Monthly Archives: March 2020

Domestic Worker Ruhima Bibi reports from Burdwan about her COVID challenges

Name: Ruhima Bibi Age: 30 years Village: Ishna, Burdwan District, West Bengal   Ruhima Bibi, a Domestic Worker from Gurgaon, had returned to her village after her husband was taken ill last year. She was due to return from her … Continue reading

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Bent but not broken: How rural India copes with COVID

Our KBC youth leader Ashraf reports. Name: Ashraf Khan Age: 14 years Village: Namunda, Panipat (Haryana) School: Government Senior Secondary School In a matter of two weeks, the global scourge wreaked by Coronavirus Disease or SARS-COV-2 has exposed the socio-economic fault lines that dictate … Continue reading

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually across the globe on March 8th, focusing on a different gender-related theme every year. This year, it was “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. To celebrate women’s rights it is important to be aware of … Continue reading

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The Hues of Red: “Impurities of Menstruation”

“She was disgraced, when she wanted to be embraced. She was left alone, when she wanted to hold on. She just wanted to bleed in peace but bled the hues of impurities”. On average a woman bleeds 13 times a … Continue reading

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