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Motherhood Can Wait, Education Cannot

As the latest Census (2011) data reveals, there are over 13 million adolescent girls who are married between 10 and 19 years of age and a startling 3.8 million adolescent girls in India have children and are shouldering the responsibilities of motherhood, oblivious to the celebration of mothers worldwide on the second Sunday of every […]

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Nine in Every 10 Children do not get Adequate Diet in Jharkhand and Bihar: NFHS Data

Nine out of every ten children within the age group of 6 – 23 months in Bihar and Jharkhand do not get adequate diet, as the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS 4, 2015-16) data highlights. In a series of startling revelations, the nutrition and health status of children in the two states are found […]

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Beena Lived the Change

They say you need only one person, yourself, to win the battle. And Beena’s journey is a living example of that. Herself being a victim of child marriage, she has crusaded a long way to prevent at least 65 such cases till date, in a remote village in Samastipur. Here’s a report how she stopped child […]

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Hundreds of Rural Women Rally for Equality and Women Rights, near Allahabad

Rural women, under the banner of PMS, raised slogans and held meetings, demanding equality and women rights, at Ghoorpur market, on the outskirts of Allahabad, on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Here’s a report in Different Truths. On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, on March 8 (Wednesday), hundreds of women assembled in […]

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The Prince of Kolkata Bats for the Unsung Princesses

In its endeavour to ensure access to education for the girl-child, CRY receives support from the legendary Sourav Ganguly, who, apart from being a cricket-icon, is also a doting father to a “very pretty and clever young girl, Sana”. In many parts of India, the birth of a girl-child is not welcomed is a known fact. It […]

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Gujarat Police Unleash Brutality, Lathi Charge Protesting Farmers

AIKMS strongly condemned lathi charge and tear gas firing on 5000 protesting farmers of Sanand, Gujarat, who were marching to Gandhinagar against the government having diverted irrigation water for their fields for Sanand industries. On Tuesday (Feb 14) about 5000 farmers began the march on tractors. They were from 32 villages of the area including Veeramgam, Bavla, and Sanand. […]

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Sand Workers demand Work; Elections does not mean Withdraw Employment

The district committee of AIKMS has castigated the UP government for snatching the livelihood of more than 50,000 sand workers and their families. The current loss of work has been precipitated by sudden dismissal of SP government’s SLP requesting stay, on CBI inquiry, in the Supreme Court. Anti-worker SP government has deliberately did not petitioned the courts to safeguard […]

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Sand Workers Protest Stoppage of Work, Demand Action against SO Ghoorpur

Workers campaigned against these goonda tactics led by SO Ghoorpur and demanded his suspension. They also demanded seizure of the two tractors which had been caught by the workers illegally lifting dry sand. CO Karchana has ensured registration of all cases but has carefully avoided this case as their own illegal interest is involved in saving these tractors. Led by […]

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Did the Modi Government sell its Soul to America?

A recent report on the Net titled “745-washington- s-role- in-india.pdf” exposes that cashless exchange was part of an agreement named, “Catalyst: Inclusive Cashless Payment Partnership” between India’s Finance Ministry and the American agency, USAID, on October 14, 2016. Even development of Adhar Cards and biometric identification system were geared towards imposing these measures, which creates digital control over banks. USAID […]

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Bihar Education Budget: High on Inclusion, Low on Per-Student Spending

With one-fifth of its state budget earmarked for school education and allocating provisions for the most marginalised children, Bihar has shown positive intent, while the state lags behind in per-student spending and school infrastructure, as revealed by a recent study done by CRY and CBGA. Here’s a report. Even though having allocated close to one-fifth of the total […]

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