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Helping widows

Helping widows

In the city of widows, where women are just dumped by relatives after the husband's death, there is an air of despair and helplessness. But there is one ray of hope, too: Laxmi Gautam, an academician in Vrindavan. Afsana Rashid spoke to her

Knitting style

Knitting style

With the hand knitting style of Peruvian women as weft and her own creativity as warp, Devika Dass has woven her own label, earning accolades in the fashion world. Smitha Sadanandan reports

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Banking women

Banking women

She realised that banks are not women-friendly when she was an employee in Jorhat. So Lakhimi Baruah started her own urban cooperative bank, says Ratna Bharali Talukdar

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Tribal travails

Tribal travails

Problems of Sahariya tribals in Madya Pradesh are multifarious. At a resettlement colony housing those displaced by a dam, there is despair. There is also hope, as Pamela Philipose finds out

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Target Jarawa

Target Jarawa

As the Jarawa tribe depletes, several efforts are on to protect them. The latest is a training centre in Port Blair to find solutions to questions that emerge from the field, says Anurag Dey

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