women empowerment
Organic takeover: How 10,000 farmers of Telangana, Andhra are steering a silent movement

A federation of farmer-producer organisations has tapped into the growing organic market to help members raise incomes

Climate resilient millets boost livelihood opportunities for Odisha’s tribal women

The revival of millets is helping women farmers in the tribal districts of the state to enhance their livelihood opportunities and become financially independent.

Beeing: Harmonious, Slow, Tenacious

Sustainable harvest of honey and conservation of bees while employing the values of small-scale production, rural-livelihood development and women empowerment

Solid waste management: Why integrating informal sector is a must

There is an urgent need to frame and implement a uniform waste-picker welfare law that recognises and integrates them into the waste management chain.

Changing lives around the Mahakali

Women's role in governance, water management and conservation pivotal for transboundary water dialogues with villages across the river in Uttarakhand

Artisanal soaps to lavender tea, Chhattisgarh’s gobar revolution is helping rural women

It is now in the process of transforming these gauthans into what it calls rural industrial parks, or centres for cottage industries that the government hopes will create retail products that can “compete with the market”.

The Threads of Empowerment

The women today value their skills, feel dignified about their work, earn for their families, and want equal status in the household. They no longer stand silently before violence.

At 89 & 71, Amazing Grandmas Run a Gorgeous, Successful Farm Stay With Fresh Food

To bring back the greenery by developing a food forest, harvesting crops and building a farm stay for their guests

Meet Lakshmy Das – a young community worker pushing sustainable practices in Kumily

MHM sessions are conducted for small groups, highlighting the cultural taboos associated with menstruation, guidance on how to maintain hygiene during menstruation...