Sunday, December 15, 2019
What Rural Women Can Teach Others About Finance And Innovation

What Rural Women Can Teach Others About Finance And Innovation

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There is a lot we can learn as financial service providers and development practitioners from these informal mechanisms that rural women from migrant communities employ to meet their financial needs.
Period. End Of Sentence. Wins An Oscar For Its Sensitive Portrayal Of Menstrual Stigma In India

Period. End Of Sentence. Wins An Oscar For Its Sensitive Portrayal Of Menstrual Stigma...

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The way local women channel anger at menstrual taboos into their work — making sanitary pads to improve female hygiene and earn a living — is the focus of the film 'Period. End Of Sentence.'
Rural Women In Karnataka March To Bengaluru Calling For Alcohol Prohibition

Rural Women In Karnataka March To Bengaluru Calling For Alcohol Prohibition

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Rural women are fighting for alcohol prohibition as it is them who bear the brunt of alcohol addiction and daily violence from the drunkard husbands, partners, and sons.
Rural Women's Battle Against Patriarchy And Apathy Of The Privileged

Rural Women’s Battle Against Patriarchy And Apathy Of The Privileged

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Indian rural women have for long participated in and even spearheaded such activism in fighting their own invisibility.
A Place Called Ejalgar: Myriad Tales Of The Namasudra Settlers In The Villages of Assam

Discrimination Faced By Namasudra Settlers In The Villages of Assam

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Our nation's flawed understanding of 'migration' and favouritism towards Hindu migrants only causes further discrimination to the Namasudra Bengali community, or to the Muslims of Bengali origin.
Rural Women Of Rajasthan And Their Everyday Violence: Is There No End?

Rural Women Of Rajasthan And Their Everyday Violence: Is There No End?

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Where is the safe space for the rural women of Rajasthan them to express their disappointment and who could they blame for the everyday violence that they face?
Why Is Nobody Listening To The Widowed Farmers Of Maharashtra?

Why Is Nobody Listening To The Widowed Farmers Of Maharashtra?

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According to the NCRB data, between 1995-2015 around 65,000 farmers have committed suicides, out of which 90% of the farmers are men, leaving a huge population of widow farmers behind.
Female ASHA Workers Rally Demanding Better Wages And Working Conditions

Female ASHA Workers Rally Demanding Better Wages And Working Conditions

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The farmers’ rally in Delhi involved large numbers of female ASHA workers demanding fair compensation for being on their feet 24 hours a day.
These Four Grassroots Women Leaders Travelled Across the Country for Land Rights

These Four Grassroots Women Leaders Travelled Across the Country for Land Rights

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Land rights give women the position which enables them to stand up against violence that occurs at home. This was the reason women’s leadership is so important in addressing these problems at the family level
The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

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55 percent of persons with disabilities in Bihar do not have disability certificates, and the reasons range from tedious processes to stigma and apathy.

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KPS Gill – The Sexual Harasser Remembered As A Supercop

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Rupan Deol Bajaj, a senior IAS officer, took KPS Gill to court over a case of sexual harassment and won it – the first woman to do so.
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‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
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Surayya Tyabji: The Woman Who Designed Our National Flag | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Despite the design of the national flag being popularly credited to Pingali Venkayyah, Surayya Tyabji was the one who came up the final design.