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March 6, 2020

Life skills education prevents child marriages among Odiya tribes

Life skills education empowers tribal girls with knowledge, self-awareness and decision making capacities, helping them rise above social customs and pressures. It has resulted in decline of child marriages

March 4, 2020

Nutrition gardens help students learn better and eat better

Growing vegetables and fruits in schools with community support improves tribal students’ conceptual understanding of science and maths, and helps them eat a nutritious meal

March 2, 2020

पैसा एवं पुरूषत्व: ग्रामीण परिवारों में बदलती लैंगिक भूमिकाएं

एक ऐसे समय में जब कृषि से जुड़े जीवन में तनाव और आय की अनिश्चितता बढ़ रही हैं, परिवार के लिए साधन जुटाने में ग्रामीण महिलाएं भी पुरुषों के बराबर हो रही हैं, किन्तु पितृसत्ता की पकड़ ढीली होने का नाम नहीं ले रही|

February 28, 2020

Difficult circumstances force Odisha’s tribes to ignore illnesses

Faced with recurring problems of poverty and famine, tribal people in underdeveloped Kalahandi district avoid seeking treatment for sicknesses, allowing nature take its course