Social Audit: Empowering villagers to raise key issues

While village women are mostly not expected to take part in family discussions and decision-making, their involvement in the village level issues is a distant reality. Nevertheless, a drastic change... Read more

Menstruation taboos: Reaching out only to adolescent girls is not enough

Shamed for a period stain, a young girl ends her life. It makes us rethink –is addressing menstruation related taboos by reaching out only to adolescent girls enough? A young... Read more

A village in Lucknow pledges for a cleaner environment

A village in the interiors of Lucknow pledges to segregate the waste generated by the community and promote solid liquid waste management.   Solid and liquid waste management (SLWM) is... Read more

Learning about menstruation can be fun

In two districts of Jharkhand, learning about menstruation is made fun with snakes and ladders, bead exercise, movies and much more. In India, the taboo behind menstruation has been a... Read more

The women warriors of Odisha

As the country debates about the plot and portrayal of characters in the latest movie ‘Toilet-Ek Prem Katha’, meet the real life heroes of Deogarh district, Odisha who led the... Read more

Health care: When frontline workers are empowered on water, sanitation & hygiene needs

In Uttar Pradesh, efforts are being made to strengthen the frontline workers, namely the ASHA, ANMs and AWWs, on water, sanitation and hygiene in health care using informative training tools... Read more