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कभी लोग ‘कचरा बीनने वाली’ कहकर मजाक उड़ाते थे, आज 40 महिलाओं को दे रहीं है रोजगार
ओडिशा के केंद्रपाड़ा जिले के गुलनगर गाँव की कमला मोहराना एक स्वयं सहायता समूह (एसएचजी) मां थानापति की प्रमुख हैं। इसे स्थानीय प्रशासन की मदद से 2016 में शुरू किया गया था। उस समय सिर्फ कुछ ही महिलाएं...
Ashis Senapati 15 Feb 2023 9:42 AM GMT
UP: Unnao's first women-led SHG for Thai guava cultivation promises better incomes for farmers
Basnoha (Unnao), Uttar PradeshTill four years ago, for 58-year-old Ramkumari Kushwaha, it was disheartening to see her ageing husband suffer losses despite toiling in the agricultural field throughout...
Sumit Yadav 3 Jan 2023 1:59 PM GMT
Madhya Pradesh: 'Badlaav didis' ensure accessible healthcare to rural women in Barwani
Rama Kanoje, a 37-year-old resident of Matli village in Madhya Pradesh's Barwani district, recalls the times when the local panchayat (village council) office was predominantly a men's domain.But that...
गाँव कनेक्शन 21 Dec 2022 9:43 AM GMT
On its 10th anniversary, Gaon Connection releases a unique compendium — 50 Success Stories of Rural Women in the Pandemic
Today, on December 2, Gaon Connection, turns ten. Commemorating the occasion, India's largest rural media platform, launches an e-book titled 50 Success Stories of Rural Women in the Pandemic. This...
गाँव कनेक्शन 2 Dec 2022 6:15 AM GMT
75-yo Lalti Devi is no more an 'angootha-chaap' — because of an adult literacy initiative in Varanasi
Varanasi, Uttar PradeshThe act of signing a form to withdraw money from your bank account might be a mundane task for you but for 75-year-old Lalti Devi, it is something that fills her heart with...
Ankit Rathore 1 Nov 2022 10:45 AM GMT
Women at work: Self reliance from eco-friendly use of plastic waste
Bhopal, Madhya PradeshWhat started off as a humble attempt to help the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy to return to normalcy has now transformed into an avenue which ensures livelihood...
Satish Malviya 12 Oct 2022 2:05 PM GMT
Uttar Pradesh to observe 'women-only' assembly session to discuss accomplishments of Mission Shakti
In a letter written by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, all women legislators in both the Houses of the state assembly are invited to participate in a 'women-only' legislative session...
गाँव कनेक्शन 21 Sep 2022 1:56 PM GMT
खुद पढ़ नहीं पायीं, आठ साल की उम्र में शादी हो गई, लेकिन आज दूसरों को करती हैं पढ़ाई के लिए प्रेरित
भोपाल, मध्य प्रदेश। चार बच्चों की मां सगुनी देवी किसान हैं, लेकिन राजस्थान के संगरिया गाँव के रहने वाले 49 वर्षीय निरक्षर किसान किसी क्रांतिकारी से कम नहीं हैं।महिलाओं के अधिकारों पर काम करने वाले एक...
Satish Malviya 9 Aug 2022 11:15 AM GMT
Gaon Radio: Bijli sakhi, pashu sakhi, aajeevika sakhi – Uttar Pradesh's cadre of rural women
Women in Uttar Pradesh are earning their livelihoods by collecting bills, running restaurants, making incense cones, and stitching sanitary pads. The self help group women are being trained under the...
गाँव कनेक्शन 4 July 2022 7:25 AM 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
Girls from a conservative village in Rajasthan script sporting success
In a small village in Hanumangarh, Rajasthan, girls who were discouraged from even dreaming about higher education or going out into the world, are now winning medals and trophies, as a sports teacher...
गाँव कनेक्शन 18 Jun 2022 8:42 AM GMT
Inter-cropping under the MGNREGA convergence scheme is providing livelihoods and improving health in Jharkhand
Barabanki (East Singhbhum), JharkhandFor a large part of the year, 51-year-old Laxmi Narayan Singh's three acre plot of land used to remain fallow. He and his 46-year-old wife Savita Singh from...
Manoj Choudhary 16 Jun 2022 9:12 AM GMT