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Kerala Agricultural University’s innovative training and production programme for a tribal women self-help group : Earning a living from a biocontrol agent and growth promoter – Kerala

E.M. Manoj, The Hindu KALPETTA (Wayanad, Kerala), February 27, 2015 Inspired by their success in the production of biocontrol agents and bio-fertilizers, members of Sabari, a tribal women self-help group (SHG) of the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) under Kerala Agricultural … Continue reading

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Unique craftsmanship maintained by the women of Idukki district: Coping with the changing socio-economic conditions of the Mannan community – Kerala

Giji K. Raman, The Hindu, September 28, 2010 Making bamboo products is one of most creative work undertaken by the Mannan tribe of Kozhimala in Idukki district. But today this exclusive work of craftsmanship is on the verge of extinction, … Continue reading

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Lighting up villages with solar power and doing other challenging things: Kudumbashree Adivasi women’s group of Edamalakudi – Kerala

To read the full story and view a slideshow, click here >> Posted on June 16, 2014 by P Sainath in Rural India The adivasi women of Edamalakudi, Kerala’s remotest panchayat, have formed a headload workers’ group, helped light up their villages … Continue reading

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Women’s Day film release: Focus on adivasi women’s plight – Kerala

K. Pradeep, The Hindu, Kochi, March 7, 2013 Poompattakalude Thazhvaram, which will release on Women’s Day, will bring into focus the plight of adivasi women It happened hours before the film was to start. A young, good-looking adivasi woman rushed through … Continue reading

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Alcohol and drug-awareness group, political leaders and women activists worried: Increased alcoholism in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

What’s the price of the ‘right’ to alcohol? By Mari Marcel Thekaekara, New Internationalist, March 8, 2013 While successive governments have patted themselves on their backs, each claiming credit for our galloping economy, India refuses to talk about the enormous social costs to … Continue reading

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