In Gujarat’s Poorest Tribal Pocket, A Women’s Agri Collective Shows The Way

Mapusa, Goa: Last November, 0ver 100 guests got to sample the tribal cuisine of the Bhil tribe during the annual three-day conference of the Institute of …

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‘We Are Harassed, Beaten’: Adivasi Women Who Demand Forest Land Rights In Gujarat

Mapusa, Goa: “Ye pitai khayi hui auratein hain (These are the women who’ve got beaten up).” That is how we are introduced to Nandaben Nayak, Navliben …

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Adivasi Women Bear The Brunt Of Slow Community Forest Rights Approvals In Gujarat

Mapusa, Goa –  It has been years since  the women of Bilmarh, a  village on a small hillock some 25 km from Ahwa, the district headquarters …

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Women Own Forested Land In Gujarat But Not Its Wealth

New Delhi: Mangla Hira Ji Thakre (45) and her family are sprawled around the television for their post-dinner ritual of watching a hit soap opera. “Arey, …

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