Rikhiyaasan Rath: Capturing History and Identity
"Rikhiyaasan Rath" brings the ancestral past of the Rikhiyaasan (Musahar) community into the forefront. Created by girls of the community.
We are addicted to convenience, and it's a fatal attraction both for us and the planet
Ready-made meals, motorised transport, smartphones make our lives a lot easier, but at what cost?
Tribal women corner the market on India's heat-hardy black goats
The goat-selling cooperative, created by a coalition of women's self-help groups serves 192 tribal villages.
‘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.
Grounded in Communities: People-Powered Alternatives Spark Hope in Kachchh
Spotlighting grassroots voices and faces that are amplifying ecological alternatives to promote dignified livelihoods, sustainable agriculture and ...
Chetna Andolan's "Best Ecologist Award 2016"
Participants were judged on their ability to cut grass without harming other plants, and on their knowledge of the forest.
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.
ଜଙ୍ଗଲ ତାଙ୍କ ଥାଳିରେ (in Odiya)
The new forest policy had led to malnutrition in their communities and they got down to get back what they had lost - millets and seeds.
Meet the solar sisters
With this Rs.200 solar lamp, they are no longer afraid of stepping out after hours, especially during the rainy season when snakes abound.