Vol 8 Issue 9, Feb 24, 2017 - Mar 02, 2017.

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  • 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
  • Disaster’s child

    Disaster’s child

    She was born out of a disaster that struck coastal people 10 years ago. She is Tsunamika, a doll adorning homes, offices, educational institutions and events around the world. Hema Vijay tells us about her birth and how she symbolises hope
      Posted    10-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 2
  • The fighter

    The fighter

    Kamayani Bali-Mahabal narrates the story of tribal activist K Kali from the Irula community in Kerala. Kali with other women is fighting against the twin evils of alcoholism and malnutrition
      Posted    22-Dec-2014    Vol 5 Issue 51
  • Grassroots voices

    Grassroots voices

    Fiery grassroots women activists like Monemma, an outspoken young woman from the Yanadi tribe of Andhra Pradesh, took the national capital by storm and drew up an agenda for women’s liberation at a mock Women’s Parliament. Taru Bahl reports
      Posted    22-Dec-2014    Vol 5 Issue 51
  • Right schooling

    Right schooling

    Right to Education Act is doing wonders like putting Akangsha, daughter of poor workers, in a public school in a Rajasthani village. Even her own siblings were not so lucky, says Dilnaz Boga
      Posted    08-Dec-2014    Vol 5 Issue 49
  • Wedding stopper

    Wedding stopper

    Adolescent Girls’ Groups have been ushering in positive changes. In a remote village in Odisha’s Kandhamal district, the wedding of a 17-year-old Dalit girl was stopped, says Sarada Lahangir
      Posted    08-Dec-2014    Vol 5 Issue 49
  • The transformers

    The transformers

    A Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Committee in Marwatoli village of Bihar has made the local health sub centre functional, turning it a model govt-run facility, says Ajitha Menon
      Posted    08-Dec-2014    Vol 5 Issue 49
  • Free from despair

    Free from despair

    Adharshila Awasiya Vidyalaya, a residential school for tribal girls, gives hope to many who have gone through hell. Like child brides, rape victims, disabled, abandoned, says Annapurna Jha
      Posted    01-Dec-2014    Vol 5 Issue 48
  • 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
  • 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
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