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UNESCO: Local self help groups strengthen community radio

24-04-2007 (New Delhi) Women self help groups are playing an increasingly important role since the community radio station “Mandakini Ki Awaaz” (The Voice of Mandakini) located in Bhanaj, Rudraprayag district, Uttarakhand, India started its operations in 2004. In the last few months, their participation has…

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Tiny steps to a women’s march

Nitin Sethi, Times of India Mar 8, 2007 Almost all women’s movement in the Indian hinterland, at some point in their past, have grappled with the problem. Many of these movements were formed primarily to tackle it and many continue to deal with it. Anti-alcohol…

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No roll for women in Uttarakhand poll

Their status is much like that of a memorial — a fast fading memory of a distant past opines Prarthna Gahilote, reporting for IBN News. Prarthna Gahilote, CNN-IBN February 16, 2007 Dehradun: Women played an important role in Uttarakhand statehood movement. But on the eve…

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Here, alcoholism is a big poll issue

Mayank Tewari, Bhikiasain (Almora) Hindustan Times, February 16, 2007 Troubled with rampant alcoholism, women in the Bhikiasain constituency of Almora district have fielded an independent candidate from the fairer sex. Supported by a local women’s NGO, Mahila Ekta Parishad, women from 62 villages met on…

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Women get a raw deal in Uttarakhand

NDTV has produced an important news item that speaks volumes about the current election season. It seems this time around, all parties have dropped any pretense of gender equality, and opted to elect the old boys’ networks from their ranks. That Sushila Baloni was denied…

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RLEK to support independent women candidates

DEHRADUN, FEB 3 (PTI) A local NGO has come to the help of women candidates “ignored” by political parties and contesting as independents for the February 21 state assembly elections. “We will openly support with volunteers and other resources women contesting elections independently and those…

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Historic Nanda Devi Trek Draws World Women

By Rajiv Rawat Garhwal Post, 19 October 2006 JOSHIMATH, 18 Oct: This past weekend, the last of three international teams departed for Dharansi Pass as part of the Inaugural Nanda Devi Women’s Trek. Stopping over at eminent journalist Harish Chandola’s guest house near Auli, the…

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PTI (2006.6.2): Women panchayat leaders vow to fight corruption

The New Kerala Times often carries PTI articles on Uttaranchal. Check with them for some of the latest news. Kotdwar (Uttaranchal): Over 300 elected women representatives of local panchayats today pledged to fight corruption in the state and threatened to launch a mass campaign against…

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Lakshmi Ashram: A unique school for girls in Kumaon

Sanat Mohanty 27 May 2006 A residential school for girls, in the shadow of the peak of Nanda Devi, has been graduating confident young women from the girls of Kumaon hills. Run as per the ideas of Nai Taleem of Gandhiji, Lakshmi Ashram was set…

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Tribune (2006.03.26): Aisey hi to hota hai, Madam

Women’s Day comes and goes every year with the right noises made for women’s rights at various forums. The bias and insensitive conditions against the fairer sex however remain a hard to put off reality, finds out Malavika Karlekar after a visit to the Kumaon…

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