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Self Help Groups help women come out of the veil in Uttarakhand

Pithoragarh, (Uttarakhand), Nov 17 (ANI): The birth of the new state of Uttarakhand in November 2000 symbolized hope for development in the resource-rich but impoverished hills of Kumaon and Garhwal in the Himalayan region. Eleven years later, that dream is yet to be realized. And yet, a quiet revolution in this Himalayan state, led by unlettered but determined women in the villages, promises to lead the change. [more]