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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
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 in April…
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 Petla Gram Panchayat of West Bengal’s Coochbehar district. Along with…
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 strange nomenclatures…
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 dues. She…
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 are 30 coconut trees, 30 banana plants, 30 aracnut trees…
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 of humanity that he waged a four-decade-long struggle for its…
Purulia’s Grey Zone
Distress migration has many impacts – and not just on the lives of the able-bodied who are often forced to live and work in sub-human conditions. Those they leave behind,…
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 Karnataka and Kerala where the Koraga Federation works. It is…
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 Tamil Nadu. 11 women were supported by ActionAid and CWM…
Raising awareness amongst children to fight against discrimination
ActionAid and Dalit Adhikar Abhiyan (DAA) are working to raise awareness amongst poor Dalit families who are struggling to get their rights in various districts in Madhya Pradesh. Because of…
Advocating Land Rights for BPL Dalit communities in...
Dalit communities in India have been historically deprived of their rights over land even though almost 75% of them primarily depend on land for their survival. DAA started work as…
Empowering women through awareness initiatives in Chennai
ActionAid in partnership with CWM, work in Chennai slums and resettlement colonies on the outskirts of the city. We reach out to about 6000 families and 10000 women and girls…
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