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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.

Domestic workers come together for their rights in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu

Domestic workers come together for their rights in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu

The long struggle and consistent efforts of Paschim Bango Griho Paricharika Samity (PGPS), a state-level domestic workers’ collective, finally paid off as it was granted trade union status

Women’s cooperative registered in Nalanda district, Bihar

Women’s cooperative registered in Nalanda district, Bihar

Early in 2017, the Nav Bihar Samaj Kalyan Pratishthan Kendra (NBSKPK), Nalanda district, Bihar took the decision to organise the women’s collectives set up through interventions in its

Meet Sudha – the masala powder entrepreneur!

Meet Sudha – the masala powder entrepreneur!

Sudha (extreme right in the picture), mother of two and a home-maker from Kaluvankadu village in Muthupettai block of Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu, always dreamt of becoming

The story of Manjit Kaur and empowering Punjab’s women domestic workers

The story of Manjit Kaur and empowering Punjab’s women domestic workers

Poverty pushed Manjit Kaur, from Nangal Khurd village in Mansa district, Punjab, into domestic work at the house of a local landlord. Manjit would usually spend some 4

How the Gujjars of Chamba moved into the district market

How the Gujjars of Chamba moved into the district market

Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh is home to nearly 40,000 Gujjars, a pastoral community rearing buffaloes, that moves between mountains and plains according to the seasons. Given their

More than 10,000 children go to Child Friendly Spaces in Jammu & Kashmir

More than 10,000 children go to Child Friendly Spaces in Jammu & Kashmir

“Hayan had always been a difficult child, generally irritable and uncooperative. I was worried that as he grew older, he might turn ill-tempered and aggressive. However, upon joining