06/27/2012 | Takhelchangbam Ambravati
A new government scheme that has been recently rolled out in Manipur offers rape victims a chance to apply for financial compensation. However, Ambra fears that while the scheme will help women financially it won’t help to bring them justice and that rapists will walk free.
06/06/2012 | Takhelchangbam Ambravati
Talking of her own ‘journey from victimhood to self-reliance,’ Ambra blogs about how a moment of determination was the turning point for her and her sons.
05/28/2012 | Kaidia Samaké
As rebel groups in Mali combine to announce an independent Sharia state after the recent Northern coup, Kaidia voices her fears about her future in the south of Mali.
05/21/2012 | Takhelchangbam Ambravati
Ambra blogs about some controversial topics around treating people with drug dependencies in Manipur. Also, a new initiative looks to diagnose HIV in infants as early as possible.
05/17/2012 | Kaidia Samaké
“We know we are destroying our environment… but we don’t have any choice.”
05/16/2012 | Bhan Sahu
Citizen journalism and knowledge-sharing can make an impact, and Bhan’s work shows it. She blogs about how she helps people in remote conflict areas, who often can’t read or write, use the internet and mobile phones to make themselves heard.
05/11/2012 | Mary Madiga
Looking back over how she became the activist she is today, Mary Madiga is proud to be a Dalit – “people who are broken in body, but not in spirit”.
05/04/2012 | Kaidia Samaké
Kaidia explains the urgent matters that the new Mali government must attend to – the economy, education and hunger.
05/02/2012 | Maimoona Shahzadi
Maimoona’s school has organised a sports week, something that normally happens at expensive private schools in Pakistan. She blogs about the benefits of the event for her young students.
04/30/2012 | Bhan Sahu
Bhan Sahu blogs about a new campaign she is organising, helping those who are being displaced from fertile farmland to make room for 34 thermal power plants.