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Ethnic Conflict in Bodoland – Narratives of Crisis

Ethnic Conflict in Bodoland – Narratives of Crisis

Written by: Karishma Sharma, Programme Officer, North-East Zone Edited by: Communications Team     Kokrajhar, Assam: Madan Murmur wakes up around midnight every single night. This has been the routine since the last fifteen years or so as he continues to be haunted by...

Female Fervor against BTAD Crisis

Female Fervor against BTAD Crisis

  Assam: How much does it take for people to overcome pain? How much effort is required to rebuild one broken nest? Only the one who has been through all this can answer these questions. The ethnic conflict that broke between two communities in 2012 in BTAD, Assam,...

An Insight into the impact of Climate Change in Chhattisgarh

An Insight into the impact of Climate Change in Chhattisgarh

Written By: Dr.Gayatri Mahar, Assistant Manager, Climate Change   Chhattisgarh,a tribal dominated state, located in the central part of the country is largely rainfed and interspersed with plateau and hill areas which are characterized as barren and un-cultivable due...

The Power of 49

The Power of 49

Written  By:  Sreya Mozumdar,  Manager,  Programmes     The history of the Suffragette Movement in India commenced with a small deputation of women to England in 1919,led by Sarojini Naidu, to present the case for female suffrage before a select committee.  Prior to...

Traditional weaving: A dying Heritage

Traditional weaving: A dying Heritage

Written By: Ms.Leena Bhanot Singhal, Head - Program Quality & Support     The informal sector in India provides employment to 94% of the workforce, i.e. of the 465 million persons employed; 437 million are employed in the informal sector (NSSO 2009). This sector also...

377

377

Written by: Dr. Gayatri Mahar, Assistant Manager, Climate Change     Section 377 of the Indian constitution is a descendant of an archaic law from the colonial British rule, which described homosexual acts as “unnatural”. It was incorporated into the IPC in 1860.The...

Bonding and Growing Together

Bonding and Growing Together

Guna, Madhya Pradesh:   Story By : Ms. Arpita  Macwan, Execeutive Partnership Management, Baroda   Kherikhata  and  Bagonia  Kherikhata and Bagonia are  two  villages  located around 28  kilometre from  Guna block. IGSSS along  with  partner  organisation  Manav...

Women Self – Help Groups in Kashmir

Women Self – Help Groups in Kashmir

  Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir:  Self-help Groups have the potential to inculcate a spirit of entrepreneurship at the grassroots level. It is the need of the hour, especially at a time of global recession when we need to promote traditional livelihoods and home-based...

Who are the homeless?

Who are the homeless?

 Home embodies a physical place where one normally lives. It lends comfort, security,a sense of dignity, space and envelops the inhabitants with a feeling of belongingness and hope. However, for a segment of population living in urban India,home is roadside,...

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