Tag: Rural India
Where There is No Doctor
Health professionals who want to work in rural areas are handicapped by a chronic lack of information and an abundance of damning stereotypes about careers in rural India. Meanwhile, there is an acute shortage and growing need for healthcare professionals in rural areas. The diagnosis, according to the Rural Hospital Network, is a free-to-access website that aims to connect health professionals with hospitals in need.
Channelling the Right to Work Towards Climate Resilient, Sustainable Livelihoods
The cumulative effect that MNREGS activities can have on reducing agriculture, disaster, and livelihood-based vulnerabilities of rural households is staggering, and frankly quite underrated.
Centering the Community in Rural Mental Health Care
Here's a look at how community-led interventions can be used to improve mental health care in rural India.
Low-Cost Vermicompost Instead of Inorganic Fertilizers | Hear from Small Farmers...
Vermicompost revived soil quality, reduced input costs, and made farmers self-sufficient through lockdowns.
COVID-19 | Persons with Disabilities Need to Be Accounted For, Prioritized
Prolonged lockdowns, apathetic social security services, and not being seen as high-priority recipients of the vaccine, have left them more vulnerable than ever before.
Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy Amongst Women in the Informal Economy
The cost of vaccination seems to be too high for many; convincing these women can have multiplying effects on India’s drive to universally immunize.
Our Radio, Our Voices: Bundelkhand’s Community Radio offers Climate Solutions
On 25 March, as a preventive step to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, India was put under a complete lockdown. As inter-state public...
Beyond Tongue and Tradition: Evaluating India’s Meat Industry
Understanding the Context The production of meat for human consumption is a touchy topic for many Indians. Torn between tongues and tradition, vegetarians and their...
Fishing for Jobs: An In-depth Look at India’s Job Drought
Written by Swagam Dasgupta Rijpal Saini, a father of four living in Pubsara, Haryana, desperately wishes for a stable income to support his family. Every...