No school, no friends, verbally harassed by the accused — 17-yo rape survivor's nightmare continues
Shivani Gupta and Manvendra SinghZaidpur (Barabanki), Uttar PradeshThe 17-year-old rarely steps out of her house that is little more than a tin shed with tarpaulin sheets serving as a roof and a...
Shivani Gupta 20 Oct 2022 11:04 AM GMT
Reviving the quilting craft of the Kalbelia community of snake charmers
New DelhiVibrant coloured threads like acrylic wool yarns and silk, mirrors, and bright motifs greeted the visitors to a recent exhibition held as part of the 'Kalbelia Craft Revival Project'. A...
Chandraprakash Pathak 5 Aug 2022 12:16 PM GMT
On paper, tribal families in Guna dist have land pattas. In reality, they remain landless and impoverished. A Gaon Connection ground report
Reported by Brijendra Dubey & Satish MalviyaDhanoriya (Guna), Madhya PradeshWhen Rampyari Bai, belonging to the Sehariya particularly vulnerable tribal group, went to inspect her field on the...
Brijendra Dubey 12 July 2022 1:32 PM GMT
Gaon Radio: Listen to the story of a Kashmiri village where dowry has not been practiced for 3 decades
Gaon Radio · Three decades since anyone has taken dowry in this Kashmir villageRead this story: Three decades since anyone has taken dowry in this Kashmir village
गाँव कनेक्शन 27 Jun 2022 10:59 AM GMT
Gaon Radio: Tune in to the story of rural women putting Panna's amla on the murabba map of India
Gaon Radio · Rural women put Panna's amla on the murabba map of IndiaRead this story: Rural women put Panna's amla on the murabba map of India
गाँव कनेक्शन 27 Jun 2022 10:49 AM GMT
Gaon Radio: A tribal village where every child is a skateboarder
Skateboarding has been the unlikely catalyst for change in the small village of Janwaar in Madhya Pradesh. Almost every child in the village skateboards and has been doing so since 2016 when a visitor...
गाँव कनेक्शन 24 Jun 2022 1:11 PM GMT
Gaon Radio: Famous for its GI tag tussar silk, Odisha's Gopalpur to be developed into a craft cluster
Tussar silk sarees of Gopalpur village in Jajpur district are world famous due to the specialised weaving techniques adopted by the traditional weavers who have learnt this craft from their ancestors...
गाँव कनेक्शन 23 Jun 2022 7:30 AM GMT
Bihar's Tikuli art: From adorning women to empowering them
The beautiful art of Tikuli, said to be 800 years old, would have passed into oblivion but for the dedication of artist Ashok Kumar Biswas who not only revived the art form but also made it a source...
गाँव कनेक्शन 20 Jun 2022 6:08 AM GMT
The 12th century craft of Pipili work in Odisha losing its vibrancy
They embroider canopies, umbrellas and fans for the divine siblings Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra, as they set out on their Rath Yatra. But the artisans in village Pipili...
गाँव कनेक्शन 18 Jun 2022 1:22 PM GMT