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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.

Yanadis reclaimed over 3000 acres of land in Andhra Pradesh

Yanadis reclaimed over 3000 acres of land in Andhra Pradesh

The Yanadis are amongst one of most vulnerable tribal groups in India. They live in extreme conditions of poverty and social exclusion. A significant population of Yanadis live

Tuensang’s women learn to help themselves

Tuensang’s women learn to help themselves

Over the centuries village women in Tuensang have displayed admirable qualities of survival. Just watching them farm on vertiginous hill slopes fills one with admiration for their innate

Acquiring an Identity

Acquiring an Identity

There is something special about the women of the Irula tribe. While most coastal women are engaged in selling fish or allied activity, women of the Irula tribe

Organic farmers of Odisha show the way

Organic farmers of Odisha show the way

Jagdish Bhoi and Rohitnag have been practising organic farming on their five acres of land for six years now in Bhutibahal village of Orissa’s Bargarh district. Earlier, they

“SHE IS OUR WATCH TOWER”: PUSMA’S BATTLES IN THE TEA GARDEN

“SHE IS OUR WATCH TOWER”: PUSMA’S BATTLES IN THE TEA GARDEN

Pusma Mangar, Chaibasa Line, Bundapani Tea Garden, Alipurduar, West Bengal, is a 47-year-old tribal woman who lives in Bundapani, a closed tea garden in the heart of the Dooars region in West

Halima Khatun, inspiring women to fight patriarchy

Halima Khatun, inspiring women to fight patriarchy

Halima Khatun, Uttar Mamudpur, Hingalganj, North 24 Pragna, West Bengal, was born to a poor family in a remote village in the Sundarbans. Her parents work as bidi rollers and