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ActionAid Association works in 24 states and two union territories of India, with a mission to work in solidarity with the poor and excluded and participate in their struggle to eradicate poverty, patriarchy and injustice.

‘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…
‘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.…
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…
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…
Mariam Toppo – a leader dedicated to the...
Mariam Toppo, a 61-year-old woman from a tribal community who lives with her children and husband at Kutialerbose village in…
Degrees Of Change
Sometimes even the names parents give their newborns reflect the sense of self-worth of a community. What had always struck…
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…
Planting Prosperity, Sowing Dignity
Planted across his one acre of land in Brahmavur village in Udupi district, are Dogu Koraga’s most prized possessions. These…
Power Of One: ‘Netaji’ Vibhuti Chauhan
What made Vibhuti Chauhan find within him such a strong empathy for a community that was barely recognised as part…
Purulia’s Grey Zone
Distress migration has many impacts – and not just on the lives of the able-bodied who are often forced to…
Sushila Nada – a woman of substance
Everyone knows Sushila Nada. Not just in Nada, her village in Udupi district, but also in all three districts in…
Helping break traditional gender roles in Chennai slums
ActionAid in partnership with Centre for Workers Managements (CWM), have made been promoting the rights of unorganized women workers in…
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