Plight of Zari-Zardosi workers in Bareilly

‘I am a double M. A. without any job and help my mother in Zari-Zardosi work’ – that’s what Khustarbi a 23 years old had to say while talking about the condition of the Zari-Zardosi workers and their families. However, on the other hand her mother Farzana had a…

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सेनेटरी नैपकिन यूनिट

जब सेनेट्री पैड्स नहीं बने थे तब महिलाओं को पीरियड्स के दौरान होने वाले रक्तस्राव को रोकने के लिए लकड़ी, रेत, काई, और घास जैसी चीजों का इस्तेमाल करना पड़ता था, वह समय कितना दर्दनाक था. आज भी गांवों और छोटे शहरों में ऐसे बहुत से घर हैं जहां महिलाएं सेनेट्री पैड्स का…

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Consultation on Silicosis, DMFT and Mining – Rajasthan

The consultation on Silicosis, DMFT and Mining was organized jointly by Environics Trust, Rajasthan Suchna Evum Rozgar Adhikar Abhiyan (Rajasthan Information and Employment Campaign) and Publish What You Pay on 9 March 2018 at State Institute of Family and Health…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, a procession march was taken out in Angul city, Odisha to highlight the issues concerning the safety and security of women. Nari Surakshya Samiti (NSS), a local NGO in Odisha, organized the…

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6th annual Koyla Satyagrah in Village Pelma of Tamnar, Raigarh

Koyla satyagrah is a symbolic annual march carried out by the people of villages in the Raigarh region where coal mining and thermal plants have had a lasting effect on the ecosystem and the people. Drawing their inspiration from M K Gandhi’s salt satyagrah or the…

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Community Issues in Coal Belts

A short descriptive report on Barddhaman District outlining areas of public health and indicators of health, nutrition and environmental pollution, MDGs. A blog www.alongtheburntcoalcorridor.wordpress.com elaborates more on specific issues of health and education. 1….

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