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Write to live
Write to live

‘Khabar Lahariya’ is a weekly newspaper that sensitises not just its 80,000 readers on gender issues, it has changed the lives of its women journalists with rural mooring, says Mehru Jaffer 

  Posted    23-Mar-2015    Vol 6 Issue 12
No kid stuff
No kid stuff

Among conservative Muslim women, adolescent girls create awareness on family planning, child marriage, nutrition, sanitation, thanks to Bihar Voluntary Health Association, says Ajitha Menon

  Posted    23-Mar-2015    Vol 6 Issue 12
Inspiring service
Inspiring service

An NGO that takes used clothes, household goods and other essential items from cities to villages, Goonj has also inspired many to ditch careers and turn social workers, says Rahul Vaishnavi

  Posted    16-Mar-2015    Vol 6 Issue 11
Changing women
Changing women

Lives of several women in Bihar’s Madhubani district have undergone a sea change, making them independent and powerful, thanks to the Poorest Area Civil Societies Programme, says Alka Pande

  Posted    16-Mar-2015    Vol 6 Issue 11
It’s no kid stuff
It’s no kid stuff

The prevalence of child marriages in Rajasthan not just makes a mockery of the law but also causes deep psychological wounds in the minds of those forced to enter wedlock, says Gaurav Sharma

  Posted    09-Mar-2015    Vol 6 Issue 10
Unsafe workplaces
Unsafe workplaces

Though women subjected to sexual harassment at workplace can seek justice, lack of social and family support enables men to get away with the crime. Rakhi Ghosh analyses the gamut of issues

  Posted    09-Mar-2015    Vol 6 Issue 10
Sailing in style
Sailing in style

The Indian Navy and Coast Guard are giving more opportunities for women to do off shore duties of late. Hema Vijay checks how choppy are the waters for women, who want to be on par with men

  Posted    23-Feb-2015    Vol 6 Issue 8
Saving victims
Saving victims

An Indian American surgeon is in India to save victims of road accidents with his $200,000 simulator dummy. Arun Kumar finds out from Dinesh Vyas of Michigan State University what he is up to

  Posted    23-Feb-2015    Vol 6 Issue 8
Women builders
Women builders

Does an all-woman construction workers team sound like a dream? Well, Pipal Tree Ventures has managed to put together such a team that is building agri-warehouses. Smita Deodhar speaks to Santosh Parulekar, the man who trains the builders

  Posted    16-Feb-2015    Vol 6 Issue 7
Green it, too
Green it, too

The launch of Make in India campaign is timely, says Rajendra Shende, batting for the decoupling of fossil fuel based energy generation from the present growth model to make it eco-friendly

  Posted    10-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 2
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