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

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  • 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
  • What women want

    What women want

    UN Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Lakshmi Puri, speaks to Rakhee Bakshee on the need for mainstreaming gender issues and ending violence against women
      Posted    04-Aug-2014    Vol 5 Issue 31
  • Just unfriendly

    Just unfriendly

    Public transport in the country is not friendly to people with disabilities, says Rupesh Dutta, citing as example Delhi’s insensitive crew, vehicles with no ramps and people sans awareness
      Posted    12-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 28
  • Power women

    Power women

    In the Singrur-Sonbhadra-Singrauli region, known for power plants, local women took up the task of fighting for compensation for all they lost to industrial development. Rashme Sehgal reports
      Posted    07-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 27
  • Childhood lost

    Childhood lost

    In what is painted as paradise, childhood gets lost. With false promises, children are even now lured to work in Gujarat’s cotton fields, where torture is a norm. Prantick Majumder reports 
      Posted    07-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 27
  • Toilets first

    Toilets first

    Four years ago, there was an attempt to provide toilets at homes in Badaun district. If it had fructified, the two girls might not have been raped and hung from a tree. Anjali Singh reports
      Posted    14-Jun-2014    Vol 5 Issue 24
  • The justice league

    The justice league

    A group of young crusaders, many of them working professionals, are engaged in a campaign for a "rape free India" and expeditious justice to victims of rape and acid attacks, says Shweta Sharma
      Posted    17-May-2014    Vol 5 Issue 20
  • Unpicked votes

    Unpicked votes

    The vast army of rag pickers, who help keep Delhi clean, could not pick their candidates in this election as they have no ID proof to enroll as voters, say Shweta Sharma and Shradha Chettri
      Posted    10-May-2014    Vol 5 Issue 19
  • Backing studies

    Backing studies

    Founder of VIT University, G Viswanthan, has also found a way to give financial support to college students through Universal Higher Education Trust. P C Vinoj Kumar meets some beneficiaries
      Posted    03-May-2014    Vol 5 Issue 18
  • Nobody's issue

    Nobody's issue

    Despite a ban, manual scavenging continues. With no party or politician making it an election issue, scavengers themselves would go for a campaign for a dignified life, says Shradha Chettri
      Posted    26-Apr-2014    Vol 5 Issue 17
  • Passing the baton

    Passing the baton

    As India votes, The Weekend Leader’s Friends of Positive Journalism Forum gets a new team of office bearers with outgoing Chairman P Saravanaraja handing over the baton to Madan A Sendhil
      Posted    22-Apr-2014    Vol 5 Issue 16
  • A long walk

    A long walk

    Two Sri Lankan Tamils, Yogendran and Thirukumaran, walked a distance of 852 km from London to Geneva creating a wave of support for the Eelam cause in Europe. Paul Newman reports from Geneva
      Posted    29-Mar-2014    Vol 5 Issue 13
  • Political buzz

    Political buzz

    My unManifesto is a campaign to create a crowd-sourced youth manifesto that is being carried out online with the help of Youth Ki Awaaz, a website for youth to speak up. Aditi Bishnoi reports
      Posted    22-Mar-2014    Vol 5 Issue 12
  • Help to Africa

    Help to Africa

    Rural women suffer everywhere. Even in Africa. So, India has partnered a new initiative to help African women hone their skills in handicraft and also sell the products. Hadra Ahmed reports
      Posted    15-Mar-2014    Vol 5 Issue 11
  • Schooling society

    Schooling society

    A campaign, carried out on a golden triangle partnership involving private sector, civil society and government, has done wonders in 300 schools. Shradha Chettri visits one school in Haryana
      Posted    08-Mar-2014    Vol 5 Issue 10
  • Kind samurais

    Kind samurais

    A young Japanese army was at the flood devastated Kedarnath working from morning to evening, building homes and community centres and cleaning villages. M R Narayan Swamy tells us about them
      Posted    01-Mar-2014    Vol 5 Issue 9
  • Tamil's voice

    Tamil's voice

    Rayappu Joseph is much hated by Sri Lanka’s Sinhala people. But the Tamils, among whom he works, feel that the Mannar Bishop may soon be considered for a Nobel Peace Prize, says Paul Newman
      Posted    01-Mar-2014    Vol 5 Issue 9
  • Suitable match

    Suitable match

    Young cancer survivors face a certain stigma that nobody would marry them. So now a campaign is on across India to dispel misconceptions about the disease, says Anjali Madan. Activists hope Yuvraj Singh’s wedding could change the scenario
      Posted    22-Feb-2014    Vol 5 Issue 8
  • AAP's Soni

    AAP's Soni

    Soni Sori, who was a victim of police torture in Chhattisgarh, is now set to fight for those jailed on false charges by contesting the Lok Sabha elections on an AAP ticket, says Alok Singh
      Posted    22-Feb-2014    Vol 5 Issue 8
  • The exorcist

    The exorcist

    A police officer’s determination to exorcise witchcraft from rural Assam is paying dividends as people now come forward to speak out. Rupesh Dutta reports on Kuladhar Saikia’s Project Prahari
      Posted    22-Feb-2014    Vol 5 Issue 8
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