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Stories Of Change

STORIES OF CHANGE

ActionAid India works in 25 states and 1 union territory of India, with a vision to A world without poverty, patriarchy and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to life with dignity.

WHEN WOMEN LEAD

WHEN WOMEN LEAD

Bapatla Sathyavathamma, a Yanadi tribal woman, is uniting her community to fight injustice - fiercely and fearlessly. "Yanadi people" from the plains of Nellore, a district in the eastern coastal

‘Seeds bank reviving our traditional agricultural practices’

‘Seeds bank reviving our traditional agricultural practices’

“Five years back, we were depending fully upon big farmers or the seed vendors for seeds. Since the cost of seeds was high, many of us bought them

‘My land gave me confidence to move on’

‘My land gave me confidence to move on’

She is young not more than 28 years. But Phula Naik had to go through a lot being a divorcee. She is however happy and a spark of

No arms, legs but spirit high

No arms, legs but spirit high

The brutal attack on Bant Singh Jagger of Jhabbar village of Mansa District because he had the audacity to fight and ensure jail for two Jat boys and

Sarbani Barman: In Search of a New Horizon

Sarbani Barman: In Search of a New Horizon

Durganagar Marine Fisherwomen’s Collective at Durganagar village of West Bengal's South 24 Pragana district had faced many ups and downs due to lack of proper leadership since its inception

Mariam Toppo – a leader dedicated to the well-being of her community

Mariam Toppo – a leader dedicated to the well-being of her community

Mariam Toppo, a 61-year-old woman from a tribal community who lives with her children and husband at Kutialerbose village in Petla Gram Panchayat of West Bengal’s Coochbehar district.