‘Safar Manzil Tak’- documenting snippets from Manzil’s field visits
“Archana didi humari hero hai”1- for 18-year-old Safina (name changed), Community Motivator Archana is a bigger star than any film celebrity. Safina is one of the 30,000+ girls that Project Manzil2 is paving the way for a new tomorrow- a path sans the drudgery of child marriage and teenage pregnancies, which plagues several villages of Rajasthan.
COVID-19 Awareness Activities carried out by CAPC Pali
Corona warrior Mr. Devendra Singh
Project Designation: Social Development Expert cum Gender Specialist (SDEGS)
Project Location: Pali City, Rajasthan
Anganwadi centres must be recast in a new avatar
While infrastructure development and capacity building of the anganwadi remains the key to improving the programme, the standards of all its services need to be upscaled
Coronavirus Pandemic Revelation:Time to Invest in Education for Our Girl Children
During a year when the world has been ravaged by a severe health pandemic, it has become even more important to think of our protecting and investing in our future – our children.
When Walls Talk
Newly painted Aangawadi offices in Udaipur help spread awareness about nutrition during pregnancy
A Platform For Nutrition
A unique interactive digital platform brings everyone working on nutrition under one digital roof, and helps them connect, communicate and work with each other.
The Silver Lining Behind The COVID-19 Cloud
This pandemic has led to an intense nationwide focus on health and nutrition. We should not waste this opportunity
It Takes A Village: How Tribal Hamlet Now Knows Its Nutrition Rights | Outlook Poshan
Angul district in Odisha was a victim of severe undernutrition, until an NGO involved the tribal community to ensure that they knew, and demanded their rights to proper nutrition.
For Food Security, Community Involvement Is The Key
With a little help and encouragement, tribals from two remote blocks in Odisha banish malnourishment while wooing biodiversity in their region.
In These Troubled Times, The Tough Get Going
COVID-19 has wreaked havoc all over. It has not only led to millions of people suffering due to loss of jobs and livelihood, but has severely hampered our economy, and has also restricted our movements.
POSHAN Champions: the real heroes of nutrition
Even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Rajasthan continues its endeavor to look after the nutritional requirements of thousands of women like Kalpana and their infants.
Building Nutrition Champions In Hospitals
Doctors at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences Jharkhand train to deliver quality Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition services
C2IQ: Nutrition Partners Go Digital To Tackle Covid-19
In order to ensure uninterrupted Coverage, Continuity, Intensity and Quality during the pandemic, the large platform for nutrition partners has gone digital. Welcome to the new normal.
This Sarpanch Helps His Village Fight Malnutrition
In a heart-warming story about how a little help goes a long way, Mahendar Kumar Sharma, sarpanch of Matunda in Bundi, Rajasthan, explains how his attempt to remove malnutrition in his village has inspired other surrounding villages too.
Nutrition, One Panchayat At A Time: A Lesson From Gadhchiroli
Home mainly to tribal population and to the Naxalite conflict, Gadhchiroli district of Maharashtra presents a plethora of geographical, topographical and logistical barriers for many government sponsored programmes.
Frontline COVID Warriors: A Lesson From Odisha
Pallahara, a sub-division of centrally located Angul district in Odisha, is a three-hour drive from the district headquarters. While Angul is blessed with large forest areas, in Pallahara the
forest cover becomes dense and thick with bamboo and Sal trees.
Udaipur Takes The POSHAN Message To Every Doorstep
During a recently organised POSHAN Pakhwada, a combined force of 6866 ANM, ASHA, AWW and Community POSHAN champions went to the homes of every pregnant woman and lactating mother in Udaipur district to counsel them on maternal and child nutrition.
Systemic Reforms And Improved Efficiency In Government Corridors
It was not a great day for Mahima or her parents who had just received the news that the scholarship they had applied for, was rejected for the second time in a row. Mahima’s parents had been waiting for more than a few months by now wishing that somehow their daughter’s scholarship application would get through and were disappointed to hear that the documents they had submitted were supposedly not in place and could not figure out what could have possibly gone wrong.
The Antara Mantra: Breaking the Cycle of Choice less Choices for Women
For Sonam, an 18-year old with a two and a half year old child, memories of her schooldays are still vivid when she used to swing her bag and sing her favourite songs along with her friends all the way to school.
Whispered Secret From The Walls of Jhadol
Pooja was known as a studious girl in class 10 who was quite regular in attending school. Her Class Teacher, Mr. Narayan Lal Bhatnagar, recalls Pooja to be a well-behaved girl who was consistently good in studies who also fared well in the exams.
Walking undisturbed for many, is a luxury
Meanwhile in Dhaulpur, from where stories of young husbands who are still in school finding ways to bring their young wives back to school emerge, during a regular visit by the BSM to a community, a story about a young lad who was preventing girls from going to school was found doing its rounds.
The Famous Six in the Auto Rickshaw to School
The hilly road leading to a small village called Phalat in Udaipur is figurative of how difficult the path to education has been for the six girls who have re-enrolled in school.
IPE and Social Protection
IPE is partnering with HelpAge International and other actors in the organisation of a South-South regional learning and knowledge exchange conference on Social Accountability in Social Protectionon 12-13 June 2018 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
Planet 50-50 by 2030. Step it up for gender equality
This year on the occasion of 41st International Women's Day we will celebrate and pledge to the theme- Planet 50-50 By 2030: Step It Up For Gender Equality. It is a well proven fact that the issue of gender disparity and women empowerment continue to assume greater significance in view of coordinated action being taken up by the global developmental experts.