Category Archives: Women

“If women are empowered, there is more development in society. Women lead with empathy, with care.” – The President of India Smt. Droupadi Murmu (The Hindu, 15 November 2022)
https://www.hindustantimes.com/cities/others/president-murmu-in-nagaland-on-2-day-visit-urges-more-women-to-enter-public-life-101667398375029.html
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Video | The festival that gives freedom to women to make choices about their marriage: A tradition for over 250 years – Odisha

Source: Unique Tribal Wedding CustomsAddress : http://www.videovolunteers.org/unique-tribal-wedding-customs/Date Visited: 15 December 2022

Posted in Commentary, Community facilities, Customs, Eastern region – Eastern Zonal Council, Education and literacy, History, Media portrayal, Modernity, Organizations, Quotes, Revival of traditions, Seasons and festivals, Social conventions, Storytelling, Video resources - external, Women | Comments Off on Video | The festival that gives freedom to women to make choices about their marriage: A tradition for over 250 years – Odisha

eBook | Download comic books as PDFs: Free resources for rural education and health care – Unicef

Read or download this and more Meena comic books on Archive.org >> Source: UNICEF ROSA – Media centre – Meena Communication InitiativeAddress: https://www.unicef.org/meena/Date Visited: 3 November 2018 The Meena Communication InitiativeWho is Meena? Meena is a cartoon character from South Asia. She … Continue reading

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Giving Irula healing practices a place in modern medicine: A new source of livelihood for “one among the six oldest Adivasi tribes” – Puducherry & Tamil Nadu

The term Irula means being capable of finding one’s path in dark forests, according to an Irula myth | Read the full report in the Times of India here >> Born in nature’s lap, Irulas share a symbiotic relationship with Mother Earth. They … Continue reading

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Two novels on West Ghat tribal cultural heritage: Changing perceptions of land and its ownership – Kerala & Tamil Nadu

Two novels that capture local history in English translationEach novel is written from a different angle, yet both chronicle the lives of people attached to their land and customs while facing the pressures imposed by mainstream society: one by male … Continue reading

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Video | Development starts with community: Bunker Roy (Founder, Barefoot College) – Rajasthan

AddressBAREFOOT COLLEGETilonia-305816, Via MadanganjDistrict Ajmer, Rajasthan, India Source: Barefoot College | Contact UsAddress : http://www.barefootcollege.org/about/contact-us/Date Visited: Sat Nov 09 2013 19:46:25 GMT+0100 (CET) Barefoot College is a non-governmental organization that has been providing basic services and solutions to problems in … Continue reading

Posted in Community facilities, Democracy, Ecology and environment, Economy and development, Education and literacy, Figures, census and other statistics, Gandhian social movement, Homes and utensils, Media portrayal, Misconceptions, Modernity, Networking, Organizations, Puppetry, Quotes, Revival of traditions, Rural poverty, Social conventions, Storytelling, Success story, Video resources - external, Women | Comments Off on Video | Development starts with community: Bunker Roy (Founder, Barefoot College) – Rajasthan