Vol 7 Issue 49, Dec 02, 2016 - Dec 08, 2016.

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  • Healing with love

    Healing with love

    Having won his battle with cancer, cricketer Yuvraj Singh has launched a clothing line to use the profit from the venture to help cancer patients who cannot afford the high cost of treatment 
      Posted    12-Sep-2016    Vol 7 Issue 37
  • Life changers

    Life changers

    A disempowered workforce has been toiling without proper wages or benefits in Mumbai’s Dharavi, a hub for small scale industries. Things are now changing for the better, finds out Mehru Jaffer
      Posted    20-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 34
  • Power of choice

    Power of choice

    India’s family planning agenda has to look beyond sterilisation and offer more contraceptive choices for rural women whose dignity, privacy and safety has to be respected, says Bijayalaxmi Nanda
      Posted    01-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 31
  • Changing mindsets

    Changing mindsets

    For last five years, Urmila Chanam has been raising awareness on menstrual hygiene. Now she has taken to social media to change public perceptions regarding the ‘red droplets,’ says Usha Rai
      Posted    18-Jul-2016    Vol 7 Issue 29
  • Save the lake

    Save the lake

    The famous brackish water lake, Chilika, will be lost if there was no intervention, warns a retired Geology professor, who says that it will be a part of Bay of Bengal. K S Jayaraman reports
      Posted    09-Jul-2016    Vol 7 Issue 28
  • Happy women

    Happy women

    Total prohibition in Bihar has brought relief to women since April. Manisha Prakash brings us some real life stories of success and delight that include instances of happy reunion of couples
      Posted    21-May-2016    Vol 7 Issue 21
  • Redefining beauty

    Redefining beauty

    After a survey found that a majority of Indian women believe the media has set an unrealistic standard of beauty for women, a beauty brand launches "Let's Break the Rules of Beauty" campaign
      Posted    09-May-2016    Vol 7 Issue 19
  • Water ATM

    Water ATM

    In a successful water supply programme, women in the slums of Kolkata draw their daily quota using smartcards that they swipe at the water ATMs installed in their localities, says Saadia Azim
      Posted    04-Apr-2016    Vol 7 Issue 14
  • Future shock

    Future shock

    Adaptation is the key to face the hotter, drier and wetter future, says weatherman Arun B Shrestha. He told Vishal Gulati that climate change disrupts seasons and leads to extreme conditions
      Posted    29-Mar-2016    Vol 7 Issue 13
  • Water banks

    Water banks

    Water Supply and Sanitation projects undertaken in 133 villages of Uttarakhand by Tata Trusts have changed the life of women, who look at the water tank like a bank, says Nitin Jugran Bahuguna
      Posted    29-Mar-2016    Vol 7 Issue 13
  • Hope for Dalits

    Hope for Dalits

    To the poor and socially-excluded Dalits in Chhindwara district in Madhya Pradesh, Forum for Social and Economic Rights, run by some lawyers, is the lone means of justice, says Shuriah Niazi
      Posted    22-Feb-2016    Vol 7 Issue 8
  • Height of death

    Height of death

    India is in no position to demilitarise Siachen despite the extreme climate taking a toll of one solider a month, says Abheet Sethi and Trisha Jalan, giving an overview of the deadly heights
      Posted    15-Feb-2016    Vol 7 Issue 7
  • Knitting women

    Knitting women

    A new online networking platform for career women, Wowonet, is acting as a pressure group to engage with policy makers for rights and entitlements. Tripti Nath finds the response encouraging
      Posted    23-Jan-2016    Vol 7 Issue 4
  • Workers unite

    Workers unite

    A union formed by Mewa Bharati with 12,000 women domestic workers in Jaipur has given its members a voice, to claim their rights and establish their identity as workers, says Anuradha Shukla
      Posted    16-Jan-2016    Vol 7 Issue 3
  • New direction

    New direction

    Sulabh International that builds toilets has also shown a new direction for many former women manual scavengers, who needed a new life after manual scavenging was banned. Elsa Mathews reports
      Posted    22-Dec-2015    Vol 6 Issue 51
  • Women on move

    Women on move

    In India, women migrate more for marriage and less for jobs is one of the revelations of Census and National Sample Survey data, says Preet Rustagi, who also found migration liberating women
      Posted    22-Dec-2015    Vol 6 Issue 51
  • Saving kids

    Saving kids

    An NGO initiative to fight child marriage has made men take a stand against the social menace around Agra. Chetna Verma tells us how the intervention among boys and men has saved many girls
      Posted    14-Dec-2015    Vol 6 Issue 50
  • Kalinga war

    Kalinga war

    HIV positive networks have been fighting against society for the rights of their members. Rakhi Ghosh tells us about the ongoing war in Kalinga, nay Odisha, where there are over 5000 members
      Posted    30-Nov-2015    Vol 6 Issue 48
  • Proving herself

    Proving herself

    For Ranjita Sethi, her election as sarpanch was the beginning of trials. Rakhi Ghosh explains how the 25-year-old Dalit woman, who was barred from entering the panchayat office, succeeded  
      Posted    07-Nov-2015    Vol 6 Issue 45
  • Alcoholic activists

    Alcoholic activists

    A Men Care group has been turning alcoholics into activists, who now work towards reforming men and youth in Agra’s shoe-making industry where liquor addiction is a menace. Chetna Verma finds out how many men have become responsible citizens
      Posted    07-Nov-2015    Vol 6 Issue 45
  • Shehnai’s dirge

    Shehnai’s dirge

    The total neglect of shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan’s birth place has not bothered any of the Bihar politicians fighting the present election. No one has even talked about it, says Imran Khan
      Posted    26-Oct-2015    Vol 6 Issue 43
  • Cancer & children

    Cancer & children

    Cankids Kidscan is a national society working for children with cancer through 41 centres. Anjali Madan reports on its awareness campaign and events bringing the children’s families together
      Posted    26-Oct-2015    Vol 6 Issue 43