women empowerment
Churning The Earth

Ordinary people constructing alternatives like sustainable farming, community-led ecotourism and conservation, revival of crafts, activity-based learning, decentralised water harvesting, local governance and direct democracy.

Alternative Developmental Paths in the Western Himalayas

At the core of all these is the motivation to ensure overall happiness of communities, which cannot be ensured solely through economic well-being.

Gardens of Resilience: How Gond Adivasi Women Are Cultivating Change Amid Crisis

A call to action for recognising and funding genuine, community-led gender-just climate solutions, providing women access to clean energy to meet their daily needs.

बणःतु हको कथाःरे Bana-Tu Haqo Kathare | Forest Rights Chronicles || A film by Himdhara Collective

The film traces through indigenous testimonies traces the evolution of socio-ecological systems in Lahaul

Van Gujjars help conserve forests, but are deprived of rights

The Van Gujjars – a pastoralist community in Uttarakhand – are on the frontline of climate change, but their role in forest management is limited by the rights they are denied

Why doing nothing is a radical act for India’s women – photo essay

‘Leisure is a feminist issue’ says Surabhi Yadav, whose photography project captures carefree moments of women around her

Lessons India Should Learn From Odisha’s Leprosy Colony on Using Public Spaces To Fight Stigma

Initiatives to create inclusive public spaces, addressing the specific needs of young children and caregivers in leprosy-affected communities.

एकता की एकांत ग्रामीण परिदृश्य (लैंडस्केप) में उद्यम की यात्रा (In Hindi)

एक गाँव की उद्यमिता को नीचे से बनाने में समुदाय और नेटवर्किंग की भूमिका

VIKALP SANGAM GENERAL ASSEMBLY RELEASED A PEOPLE’S MANIFESTO 2024

The Manifesto, aimed at political parties, government agencies, and civil society organisations and movements at various levels, lists key strategies and actions that need to be taken for just living conditions.