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Yuva launches campaign to counter violence against women

Women participating conference on violence against women in Chakdi village organized by Yuva and Oxfam. (Pix: Uttam Acharjee)

Women participating conference on violence against women in Chakdi village organized by Yuva and Oxfam. (Pix: Uttam Acharjee)

Social organization Youth Unity For Voluntary Action (Yuva), Jamshedpur in association with Oxfam India has launched a special 16-day campaign to counter violence against women in East Singhbhum district. As a part of this campaign a one-day conference was organized in Chakdi village in Potka block on December 6, 2014. Hundreds of women from the nearby villages attended this one day conference. Continue reading

Women Farmers’ Fair at Chakdi a grand success as more than 300 women farmers participate

Women dancing at Mahila Kishan Mela at Chakdi, The fair was organized by Yuva Jamshedpur,

Women dancing at Mahila Kishan Mela at Chakdi, The fair was organized by Yuva Jamshedpur (Pix: Uttam Acharjee).

Jamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur organized a Mahila Kisan Mela (Women Farmers’ Fair) in Chakdi village of Potka block in East Singhbhum district of the state of Jharkhand, India.

The fair was organized with the help of Global Greengrant Fund (GGF). In all, more than 300 women farmers participated in the fair.

More than 25 stalls were put up in the fair, which were displaying different agro products, handicraft, traditional seeds. Besides these, there were many stalls which exhibited the different micro enterprises and micro-businesses being run by women self-help groups, like goat rearing, vegetable farming, poultry, rice and wheat production and Mudhi (puffed rice) production etc. Continue reading