Sanitation Committees (VHSNC) improve health.Sharelines 30% children in Jharkhand don't receive all recommended immunization. Read how @...

Singing their way out of child marriage

A street-play against child marriage underway at an advocacy event in Ormanjhi (Photograph:Sanjay Sarangi, CINI)Jharkhand resists child marriage through folk songs, street plays and theatre “Chotta umare chotta umare na debe biha, suna baba o, chotta umare na debe biha.” (I am young, I am young....

Breaking the silence, standing tall

Sujata with her mother in her village in Odisha’s Kandhamal districtSharelines India has the highest number of child brides in the world. Read how young girls are saying no to marriage http://bit.ly/17VOIEz In Odisha nearly 37% children marry before the legal age. Some girls are a source of...