Category Archives: Democracy

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70: Human Rights Day 10 December – United Nations

“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. […] Unless these rights have meaning there, they have … Continue reading

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An experiment in intercultural communication: “Learning from the people in the villages, value their way of life” – West Bengal

Since the beginning of my work with people of the Santal villages, Ghosaldanga and Bishnubati, close to Santiniketan, it has been important to me that it is not a one-way street. Giving and receiving should be equally important. This means … Continue reading

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India’s first community getting its forest rights recognised: living in the core area of a tiger reserve – Karnataka

Amoolya Rajappa, 5 October 2018 The Soligas created history by becoming the first tribal community living in the core area of a tiger reserve in India to get their forest rights recognised. | Read the full report and view more … Continue reading

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In support of India’s tribal women: Find information provided on Government and NGO websites

Tips to get up-to-date information about “justchangeindia.com” and more about any particular region or issue, type a combination of search words into the search window seen above (e.g. “tribe trafficking”, “rehabilitation rescued tribal”, “Bachpan Bachao Andolan”, “Aahan Tribal Development Foundation”, “Shakti … Continue reading

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Tribal Knowledge Systems, Values and Traditions: Papers presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

Parallel session 6: Tribal Knowledge Systems, Values and Traditions Chaired by: Mridula Rashmi Kindo, Dept of English, IGNOU, New Delhi Paper Presenters: Arun Kumar Oraon (JNU, New Delhi), Sandesha Rayapa-Garbiyal (JNU, New Delhi), Teresa Tudu (BHU, Varanasi), Shimi Moni Doley … Continue reading

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