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Rahima Khatun has been liberating rural Muslim women in Bengal for three decades. This is her story

With women comprising 85% of its board members, Nari-O-Sishu Kalyan Kendra has been working for the cause of vulnerable women and children in southern West Bengal for more than two decades

Published on 5th March 2018
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How the Arogya Sakhi app is changing the lives of women in rural Maharashtra 

Naseem Shaikh of Swayam Shikshan Prayog is using mobile technology to transform the lives of women in rural Maharashtra

Published on 6th March 2018
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I was hoping for Hollywood, but settled for Bollywood: Pad Man Arunachalam

Arunachalam Muruganantham says that he wasn't keen on a Tamil adaption because it would have only spread the message to a small audience and the issue was a global one 

Published on 20th February 2018
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This 24-year-old is building the world's cheapest toilets in the remotest regions of India

This social entrepreneur from Gujarat is coming up with innovative ways of waste recycling and is building toilets using this waste

Published on 27th November 2017
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Bare it in Bihar: Teachers miffed over duty to monitor, photograph people defecating in the open 

Bihar is quite focused on achieving an open defecation free status impacted by the idea of NaMo's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and CM Nitish Kumar's Seven Resolves

Published on 22nd November 2017
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I have to be careful: Sudha Murty on writing about mythology in today's India

Sudha Murty has held her own and made her mark as a philanthropist, teacher and an author over the years. She speaks about books, movies and languages

 

Published on 18th November 2017
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Meet Saleha Khan, a 17-year-old who convinces parents in Mumbai slums to send their girls to school

Saleha has been at the forefront of a unique child-led campaign, WASH4Life, where she has strongly advocated for the resolution of water and sanitation issues in her community

Published on 14th November 2017
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Guardians of Dreams: How four young entrepreneurs are changing the lives of kids in shelter homes — by getting them everything from scholarships to Aadhar cards

This venture that functions in three cities — Kochi, Chennai, and Bengaluru — consists of young volunteers, mostly students, who put together interactive events from scratch 

Published on 16th October 2017
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This former Delhi University student from Kozhikode is on a mission to make India clean

This postgraduate is minimising waste generation, maximising waste recovery and recycling, and is dignifying people working within the waste industry with his non-profit organisation Green Worms

Published on 5th October 2017
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Hear it from Ramya Khare: An architecture student explains the nuts and bolts of urban design

With courses like Strategic Design Thinking and Business of Workplace Design, Anant National University plans to mould individuals who can create a sustainable built environment

Published on 13th September 2017
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The shifting game: Parents of 300 girl students remain unconvinced about shifting TMREIS on grounds of safety and hygiene 

Telangana Minority Residential Education School is planning to shift its campus but several parents are objecting to this move

Published on 14th August 2017
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Start-ups can help find solutions to India's problems, says India's Missile Woman Tessy Thomas

Tessy Thomas spoke at the Convocation Ceremony of Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Palani

Published on 24th July 2017
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The Global non-profit organisation, Enactus, inspires students to focus on sustainable living

The International non-profit organisation strives to improve the world through entrepreneurial action

Published on 8th July 2017
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UGC asks varsities to install sanitary napkin incinerators

The University Grants Commission has asked varsities and higher educational institutions to install sanitary napkin incinerators in women's hostels 

Published on 4th July 2017
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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeks help of school heads for massive three-day sanitation drive

The cleanliness drive is an initative by the government to check the spread of diseases in the State

Published on 24th June 2017

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