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Vol 5 Issue 42, Oct 17 - 23, 2014
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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
Fighter women
Fighter women

As violence against women spirals all around, we rarely find someone plunging in to save someone or call the police. Syeda Hameed writes about two such brave women Mohini Giri and Padma Seth

  Posted    06-Sep-2014    Vol 5 Issue 36
Proved again
Proved again

That Sri Lankan military brutalizes Tamils is old hat. An excerpt from a new book by Trevor Grant, 'Sri Lanka’s Secrets: How the Rajapaksa Regime Gets Away with Murder', has more chilling facts

  Posted    06-Sep-2014    Vol 5 Issue 36
Sobering mothers
Sobering mothers

Weaning Assam’s tea workers from alcohol was not an easy task for members of the Mother’s Club when they launched a campaign. But they persevered and made a mark, says Azera Parveen Rahman

  Posted    25-Aug-2014    Vol 5 Issue 34
Double hurt
Double hurt

Armed conflict and environmental degradation affect all. But they hurt women more as Chetna Verma found in Mendhar district of Jammu and Kashmir where too many limbs had been lost to landmine

  Posted    16-Aug-2014    Vol 5 Issue 33
Parched pain
Parched pain

For women in Kashmir, water is a mirage. They have been trekking long distances, enduring pain to get a pail full for generations. Chetna Verma finds the scene quite close to the film, Jal

  Posted    09-Aug-2014    Vol 5 Issue 32
Fighting malnutrition
Fighting malnutrition

In Karnataka’s Bidar district, a community led initiative to address child malnutrition is ushering in change as schools and families develop their own kitchen gardens, reports Pushpa Achanta

  Posted    04-Aug-2014    Vol 5 Issue 31
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