Articles by: Naba Kishor Pujari

This is how these Sangathan members helping slum dwellers to tackle COVID 19

This is how these Sangathan members helping slum dwellers to tackle COVID 19

While movement curb during the lockdown is preventing people to do their usual work, members of Bhubaneswar Bikash Sangathan are leaving no stones unturned to help the needy through their networks and volunteers in urban slums of the capital city. Sashikala Jena, a 72 years old woman from Mundasahi slums in Palasuni area of Bhubaneswar staying all alone leaving nobody[Read More…]

April 23, 2020 India
Tribal women of Odisha’s Sundergarh district turn Good Samaritans in tackling COVID 19

Tribal women of Odisha’s Sundergarh district turn Good Samaritans in tackling COVID 19

 “A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform”. When these women knew what they could do for the society and how they can be influencers rather than the mere recipient, they made it the unwavering truth of their lives. Their only mission was to help the people around who need them the[Read More…]

April 23, 2020 India
Teaching Handwashing activitie

Kandhamal youth spread awareness on COVID 19

Their worthy works have helped people in 224 villages of rural Kandhamal. Kandhamal: With the pandemic comes the stigma, superstitions and fear about the disease among people. Meet the social army of 10 of Jeebika Suraksha Manch of Kandhamal who have shouldered responsibilities to inform communities about the COVID-19 Pandemic. To oust the myths and provide a basic scientific understanding[Read More…]

April 15, 2020 India
How a rural woman helping poor to be safe during COVID 19 by making face-masks at reasonable price

How a rural woman helping poor to be safe during COVID 19 by making face-masks at reasonable price

Sambalpur, Odisha: What can be the better way to describe how women do better off than men in many fields , by telling the story of a village woman who came forward to help poor people during the lockdown due to COVID 19 and produced masks for poor people in cheap rate in her locality in Sambalpur district of Odisha.[Read More…]

April 12, 2020 Life/Philosophy
a cloud of sticky notes of different colors in the shape of speech balloons with concepts relative to the womens day written in it, such as equality respect, progress, liberation or equal pay

This is not just a gender gap: It’s a power gap

25 years after the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action set out a clear path on how to achieve gender equality, the world has witnessed remarkable progress. However, the Report of the UN Secretary-General on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action points out that violence against women and girls remains pervasive. And, this is not just a gender gap[Read More…]

March 7, 2020 Patriarchy
Bundru Upper Primary school in the verge of closure

The fact-check on RTE Implementation in Odisha

The recent news of the primary school of Bhulia village under Bhawanipatna Block in Kalahandi District of Odisha has raised the concern of many as the children of this schools are being taught beneath a tree from the last three years. The classroom is one of the most important factors affecting student learning. Because a child spares most of his/her[Read More…]

December 22, 2019 India