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India: Manisha’s StartUp Inspirations For Women

StartUp Helps Budding Social Entrepreneurs Delhi (Women's Feature Service) - Manisha Gupta is not your average entrepreneur. Her StartUp is devoted to helping budding social...

Close the Gap: Don’t Fail Those Who Take the HIV Test

Afsar Syed Mohammad tells the stories of three people living with HIV, each with a different viewpoint and different challenges.

India: Capturing The Different Strokes of Women Madhubani Artists

Ranti village is home to Madhubani women Artists, some of the foremost practitioners of Hindu mythological fine art that draws inspiration from rural life.

India: Rejecting Early Marriage, Anu Wants To Go Back To School

An incentive for young girls to go to school is being used to reduce the number of early marriages in India, and it appears to be working.

United Kingdom: From London To the Andes, Devika Dass Knits A...

For someone who had always planned on making her mark in the courtrooms as a lawyer, destiny's sketch for UK-born Indian Devika Dass has turned out to be pretty fashionable.

Is India Depriving Jalalpur’s Muslim Community a Decent Home Life?

The Muslim 'mohalla' (neighbourhood) of Jalalpur village in Sarila block of Hamirpur district captures this reality eloquently - it is there in its derelict homes, stand posts with no taps, electricity poles with no wires. Being Muslim in Jalalpur

Are Municipal Workers And Domestic Workers Right?

'The street has just been swept but, look, it is still so filthy. And the garbage has not been cleared. These municipal workers never do their job properly.'

Women Support Centres Help Odisha’s Single Women to Secure Land Titles

While the Odisha government's land allocation programmes mandate that all poor, landless families in rural areas are eligible for allotment of land - whether male or female-headed households - the reality is that women rarely own land.

Unhygienic Sterilizations Kill Women in India

In 2012, botched sterilizations claimed 56 lives and 2,609 cases of unsuccessful sterilization were recorded.

Russians Love Delectable Potatoes All Year Round

The texture of the Russian potatoes is different from those we get in India. It's granular and plays between the teeth transforming the humble tuber into a gourmet's delight.