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  • Asia|Bihar|Blog|Constituency Group|India|Leave No One Behind|NACDOR|Post 2015
    10/01/2013 - 09:56 | 0comments

    Sona Devi has been to school. But she is an exception, one of the few 'matriculates' in her three million strong Musahar community. Sona Devi , who lives in a village in the Nawada district of Bihar, India, wanted to continue her education, but odds and barriers did not allow her to continue.

    Acute malnutrition is common in Musahar communities and literacy rates are among the lowest in India (less than 10% for women, just 15% for men). The ground water in some villages is contaminated, crippling the inhabitants' bones. Mushahars are socially-excluded Dalits, who live primarily in the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh.

  • Blog|Civicus World Assembly|Constituency Group|feminist task force|Feminist Task Force|ftf|Rosa Lizarde
    09/15/2011 - 20:55 | Zach | 0comments

    It’s been a busy time at the CIVICUS World Assembly in Montreal where Marta Benavides, Lysa John, Rajiv Joshi, along with other colleagues and interns are engaging in sessions and provocative discussions.

  • AMISOM|Constituency Group|famine|Feminist Task Force|feminist task force|News|Somali Transitional Federal Government|Somalia|UN Emergency Appeal
    08/19/2011 - 18:16 | Zach | 0comments

    The International Community Must Act Now!