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June 29, 2020

Village Organizations pave way for women’s empowerment

Women who came together for better livelihood, have become socially empowered that they use their collective power to resolve community issues and ensure gender justice

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 11, 2019
Alladin’s parents advised her to wait till she turned 18, following a resolution by the Gond Tribal Samaj to ban child marriages (Photo by Rakhi Ghosh)

Child marriage ban helps Gond girls pursue dreams

In Gond tribal villages where child marriages were the norm till recently, a resolution by elders to ban marriages before legal age has helped girl children to continue their education

December 5, 2018
It is not unusual to find groups of unemployed men in villages across India (Photo by Michael Foley)

Money & manhood: changing gender roles in rural homes

In times of increasing agrarian stress and uncertain incomes, women in villages are becoming as much providers of families as men, but the vice grip of patriarchy refuses to slacken