Pune NGO for women farmers wins UN Equator Prize

SSP’s climate-resilient farming model gives cultivation rights of a small piece of land, which is usually half or one acre, to women from marginal ...

This Village in Rajasthan Plants 111 Trees for Every Girl Child Born. Thanks to One Man’s Vision.

Piplantri villagers in Rajasthan encourage empowerment of women and environment conservation, along with increasing employment opportunities.

Budget beyond gender

Women are not considered farmers despite their active participation in farming in rural India. A gender responsive budget is essential to empower w...

‘We are living through change’: How theatre is empowering women in the Sunderbans

Jana Sanskriti’s intervention has led to greater voice for the wife and effected changes in opinion over what a prototypical ‘good wife’ is.

A Seat at the Table: Women in Manipur Strive for Peace in a Militarized State

Women in Manipur are building peace and advocating to end militarization in a state awash with guns and drugs.

The Sight of a Blind Farmer Gave This Man the Vision to Create a Better Bihar

What do a football programme, a hospital and a vocational training programme have in common? One man’s vision for a better Bihar.

At 19, Ze Came out of the Closet.

Refusing to be categorized as “he” or “she,” Gopi asked us to use the gender neutral pronoun “ze.” And ze is indeed a free soul who is helping the ...

Maharashtra Vikalp Sangam Concludes with Resolve to Promote Development Alternatives

... to promote practices and concepts that help achieve human well-being based on ecological sustainability and socio-economic equity and justice.

सध्याच्या विकासाच्या पर्यायांचा पाठपुरावा करण्याचा निर्धार करून ‘महाराष्ट्र विकल्प संगम’ची सांगता (in Marathi)

कोणीही आपल्या मूलभूत गरजांपासून वंचित होणार नाही, व आपण सगळ्यांसाठी समता व न्याय मिळविण्याच्या दृष्टीने प्रयत्नशील असू.

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