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Sanjoy Ghose
Remembering Sanjoy Ghose Whose Vision Has Made Lives Better For Underprivileged Girls & Women

Sanjoy Ghose is the founder of URMUL Trust and CHARKHA, collectives that have ensured that vulnerable girls and women in marginalised sections of society have a voice.

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How Covid-19 Impacted Pregnant Women And ASHA Workers In Uttarakhand

Whether it's accessing health services or travelling during the lockdown, pregnant women have undergone immense difficulty to get what they are entitled to.

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Lack of Awareness On Menstrual Hygiene Among The Gujjar-Bakarwal Community

While distributing sanitary pads, the girls were reluctant to take them as they associated them with taboo.

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How Women Are Changing The Course Of Bihar Politics

The Bihar government has reserved 50% of the seats in the Panchayat election for women, to motivate them to enter politics. Time for a reality check ...

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Swarali Gogate
20y.o. Swarali Gogate From A Small Konkan Town Explains How Butterflies Matter To A Healthy Ecosystem

Even as a child, Swarali Gogate had immense curiosity and interest in flora and fauna. While most of the children in her village were watching cartoons, she would watch Animal Planet.

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With No Women’s Commission Currently, Domestic Violence Continues Unabated In Jammu & Kashmir

In 2019, after the Central government removed the special status of J&K granted under Article 370, and bifurcated the state into two union territories, many state-run commissions were abolished. This included the State Commission for Women.

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Women Amid Changing Climate

Between October 31 and November 12, the United Nations hosted the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP 26) in Glasgow, Scotland. The conference, which aims at bringing parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC), is facing criticism from environmental […]

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Against All Odds

"Education of girls tremendously impacts not only their own development but also their families and communities," says Rama Sharma

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4 Crucial Reasons Why Rural Women In India Are More At Risk Of Dying From Breast Cancer

Due to lack of information about breast cancer, misconceptions, shame and social stigma, women in villages risk their life by not getting screened and treated.

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covid warriors
Covid Warriors! Kudos To Our Policewomen On Covid- Duty Who Risk Their Lives To Keep Us Safe…

Policewomen on covid duty face challenges like lack of washrooms & irregular food. But these covid warriors risk their own lives to ensure we're safe! 

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Why 15y.o. Jasoda From Ashapura, Rajasthan Is Now A Role Model For Girls Of Her Village

15 year old Jasoda from Ashapura village of Jodhpur in Rajasthan is an inspiration as a teen leader for a better life for girls.

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So What If They Laugh At Me? Boys & Men Can Do Household Chores Too!

This 14-year-old boy is breaking the stereotype of toxic masculinity to advocate for gender equality, a true inspiration for all men today!

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