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Probed, declared pregnant, tribal women now ostracized #Vaw #WTFnews

TNN | Jun 12, 2013, JABALPUR: A tribal panchayat has excommunicated families of nine girls from Madhya Pradesh‘s Betul district, who were found pregnant at a mass marriage event under mukhya mantri kanyadaan yojna. The girl’s were sent away from the event… Continue Reading →

#India – Gandhian activist denied permission to fast over tribal issues

By Newzfirst Correspondent 6/3/13   l New Delhi – In a startling development, the Delhi Police on Monday refused permission to Gandhian activist Himanshu Kumar to hold indefinite fast over tribal issues. In a letter sent by the office of… Continue Reading →

#India -an Appeal From Tribal Activist Himanshu Kumar: On Atrocities, Self Reflection

Posted on: June 2, 2013 -Youth ki Awaaz Translated from Hindi by Akhil Kumar Self-Reflection Fast: How should India Behave With Its Tribal Population Dear friends, A large number of army troops are being sent to the tribal areas to… Continue Reading →

Soni Sori gets bail in one more case #Goodnews #Vaw

SUVOJIT BAGCHI, The Hindu , may 30, 2013 The HinduAn activist protest demanding release of Soni Sori. She got a bail in one of hte eight cases on Thursday by a Chhattisgarh court. File photo There are close to 2,000… Continue Reading →

Silent genocide- Kerala health model has failed in tribal heartland

STAFF REPORTER : Ekbal B. Ekbal says the Kerala health model has failed in tribal heartland. B. Ekbal, public health activist and neurosurgeon, who headed a six-member medical expert team appointed by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) to study… Continue Reading →

Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life

  Published on Down To Earth (http://www.downtoearth.org.in)   My god v your resource Blog Intro: Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life Author(s): Richard Mahapatra   Photo: Digpatra Is a village council qualified to deal with… Continue Reading →

#India – Tribal girls going under knife for virginity #Vaw #Patriarchy #WTFnews

Kelly Kislaya, TNN Apr 26, 2013, RANCHI: Conservative India‘s preference for a blushing, untouched bride is now making a mark in tribal societies, where virginity was never really an issue in the past. Hymenoplasty, or hymen repair surgery, which has for long… Continue Reading →

#India – Tribal women hit hardest by development: study #Vaw #Womenrights

    STAFF REPORTER, The Hindu When displaced by development projects, many migrate to cities as servants, some are lured into prostitution A study conducted by Centre for Development Studies (CDS) on impact of development on tribal people has found… Continue Reading →

Angry Jeetan Marandi vows to continue stir for poor

 Mukesh Ranjan | Ranchi |  Pioneer, April 1, 2013 Aggravated after his release from the jail after five years, Jeetan Marandi is all set to expedite his movement for the cause of the release of thousands of innocent tribal people… Continue Reading →

#India- #Chhattisgarh #tribals denied sterilisation for three decades #WTFnews

AARTI DHAR, The Hindu, Oct 31, 2012 Planning Commission asks Chhattisgarh to ensure that they are not denied facility A three decades-old official order, issued for restricting targeted sterilisation of the primitive tribal groups (PTGs) in Chhattisgarh to check their… Continue Reading →

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