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3 Female Human Rights Activists You Should Know – and Follow on Twitter!

By Michael Sharnoff, Founder and Editor of Sharnoff's Global Views
Location United States United States

International female voices speaking up for equality, justice and human rights. For a society to  be truly free, women must enjoy equal rights with men. All nations have at times experienced struggles implementing legislation on women’s rights – whether with female suffrage or fair treatment in the workplace. How well are women treated in your country? Do they enjoy equality with men and have the opportunity to fully participate in civic society, occupy positions of […]

December 22, 2013 · 0 comments · Democracy, Politics
Promoting Self-Reliance in Rajasthan

Promoting Self-Reliance in Rajasthan

By Shashi Tyagi, Co-Founder and Secretary of GRAVIS
Location India India

GRAVIS is a non governmental organization founded in 1983 to promote self-reliance and improve the social, economic and political situation of desert communities in Rajasthan. I was born in India in 1947, and am the Co-founder and Secretary of GRAVIS (Center for people’s Science for Rural Development). GRAVIS is a non governmental organization founded in 1983 to promote self-reliance and improve the social, economic and political situation of desert communities in Rajasthan. Before founding GRAVIS, […]

May 13, 2013 · 0 comments · Economics, India
Shashi Tyagi is the co-founder and secretary of GRAVIS.

GRAVIS: Improving the Quality of Life in Rajasthan

By Shashi Tyagi, Co-Founder and Secretary of GRAVIS
Location India India

I was born in India in 1947, and am the Co-founder and Secretary of GRAVIS (Center for people’s Science for Rural Development). GRAVIS is a non governmental organization founded in 1983 to promote self-reliance and improve the social, economic and political situation of desert communities in Rajasthan. Before founding GRAVIS, I have worked in tribal areas of North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar for more than ten years. I began working as a […]

January 29, 2013 · 0 comments · Asia, India, Shashi Tyagi, Tech, Women's Rights