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Promoting Peace through Positive Actions

Promoting Peace through Positive Actions

Palhalan, Kashmir: Hailing from village Tantraypora, I have always been dedicated towards working for the welfare of the community. This quest led me to be engaged with the project “Promoting Localized Empowering Action for Peace and Stability” in Jammu &...

About Traditional Seeds

About Traditional Seeds

                  Guna,Madhya Pradesh: The village is about 90 years old and the eldest person residing in the village is 85 years old. The Kherikhata village is situated about 28kms from Guna, Madhya Pradesh. The village is inhabited by 193 household with communities...

Hand in Hand

Hand in Hand

 Story By : Savita Verma and Laxmi Team “Mujhse mere ghar wale kehne lage hai ki tum to bilkul neta ho gayi ho, to maine bhi bol diya ki haan neta hi ho gayi hu. Dekho hum sab aurato ne milkar handpump sahi karvaya ki nahi. (My family has started telling me that you...

Step Up – From Home to Institutional Delivery

Step Up – From Home to Institutional Delivery

 Reported By : Christie Maria James, Officer – Gender MainstreamingAllahabad: As per the estimates, around 47,000 pregnant women or new mothers die each year in India. Lack of access to institutional deliveries is one of the prime reason which contributes to such a...

Drought and Suppressed Childhood

Drought and Suppressed Childhood

Written By: Sohini Bhattacharjee, Officer CommunicationsBablu was the youngest amongst half a dozen vegetable vendors who lined outside Mona Cottage every day, a working girls hostel in a south Delhi locality. Dressed in a tattered green colored   t – shirt and blue...

Women and Leadership

Women and Leadership

Written By: Ms.Sreya Mazumdar, Sr. Manager Programmes The statistics tell their own story. Only 5% of working women in India make it to senior leadership positions in the corporate sector, says a research carried out following the Companies Act 2013 that mandated...

Whose Drought?

Whose Drought?

Written By – SohiniBhattacharjee, Officer Communications In my everyday metro life, drought is almost a non existential alienated subject. Rather, to me there are more pressing issues to meet in my daily existence - to catch the early morning metro, work to tick off...

Humanitarian Stories: Surviving Disasters

Humanitarian Stories: Surviving Disasters

"World Humanitarian Day is an annual reminder of the need to act to alleviate the suffering. It is also an occasion to honour the humanitarian workers and volunteers toiling on the frontlines of crises. I pay tribute to these dedicated women and men who brave danger...

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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...