Mohd Imran Khan)
They’re building toilets and encouraging others to follow suit too.
She’s also helping to uplift other women in her village.
Benefits range from making better earnings to learning how to apply bridal makeup.
Mohd Imran Khan
Grassroots interventions are planting the seeds of change in tribal-dominated areas.
Women are taking the lead.
Women taking a bath in the open are a common enough sight in the countryside, but this needs to change. For that to happen, it is important to change the mindset of men and their insensitivity towards...
The opportunity cost of personal hygiene is too high for rural women.
They are still treated like beasts of burden.
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Rural women in Samastipur say prohibition has transformed their lives for the better.
Collective action has enabled many women of Khunti in Jharkhand to rise out of poverty, providing them with new opportunities and ensuing greater choice in their lives. Jael Silliman & Suneeta...