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  • Taking Gender Transformative Change Door to Door
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    Taking Gender Transformative Change Door to Door

    50-year-old, Malku Ram is a member of Village Development Committee (VDC) at Jabla Village in Bagicha Block of Jashpur District in Chhattisgarh. Jabla is a village with 116 households. It is about 12 kms away from the block head quarter. The entire population of the village belongs to tribal community. The village does not have basic infrastructure facilities like roa... Read More

  • Towards Ending Gender-Based Violence at the Workplace
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    Towards Ending Gender-Based Violence at the Workplace

     In recent past India has witnessed increased participation of women in all walks of life. They are now taking complete charge of their lives and getting involved in all decision-making processes and procedures related to them directly or indirectly. With women gaining visibility in the social and the political sector, various issues related to their safety and acces... Read More

  • Marching Towards Gender Equality
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    Marching Towards Gender Equality

    As the morning broke on March 19, I was unusually excited. Today, all our efforts throughout the month of March to engage with different stakeholders -from women farmers, partners, civil society organizations, academia and youth across our project locations- were going to culminate in a daylong event in the capital. We were to deliberate, discuss and raise our voic... Read More

  • Understanding Gender-Based Violence
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    Understanding Gender-Based Violence

        As human beings, we often associate the term violence with conflict believing that in most cases conflict is the source of violence. But, can we assume that absence of conflict would mean the absence of any occurrence of violence? The society may have formed its stratification b... Read More

  • National Consulation: A study report on perception of domestic violence and the PWDV Act, 2005 in Bihar
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    National Consulation: A study report on perception of domestic violence and the PWDV Act, 2005 in Bihar

    To advocate for effective implementation of the Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005, CARE India has initiated a project “Justice to Domestic Violence Survivors” in partnership with Mahila Jagran Kendra (MJK) in two districts of Bihar- Patna and Samastipur. As a part of the initiat... Read More

  • A Journey Through Change
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    A Journey Through Change

    A popular perception of the state of Bihar, brings to mind several infrastructural challenges. However, when a few key members of the board at CARE and I got the opportunity to visit one of our project sites, a village called Kalanaur in Jehanabad district of Bihar, we were pleasantly surprised. This field visit was a part of the Board Meeting held in Patna last ... Read More

  • Becoming a part of the Udaan (Mewat) family
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    Becoming a part of the Udaan (Mewat) family

    It was just two days since I had joined CARE India when I made my first trip to Udaan, Mewat. Udaan is an accelerated residential school program run by CARE India. It is an eleven month bridge course which helps out-of-school girls in the age group of 10-14 years to complete their education till 5th standard so that they can be enrolled in age appropriate cl... Read More

  • Community Knows What It Needs Best
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    Community Knows What It Needs Best

    A village surrounded by mountains on all the sides may be awe-inspiring to some visitors but it can also be terribly lonely and unbelievably chilly. Belasalamabad is one of the villages of CARE India’s temporary shelter site lying close to the border of Baramulla district nearer the Uri sector. It is located at the very bottom of Shola Forests, in the Weste... Read More

  • Victory and Valor of a Vanished Village
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    Victory and Valor of a Vanished Village

    Himalayan mountains, resplendent with pristine natural beauty, the site which attracts tourist attention globally, is now a place dotted with sad scenes of dilapidated houses, shaky school buildings, barren agricultural lands, empty shops with piles of garbage caused by the flash floods. A foul stench emanates all over and it will take quite some time to return t... Read More

  • Untold sufferings of Sanmal Begum
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    Untold sufferings of Sanmal Begum

    This is a tale of Sanmal Begum from Mudari Pattan village in Jammu and Kashmir. We came to this village to distribute dry ration kits. This is one of the largest villages comprising of 185 beneficiaries. Mudari Pattan has 600 inhabitants, 303 of them females. The inhabitants’ main source of livelihood is paddy cultivation. During the distribution, I noticed... Read More

  • Courage in the face of adversity
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    Courage in the face of adversity

    “Good afternoon sir! My name is Shaukat Rasool and my friends and I would like to help out with the good work that you are doing in this village!” Turning around I saw three young Kashmiri youths standing behind me. This was my first day in Kashmir having flown in to Srinagar in the morning and heading straight to the village of Padgampora in Avantipo... Read More

  • Living with the river
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    Living with the river

    Trikanjal in Uri block of Baramulla district, is a village located adjacent to a stream flowing down the hills. The settlement is almost a century old now and the community’s livelihood mainly used to depend on natural resources, mostly agriculture. The farmers used to cultivate paddy, apple, green apple and dry nuts in their fields. The population here was... Read More

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