SARAL SAMUDAY – A STEP TOWARDS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

As part of the Corporate Social Responsibility, a lot of companies are investing their time, money and most importantly their interest in the betterment of society. And on a brighter note, this has made the common masses more aware and sensitised about the need for bringing and encouraging such projects for community development. As per […]

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YES, ME TOO

As women, it does not surprise us when we learn that each one of us has undergone some form of sexual harassment, assault or violence at some point in our lives. Honestly, sharing these stories with friends, acquaintances and family members can be both comforting as well as horrifying. At one go, it does help […]

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PANKHI: ONE CALL CAN SET YOU FREE

  AWAG has been active on the issues of violence against women since 1981. And over the years, we have faced one question that leaves us wondering, ‘Are people so ignorant about the on-going crimes against women!’ ‘Oh common, do you really think that women are undergoing any sort of violence.’ ‘There are so many […]

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This Independence Day, Let’s See The Glass As HALF FULL

No, we don’t intend to get up on the soapbox and lecture you about where women stand after all these years of India’s independence in terms of equality. As the world gets more and more close, (thanks to social media), we know pretty much that’s happening all around us. Now, this Independence day, you can […]

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VOICES FROM THE FIELD

Menstrual health and sanitation in India is a huge problem. 88% of women and girls do not have access to sanitary pads. 23% of adolescent girls drop out of school when they start menstruating and 85% of them are left housebound. Due to lack of awareness and affordability women used sand, ash, rags or dirty […]

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A TRIBUTE TO MY MOTHER ON MOTHER’S DAY

I still remember that afternoon when the sun was out there, blistering with all its might. I was 10 years old and celebrating the summer vacation with my younger brother. Both my brother and I had kept our fingers crossed for it to rain and it was as if God was being extremely kind to […]

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TOWARDS A FRESH AND HEALTHY PERIOD

The country whose Bollywood movies now revolve on sanitary napkins, is expected to attain tremendous progress in terms of hygiene and sanitation. Lakshmi, a newly married welder who causes a stir in his East Indian village tries to revolutionize the manufacturing of sanitary napkins for women. But the sad fact is that even movies like […]

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