Vol 8 Issue 21, May 19, 2017 - May 25, 2017.

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  • Smokeless threat

    Smokeless threat

    Chewing tobacco has been taking a heavy toll in India, which stands just behind China. Rajat Arora stresses the need for a campaign to raise awareness on the dangers of the smokeless killer
      Posted    01-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 22
  • Revolution encore

    Revolution encore

    A new bill passed by France on May 26 is expected to herald an ecological revolution as it primarily aims to reduce dependency on nuclear power to 50 % by 2025. Rajendra Shenda comments on it
      Posted    01-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 22
  • Kolkata changers

    Kolkata changers

    The newly elected Kolkata Municipal Corporation has 70 women in the 144-member team. Many first time women councillors have a good educational and professional background, says Saadia Azim
      Posted    01-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 22
  • Migrant woes

    Migrant woes

    Migrant labourers from Odisha’s Kalahandi-Bolangir-Koraput region work in brick kilns both within the State and outside without health support, insurance or sick leave, says Sarada Lahangir
      Posted    23-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 21
  • Consent, not contest

    Consent, not contest

    Thousands of villages in Gujarat have opted for Samras Scheme, under which the panchayat team is picked through mutual consent. Anuradha Shukla tells us how it helped women do exemplary work
      Posted    18-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 20
  • Blue to blue

    Blue to blue

    Once associated with manual scavenging, the colour ‘blue’ presently symbolises women’s empowerment in Rajasthan, where those once abhorred by society now make food items
      Posted    11-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 19
  • Health tunes

    Health tunes

    To sensitise rural communities on government health schemes and help them avail and monitor the services in Jharkhand, songs set to music drive home the points effectively, says Ajitha Menon  
      Posted    11-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 19
  • Nepal beckons

    Nepal beckons

    It is destination Nepal for the service-minded and those having loved ones in the quake-hit nation. People from various walks of life have arrived to save, help and heal, says Shweta Sharma
      Posted    04-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 18
  • Cops and kids

    Cops and kids

    By rehabilitating wayward children, helping them turn a new leaf, the Hazrat Nizamuddin police station has set an example for the rest of the country. Rajnish Singh reports on Operation Khoj
      Posted    04-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 18
  • Gates opines

    Gates opines

    An ‘impatient optimist’, Melinda Gates sees women’s health improving but is concerned over ‘many women and girls who are falling through the cracks, especially in the world’s poorest places’
      Posted    13-Apr-2015    Vol 6 Issue 15
  • Curbing monkey

    Curbing monkey

    A scheme to sterilize monkeys is helping jobless youth make some money in Himachal Pradesh, whose help has been sought by five states to keep simian numbers under control, says Vishal Gulati
      Posted    13-Apr-2015    Vol 6 Issue 15
  • Road to future

    Road to future

    With assistance from an NGO that supplied the bricks and materials, women of a remote hamlet in the Sundarbans region of West Bengal have built a road through their village, says Saadia Azim  
      Posted    06-Apr-2015    Vol 6 Issue 14
  • Princely gesture

    Princely gesture

    Prince Charles and his wife Camilla are behind an auto rickshaw race that will be held in November between Khajuraho to Kipling Camp in Madhya Pradesh to raise funds for conserving elephants
      Posted    30-Mar-2015    Vol 6 Issue 13
  • Schooling tasks

    Schooling tasks

    Tribal children in Rajasthan’s Udaipur district go to school against all odds. Besides wild animals, flash streams and a host of other impediments, they make long treks. Dilnaz Boga tells us how the people are being inspired not to give up
      Posted    30-Mar-2015    Vol 6 Issue 13
  • 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
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