Latest posts by VideoVolunteers
28 April 2017
"...I am afraid of going to a hospital. I’m afraid they will find me and kill me…I haven’t stepped outside my house in the last eight days."
12 April 2017
Mahila Swarojgar Samiti is helping teenage girls in Varanasi shape their identity and find more confidence in their sexuality through football.
15 January 2017
One activist suggests that local officials sell the fallen trees -- many of them centuries-old -- to the timber industry for a profit.
2 December 2016
Why are the aspirations of young girls’ treated differently from those of young boys? Why are girls prepared for housework from an early age and boys are allowed to play?
20 October 2016
“We don’t tell our parents that we play here. They think we go to a proper ground to play. If they know...they will not let us out to play."
12 October 2016
Global Voices reviews a few stories covered by the Video Volunteers community's citizen journalists, showing how girls in India face and cope with various gender-related challenges.
20 September 2016
“Since the schools are shut, I’ve joined this centre to study so that I am prepared for my exams,” says one student.
8 September 2016
23 August 2016
"I know how important are a few hundred rupees in an impoverished person’s life. It means food, medicine and security."
16 August 2016
With a focus on India, Video Volunteers trains disadvantaged citizens in video journalism and data gathering so they have a voice in media and can demand their rights.