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GN Bureau | April 9, 2016


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Ela Bhatt
Ela Bhatt

The SEWA founder talks about her work of buliding holistic and mindful communities, and her book ‘Anubandh’

READ: Change, to be real, has to come from people: Ela Bhatt

After a pioneering initiative by a panchayat, Ayurveda doctors redefine palliative care in Kerala, bringing relief to patients written off by modern medicine

READ: The soothing balm of Ayurveda
 

Filmmaker Sanjay Joshi talks about the journey of Cinema of Resistance and the road ahead

READ: "Meaningful cinema should be more accessible to common people"

Exploring online voting is a step towards a more inclusive democracy. It will have to cross many hurdles before it can take the leap

READ: E-Voting: Ballot booth on your desktop


In the land of weaver-poet Kabir, good days haven’t come back yet for the hands weaving silk threads

READ: Why the weaver of famous Banarasi silk saree is unhappy
 
ILO-India’s national project coordinator for SPF, Ranjit Prakash talks about importance of guaranteeing universal access to income and health, and the role of stakeholders

READ: “Social security should be a rights-based approach”

 







 

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