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Sowing Seeds of Change!!

Sowing Seeds of Change!!

Written by: Mangneo Lhungdim, Deputy Director, IGSSS       New Delhi: I consider myself fortunate to be in IGSSS at a time when it celebrates the 55th glorious foundation day for more than one reason, not only because IGSSS is one of the earliest national development...

Child Marriages in India

Child Marriages in India

Written By: SukanyaChatterjee, Assistant Manager - Eastern Region     Child marriage is a world-wide phenomenon transcending regional and cultural boundaries. While the practice can be found across South Asia, Mexico, Brazil and many countries in Africa, India leads...

Development and CSR

Development and CSR

Written By: K.O Mathai, Manager, West Zone     IGSSS and Suzlon Foundation formed a partnership in 2008 and started the livelihood focused programmatic implementation for the most marginalised communities in Waghodiya block of the Baroda district in Gujarat. The...

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...

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Reaching out to the Unreached

16 July 2021
Disaster Risk Reduction

As part of IGSSS’s National COVID-19 Relief Response, a potters community of 30 households residing in Nayapara urban settlement in Durg,...

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...

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