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#GroundUpStories | In January, residents of Unit no. 32 of Aarey Colony, dressed up for a puja. But there wasn’t an idol in sight. Instead, residents were performing the puja for the newly installed water taps. Prachi Adesara discusses. @MuseumWaters 

#Youth | "As the impact of the pandemic continues to be sharply felt it has become more urgent than ever to listen to what girls want." Deepika Khatri, @Aangan_Trust  writes:

#GroundUpStories | The residents of Uttarakhand are struggling due to a lack of basic transport infrastructure. They have to walk for miles to manage their livelihoods. Mahanand Singh Bisht talks more about it. @CharkhaFeatures 

#Humour | Jessica Walter, who plays Lucille Bluth in Arrested Development, passed away. We imagined her famous one-liners playing out in the social sector.

#OnTheContrary | This week on our #podcast , @ArunMaira  speaks to @YashicaDutt , journalist, and author of Coming out as Dalit, and Ashif Shaikh, CEO of @jan_sahas  about what it means to be an ally in the fight against caste hierarchy. Listen & subscribe:

#GroundUpStories | In southern Rajasthan, across the district of Udaipur, villagers have instituted an interesting system to keep track of whose turn it is to watch over their common pasturelands. Ayesha Marfatia talks more about it.

#OnTheContrary | Business leader and ex-President of @FollowCII , Naushad Forbes, speaks with former journalist and philanthropist Rohini Nilekani, about what markets must include, whom they should serve, and the role they play in inclusive economic growth.

#Rights | Havovi Wadia@havoviw ), CEO at @STCI_Mumbai  suggests that by using play we can find space to protest, and do it legitimately. And in doing so, we could potentially change something in the world around us. Read more about it here:

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#Environment | "A just transition will help India push for global collective action, and help build a sustainable and resilient economy in the coal-dependent regions." Mayank Aggarwal@journomayank ) writes:

#Perspectives | From understanding the true meaning of development to finding inspiration in Gandhi—here are important lessons for anyone fighting for a cause, and standing up to power. @drvandanashiva 

#GroundUpStories | To provide basic education to migrant children who migrate with their parents, the Jammu and Kashmir government set up seasonal schools during the migratory period. However, these schools now lie defunct. @rtimuzaffar  explains why:

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#CentredSelf | When it comes to community mental healthcare, we must not to replicate the old, top-down approach of mental institutions. Amalina Kohli Dave and Raj Mariwala @mariwalahealth ), share ways to make mental healthcare inclusive. @WellbeingProj1 

#Gender | While traditional gender roles burden women with household work, Sona Mitra@sonamitra ) and Soumya Kapoor Mehta from @IWWAGEIFMR  talk about why we need to make efforts to reduce, redistribute, and pay for this labour.

A curated list of resources and information pertaining to the #FCRABill  2020. Included in it so far: a) A press release by @vani_info  b) Information on how 'administrative expenses' are defined in this bill c) The likely impact on civil society

#IDRQuotes | Sudarshan Thakur from @PRADAN_India  on why we need to make a distinction between programmes that are for women, and women empowerment. Read about it here:

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