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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Mina Shrestha, 30, was visiting her parents some 90 kilometres from the Nepali capital of Kathmandu on 25 April 2015. She hadn’t seen them in a few months, so she left her two sons with her husband at home in Dharmasthali, a small town on the outskirts of Kathmandu. When the earthquake struck, she immediately tried to contact her husband but the phones were jammed. Unable to reach her family, she tried to leave early the next morning, but the roads were blocked. It took her two days to get out...
Friday, December 19, 2014
As Cambodia is experiencing continuous, but at times uneven economic growth, it is time to ask how to make it more inclusive.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
One hundred indigenous women’s rights advocates will be trained to raise their problems on violated land right and claim for their denied access to natural resources with parliamentarians.
Sunday, June 23, 2013
After 40-year-old Santosh Komodi lost her husband a year ago, life was never the same.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Women worksite supervisors in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) are now able to demand work , manage worksites , and assert themselves when wages are not paid.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Women constitute not just the face of the poverty in India but they also remain critically dependent on land without any property or land rights, say three new reports launched here today in the backdrop of International Rural Women’s Day on the 15th of October.
Friday, February 10, 2012
Cartoons can make a difference, and Delhi metro commuters can attest to that fact. Between September and December 2011, commuters travelling between 21 metro stations along the Red Line of the Delhi Metro saw 12 cartoons by leading cartoonists such as Sudhir Tailang, Neelabh Banerjee and Jayanto Banerjee.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
This articles chronicles challenges related to land rights. An increasing number of women now seek ownership of the agricultural land they work on every day.