Case Study : Jahangir Nagar Colony

Jahangir Nagar Colony is a basti in Rangareddy district. During a basti visit there, the Rehnuma Law Centre, Rangareddy team found that around 80 children (below 5 years of age) and 20 pregnant women (at the time of visit) were living in that particular area. An issue came up that there was no Anganwadi centre … Continue reading Case Study : Jahangir Nagar Colony

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Case Study : Kotamati

Kotamati is a village in Gumla district. As part of their outreach, when the Rehnuma Law Centre, Gumla's team visited the village for an awareness programme focusing on how to apply for schemes and obtain welfare benefits, they met Afroza Khatun. She had wanted to obtain benefits under the Lakshmi Ladli Yojana, for which she … Continue reading Case Study : Kotamati

Case Study : S.M. Krishna Colony

S.M. Krishna Colony is an area near the Raneshpir  Darga in Kalaburagi district. A 6-year old resident of this area, Jahira (name changed), was lured with the promise of chocolates and brutally raped by her 50-some year old neighbor. When the child told her parents about the incident after the neighbor tried to lure her … Continue reading Case Study : S.M. Krishna Colony

Stories from West Bengal: #JantaXAadhaar

Roshni (name changed) is yet to link her phone number to her Aadhaar card. However, since her phone's SIM card is in her sister's name, she had to take her along to get the process done. She did not receive LPG subsidies for over three months ever since Aadhaar was mandated for it. She had … Continue reading Stories from West Bengal: #JantaXAadhaar

Case Study : Vadagam #CommunalViolenceWatch

INTRODUCTION Vadagam is a village in the Dhansura Block of the Aravalli District in Gujarat. With a population of close to 7000, it is a large village with a mixed population comprising of Hindus and Muslims. On the night of 24th March, 2017, an incidence of communal violence shook the village and caused widespread damage … Continue reading Case Study : Vadagam #CommunalViolenceWatch

Interview with Madrasa teachers in Rangareddy (Telengana)

At a meeting conducted on 5th May, 2017, an interview took place with madrasa teachers (Mr. Faheemuddin, Mr. Pasha and Mr. Nazeer) at Hayath Nagar, Rangareddy (Telengana) and the following opinions and statements have been recorded – One of them felt that the Government wants to bring in a Madrasa Board to regulate the practices … Continue reading Interview with Madrasa teachers in Rangareddy (Telengana)

Interview with Minority Residential School Teachers in Rangareddy (Telengana)

At a meeting conducted on 4th May, 2017 in Rehnuma Law Centre, Rangareddy (Telengana) an interview took place with three minority residential school principals (Mr. Syed Aslam Naseer, Mr. V. Yella Reddy, Ms. V. Mrudula) and the following opinions and statements have been recorded – Two male principals and one female principal from three of … Continue reading Interview with Minority Residential School Teachers in Rangareddy (Telengana)

Interview with Muslim Religious Leaders in Rangareddy (Telengana)

At a meeting conducted on 3rd May, 2017 in Krishnaveni School, L.B. Nagar, Rangareddy (Telengana) an interview took place with 4 religious leaders and several male members of the local Muslim community and the following opinions and statements have been recorded – On Triple talaq – The religious leaders said that all groups of Muslims … Continue reading Interview with Muslim Religious Leaders in Rangareddy (Telengana)