Why this Maharashtra village is fighting for the long forgotten Gramdan Act?
Dec 2022, Mendha (Lekha), a village deep inside the forest area of Gadchiroli, moved the Nagpur bench of the Bombay HC for implementing Gramdan, a historic act born out of a movement by Vinoba Bhave
In search of Mayal Lyang
Harnessing the power of stories through community-led research to preserve Lepcha indigenous culture in India
Fight with Care [Ambedkar Jayanti]
FIGHT WITH CARE brings you the voices of fisherwomen who maintain this delicate ecosystem through everyday acts of care.
Balika Panchayat: The Story of Kunariya
The Balika Panchayat of Kunariya aims to empower women in the active functioning of the Gram Panchayat.
Banana wise: This fashion designer in Shravasti uses banana crop waste to make women financially independent
Baudhanchal self-help group helps women in the east Uttar Pradesh district to make handicrafts from banana waste and sell them for a living
Sisters of Tezpur: Assam’s little-known feminist collective which pushed for fixed meal times, women’s leisure
Northeast Lightbox shines the light on Assam’s little-known feminist history by documenting the history of the Tezpur Mahila Samiti
P.V. Satheesh: A revolutionary passes on
One of the icons of civil society activism in India, he championed issues of agri-biodiversity, food sovereignty, women's empowerment, social justice, local knowledge systems, participatory development, and community media.
How Sarmoli became a poster child of ecotourism in Uttarakhand
The core of this women-led enterprise was designed around village forest commons (known as Van Panchayats).
NGO Uses Bamboo Products To End Village’s Agrarian Crisis, Uplift 200 Artisans
Bamboo is good for the environment, as it helps preserve soil, grows fast, and is termite-resistant. It is the green gold material of the 21st century,” says Sivaranjan