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Vol 5 Issue 47, Nov 21 - 27, 2014
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Mothers’ diary
Mothers’ diary

Ten years after staging the iconic protest in the nude, the 12 women in Manipur are gearing up for a bigger agitation. Anjulika Thingnam retraces the mothers’ path and finds out their plans

  Posted    22-Nov-2014    Vol 5 Issue 47
Goals to score
Goals to score

From behind the veil, a group of Muslim girls in Mumbra dreamt big and have realised it. First, they learnt playing football, against all odds, and have set up a club. Now they have plans for intellectual pursuits, says Kamayani Bali-Mahabal

  Posted    22-Nov-2014    Vol 5 Issue 47
Supporting schools
Supporting schools

In a bid to educate underprivileged children and youth in India properly, an US-based NGO, Pratham, works with schools, where students lag behind in reading and math skills, says Arun Kumar

  Posted    03-Nov-2014    Vol 5 Issue 44
Women’s care
Women’s care

In many backward areas of India, women’s health, particularly maternity care, is being taken care of now by Global Poverty Action Fund initiative, launched in 2012 by Oxfam, says Ajitha Menon

  Posted    27-Oct-2014    Vol 5 Issue 43
Neglected cleaners
Neglected cleaners

As India moves into a cleanliness drive, the unsung heroes of sanitation – the men who enter clogged drains to clear them physically – remain forgotten. Rupesh Dutta and Gaurav Sharma report

  Posted    27-Oct-2014    Vol 5 Issue 43
Bumper crops
Bumper crops

Model farmers are showing bumper crops by adopting Sustainable Integrated Farming Systems, taught to them by village farmers’ club, set up under a food security initiative, says Saadia Azim

  Posted    27-Oct-2014    Vol 5 Issue 43
Gutsy girls
Gutsy girls

Many schoolgirls in Uttar Pradesh have put up a fight to bring children, who are forced to work, to classrooms. One of them, Anupriya Pal, won the Meena Ratna Student Award, says Alka Pande

  Posted    18-Oct-2014    Vol 5 Issue 42
Changing women
Changing women

Working together, two NGOs, Sanatkada and Nirantar, have transformed the lives of many poor women, enabling them to stand on their own and also realize their full potential, says Mehru Jaffer

  Posted    2014/09/29    Vol 5 Issue 39
Right lawyers
Right lawyers

Forum for Social and Economic Rights, set up by a group of advocates, has been doing yeoman service to the socially and economically downtrodden people of Madhya Pradesh, says Shuriah Niazi

  Posted    13-Sep-2014    Vol 5 Issue 37
Sprint to nowhere
Sprint to nowhere

A star sprinter who represented India, Bibiana Kulu is now a domestic help in a Mumbai home. The story of the 17-year-old tells more of the state of Indian sports itself. Rakhi Ghosh reports

  Posted    06-Sep-2014    Vol 5 Issue 36
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