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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.

Sarbani Barman: In Search of a New Horizon

Sarbani Barman: In Search of a New Horizon

Durganagar Marine Fisherwomen’s Collective of Durganagar village under Narayanpur GP of Namkhana Block 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.

The wage struggle of Maruti Mukhni

The wage struggle of Maruti Mukhni

Baby Maruti Mukhni of Molgaon village in Maharashtra's Karjat district may be illiterate but she is a fighter and no farm house owner can dupe her of her

Degrees Of Change

Degrees Of Change

Sometimes even the names parents give their newborns reflect the sense of self-worth of a community. What had always struck social activists working with Musahars were the often

Now we have drinking water in our school

Now we have drinking water in our school

"Our school didn't have proper facilities to provide drinking water. We used to drink whatever we get and were often falling ill and missing our classes. But that

Will hope triumph over the Musahars of Shivrajpur?

Will hope triumph over the Musahars of Shivrajpur?

The Musahars are one of the most marginalized, backward communities in eastern Uttar Pradesh. They are poor, socially excluded, educationally backward, and politically voiceless. The incidence of untouchability,