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S M Sehgal Foundation (Sehgal Foundation) is a public, charitable trust registered in India since 1999. Our mission is to strengthen community-led development initiatives to achieve positive social, economic, and environmental change across rural India. We envision every person across rural India empowered to lead a more secure, prosperous, and dignified life. With support from donors and partners, we design and promote rural development interventions that create opportunities, build resilience, and provide solutions to some of the most pressings challenges in India's poorest communities. Together with rural communities, we create sustainable programs for managing water resources, increasing agricultural productivity, and strengthening rural governance. The team's emphasis on gender equality and women's empowerment is driven by the realization that human rights are central to developing every person's potential.

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Film Review: Biriyani - A Gripping Take On The Life Of Muslim Women In Kerala

Film Review: Biriyani – A Gripping Take On The Life Of Muslim Women In...

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Biriyani, screened at the 11th Indian Film Festival, Bhubaneshwar, is a stark reminder of the relative, and absolute position of a woman, within the Muslim samajam, society in Kerala today.
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The ‘Aunty’ Body And All That Follows

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Kani Kusruti: Setting The Bar High With Acting And Politics Around Body & Representation

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