Category Archives: Networking

Helping end human trafficking and modern slavery – #FREEDOMFORGIRLS

71% of modern slavery victims are women and girls. With an estimated 40.3 million people victims of modern slavery and human trafficking, that’s a lot of girls around the world who are being exploited for someone else’s benefit, or treated like … Continue reading

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International Museum Day celebration (9 December 2017): “Santal Culture and Tradition in the Modern World” – West Bengal

On the occasion of 4th Museum Day (অৗরিচৗলি রৗখি জগাও মাহা দিশৗতে) Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust and the Museum of Santal Culture Present Celebration of Santal Culture and Tradition (সান্তাল অৗরিচৗলি উৎসব) on 9th December 2017 at 3 pm, at … Continue reading

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Updates on the Convention on Biodiversity: Conservation to be “connected to livelihood” – Hyderabad biodiversity pledge

Goa villages to document biodiversity PANAJI: Goa has become the second State after Kerala to constitute Biodiversity Management Committees in most of its village panchayats, according to Pradip V. Sarmokadam, Member Secretary, Goa State Biodiversity Board. The move is aimed … Continue reading

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“Becoming Indian”: Discussion at the Jharkhand Literary Meet 2017 (Ranchi, December 1 and 2, 2017) – Jharkhand

1 December 2017 Sir Mark Tully (BBC’s India correspondent from 1964 to 1994 and eminent writer) interviewed by Dr. Ivy Hansdak on his new book, Upcountry Tales: Once Upon a Time in the Heart of India Venue: Hotel Chanakya BNR, Ranchi.   … Continue reading

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“Miss India indigenous” (Adivasi Moolvasi Janjatiya Miss India): India’s first indigenous beauty pageant by progressive tribal women – Jharkhand

Manoj Choudhary, Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur, Apr 16, 2017 Tribal women walk the ramp in Jharkhand to break stereotypes An independent tribal filmmaking body organised India’s first indigenous beauty pageant, which portrayed tribal women as progressive yet inclined towards their tribal … Continue reading

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