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Paris Agreement – The Global deal to Tackle Climate Change

Paris Agreement – The Global deal to Tackle Climate Change

Written By: Ms.Gayatri Mahar, Assistant Manager, Climate Change At the climate conference (COP21) held in December 2015, 196 countries adapted the first ever universal, legally binding global climate deal - “the Paris Agreement”.  The agreement set out a long term...

Things We Do Not Speak

Things We Do Not Speak

Written By: Ms. Sohini Bhattacharjee, Officer Communications   After a decade long friendship that was nurtured over the years, Ranjana (name changed) became my closest confidante. Having known her closely, it came naturally to me to hear the things she didn’t say. I...

Peace Programming in the North East

Peace Programming in the North East

    Written By: Ms.Sreya Mazumdar, Sr.Manager, Programmes   There is a history of violent conflict over land in Assam between the indigenous Bodo tribal and ethnic Bengali Muslim settlers dating back to 1952, with subsequent violent clashes occurring in 1979-1985,...

Recounting a Year of Positive Fatherhood Programme in East Uttar Pradesh

Recounting a Year of Positive Fatherhood Programme in East Uttar Pradesh

    Written By :  P.V.Swati, Former Officer - Gender Mainstreaming   As part of its gender mainstreaming strategy, IGSSS has actively sought to engage with men in various programmatic areas and this was the key rationale behind the ideation of our Positive Fatherhood...

Field Diary: Trang – a Volunteer from Germany shares her Experience

Field Diary: Trang – a Volunteer from Germany shares her Experience

By: Quynh Trang Nguyen, Volunteer, New Delhi   New Delhi: With a Social Sciences background and a profound interest in development work, I have been working as a volunteer at IGSSS since September 2015. Having given the opportunity to work in a well-known and...

Impact of Disaster on Children: Kashmir Flood Case

Impact of Disaster on Children: Kashmir Flood Case

    Written By : Ms.Essar Batool, Former Project Coordinator, Emergency Humanitarian Support in J&K   Opening lines of a write up have never been truer. The impending danger and the unpredictability of damage caused by disasters, natural or man-made, turn them into...

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana – The Need to Bridge Information Gap

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana – The Need to Bridge Information Gap

    Written By: Ms.Sohini Bhattacharjee, Officer Communications   Shoma Bhuriyan is the mainstay of Mona Cottage, a Paying Guest for Girls in Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi. From deftly handling the household chores to ensuring that absolute conduct and discipline is...

Community Awareness through Information Education Communication (IEC)

Community Awareness through Information Education Communication (IEC)

  Nalanda, Bihar : The above shown IEC on the theme 'Usage of Clean Water' was developed by IGSSS partner organisation Lok Swarajya Sangh (LSS), under the livelihood programme Sustainable Options for Uplifting Livelihood (SOUL). This was an attempt towards encouraging...

Emergency Humanitarian Support post West Bengal Flood

Emergency Humanitarian Support post West Bengal Flood

Reported By : Ms.Milan Mandanna, Assistant Manager - Disaster Risk Reduction      West Bengal : Naren Sarkar is an agricultural labourer in Kantabagan village. When West Bengal was hit by severe floods following cyclone komen, the strong currents of the Ichchamati...

Concerns under JNNURM for Urban Poor

Concerns under JNNURM for Urban Poor

Reported By : Ms.Arpita Macwan, Officer Programmes, Ahmedabad     Indore, Madhya Pradesh: IGSSS has initiated project for the urban poor- Samaveshi Sheher (Inclusive city) in 28 cities. In western region there are seven partner organizations associated with the...

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The Ones We do not See

24 July 2016
Urban Poverty

By: Arpita Macwan, Assistant Manager - Programmes, West Zone Mumbai, a city synonymous with dreams and cinema, is house to around 12 million hopeful...

Training on Disaster Mitigation in Lakhimpur District of Assam India

1 July 2016
Disaster Risk Reduction

A training programme on search and rescue, first aid and early warning was organized as part of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) intervention. It was...