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In This Tamil Nadu Village, Empowered Teenagers Take Charge, Fix Community’s Problems

In This Tamil Nadu Village, Empowered Teenagers Take Charge, Fix Community’s...

Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu: Early marriage of children, mostly girls, has been rampant in Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri district, 300 km from the state capital Chennai. In...
Now, Child Help Desks At Railway Stations To Stop Traffickers In Transit

Now, Child Help Desks At Railway Stations To Stop Traffickers In...

Chennai: On platform number one at the Salem train station in Tamil Nadu, a colourful booth stands out amid the chaos of passengers, porters...
In Tamil Nadu’s All-Women Police Station, A Thoughtful Child-Friendly Corner

In Tamil Nadu’s All-Women Police Station, A Thoughtful Child-Friendly Corner

As one steps inside the ‘All Women Police Station’ in Salem town, 345 km from Chennai in Tamil Nadu, lady cops in neatly-tucked uniforms...
At Tamil Nadu Hospitals, Lasers, Alarms If Untagged Adults Move Babies

At Tamil Nadu Hospitals, Lasers, Alarms If Untagged Adults Move Babies

Chennai: Hospitals are starting to tag newborns, mothers and medics as well as installing extra security cameras and educating staff to spot baby thieves...
Trapping Girls As Trainees In Tamil Nadu’s Garment Factories To End With Legal Change

Trapping Girls As Trainees In Tamil Nadu’s Garment Factories To End...

Chennai: Trainee workers in the garment manufacturing hub in south India can no longer be trapped in apprenticeships for years after changes to a...
Widowed Women Without Land Face Brunt Of Drought In Tamil Nadu

Widowed Women Without Land Face Brunt Of Drought In Tamil Nadu

NAGAPATTINAM: Last year farmer Veeramani leased a modest plot of land from his village temple to grow rice. He borrowed Rs 40,000 to prepare...
Overworked Mill Workers Are Now Policewomen: How They Turned Their Lives Around

Overworked Mill Workers Are Now Policewomen: How They Turned Their Lives...

Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu: Before the break of dawn, Muthulakshmi Mariappan slips out of her home and starts running. In the stillness of the morning, she gasps...
In Tamil Nadu, Families Still Trapped In Bonded Labour, Shows Report

In Tamil Nadu, Families Still Trapped In Bonded Labour, Shows Report

Chennai: More than 200 people whose families were forced from their homes in Tamil Nadu by the construction of Aliyar dam in the 1960s are...
In Spinning Mills Of Tamil Nadu, Women Work On Empty Stomachs

In Spinning Mills Of Tamil Nadu, Women Work On Empty Stomachs

Dindigul, Tamil Nadu: The pots and pans in Anandi Murugesan's home lie empty. A handful of vegetables litter the floor below. Dinner is far...
Protests In Tamil Nadu After Activist Who Fought For Women Textile Workers’ Rights Commits Suicide

Protests In Tamil Nadu After Activist Who Fought For Women Textile...

Dindigul: The death of a man who fought for worker rights in spinning mills has prompted sympathy protests in Tamil Nadu and opened questions...