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Understanding the concept of India’s Anganwadi centres: Facilities for infants that serve rural and urban communities alike

The Directorate of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) provides a range of services addressing the education, as well as health and nutrition needs of children below 6, including: supplementary nutrition, immunisation, health check-ups, referral services, pre-school and non-formal education, nutrition … Continue reading

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Training and employment opportunities for India’s tribal youth: A round-up of recent initiatives and press reports – Kerala, Rajasthan & Telangana

At a time when most art forms of the Scheduled Tribes in the country have faded into oblivion, the Kerala Institute for Research, Training and Development Studies of Scheduled Castes and Tribes (KIRTADS) in Kozhikode is on a mission to revive and … Continue reading

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Social inclusion by making education appropriate to children’s cultural context: A comparison between in India and Brazil

To read the full article, click here >> Higher education can be used for the social and economic mobility of underprivileged sections. This is achieved usually by providing admission to a set of students from these sections in universities and … Continue reading

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Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) – national programme

Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) is the only major national programme that addresses the health and nutrition needs of children under the age of six. It seeks to provide young children with an integrated package of services, including supplementary nutrition, … Continue reading

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Putting an end to exploitation: The Halpati women who don’t want financial help from anybody – Gujarat

Of Spice & Spirit: 24-YO Quits Cushy Job to Double Income of Gujarat Tribe! Jovita Aranha, The Better India, 3 July 2018 Turn the pages of history, and it will narrate the plight of the Halpatis of Gujarat, one of … Continue reading

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