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मार्था फैरेल पुरस्कार: एक वार्षिक रिवाज़

लंबे इंतजार के बाद,चौथे मार्था फैरेल पुरस्कार के आयोजन होने की तैयारी चल रही है। ये पुरस्कार महिलाओं के सशक्तिकरण के लिए काम करने वाले व्यक्तियों और संस्थाओं को दिया जाता है। इस वार्षिक रिवाज़ की वज़ह को आपके साथ … Continue reading

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Campus sexual violence and harassment is endemic, and has a huge role to play in ultimately creating the workforce gender gap. Research shows that 20% of women at one time during their academic career experience sexual assault, and it is … Continue reading

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Our work during COVID pandemic: An e-newsletter

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Domestic Worker and community leader Sarita applies a gender lens to COVID-19

Name: Sarita Age: 35 Location: Gurgaon Originally from Bihar, domestic worker Sarita now lives in an informal settlement in Gurgaon, flanked on both sides by high-rises. “I have lost work at one of the houses there, because I refused to go … Continue reading

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Are we invisible? Domestic Worker Anjuman Bibi asks, in light of lockdown

Name: Anjuman Bibi Age: 24 years Location: Gurgaon, Haryana   Anjuman Bibi reports from Gurgaon: I am originally from West Bengal but I live in Gurgaon, where I work as a domestic worker and live with my three children (two … Continue reading

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Gulista throws a light on the quarantine’s toll on girls

Name: Gulista Age: 15 years Standard: IX Residence: Dwarka Sector 15 Gulista misses going to school more than anything else. “It’s the only place in the world where I could be myself, no questions asked, even if it’s just for … Continue reading

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Woman Sarpanch Sunita reports on combatting COVID as a community

Name: Sunita Age: 32 years Village: Manana, Panipat (Haryana) Population: >10,000   Sunita reports from Manana: The epidemic is slowly getting out of hand. As a concerned citizen, the Sarpanch of my village, and a mother to two young children, … Continue reading

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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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