Care hope for widows

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Lucknow, April 28: Welfare group Sulabh International today launched a host of schemes to rescue the widows of Varanasi from a life of “imprisonment without offence”, replicating a model adopted for their sisters in Vrindavan last year. “We are here after we did something for your sisters in Vrindavan. We want to stand by you in… Read more »

Sulabh launches pension and medical schemes for widows

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Social reformer and Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak distributes sarees to widows during a ceremony on the banks of Ganges  river in Varanasi yesterday. Adopting hundreds of widows of Varanasi, Sulabh International launched its campaign against “widowhood” in India. Pathak adopted around 150 neglected widows of Varanasi by ensuring a Rs2,000 monthly payment to each of… Read more »

Sulabh international proposes bill for protection, welfare and maintenance of widows

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  LUCKNOW: After getting the widows of Mathura to bathe in the Maha Kumbh, social organisation Sulabh International on Sunday launched a campaign in Varanasi demanding a bill for the protection, welfare and maintenance of widows in the country. Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak accompanied hundreds of widows to the banks of River Ganga and raised… Read more »

Kashi widows get Sulabh pension; maintenance bill proposed

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  Varanasi, April 28 (IANS) As the sun rose across the sandy banks of the Ganga at the Rajendra Prasad ghat at Varanasi Sunday, life turned a new leaf for the 100-odd widows of Kashi — NGO Sulabh international launched a pension and medical welfare scheme for them. The founder of Sulabh, Bindeshwar Pathak, said he intended to… Read more »

सफाई कर्म से उबरीं महिलाएं बनेंगी कंपनी की डायरेक्टर

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लोग सपनों के हकीकत में बदलने की कामना करते हैं। इनके लिए हकीकत ही सपने जैसी है। 2003 से पहले तक सफाई कर्म से जुड़ी महिलाएं अब एक कंपनी की शेयर होल्डर बनने जा रही है। यह कंपनी भी इनके हौसलों को देखकर ही बनाई हैं। इनमें अलवर की 111 व टोंक की 155 महिलाओं… Read more »

सुलभ अब गांवों की ओर रूख करेगी

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वाराणसी, 26 अप्रैल (भाषा) सामाजिक संस्था सुलभ इंटरनेशनल सोशल सर्विस ऑर्गनाइजेशन आब गांवों में अपनी योजना की शुरुआत करने जा रही है। इसके तहत गांवों में शौचालयों की आवश्यकता के बारे में जन जागरूकता फैलाया जायेगा ।  सार्वजनिक और निजी शौचालयों के निर्माण एवं सामाजिक सेवा के क्षेत्र में सक्रिय संस्था के संस्थापक बिन्देश्वर पाठक… Read more »

‘Toilet’ gives village women opportunity to fly to Shiva’s abode

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VARANASI: When Shakuntala, a dalit woman hailing from a non-descript village Hirmithala in Haryana, decided to get a toilet in her house, little did she realize that it would enable her to fly to Varanasi to pay obeisance at Kashi Vishwanath temple. Shakuntala, along with 19 other women of her village got an opportunity to… Read more »

Happy Holi!

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  The festival of Holi has always been a boisterous one, in which Indians wait the entire year for the one day when they can splash colors all over each other. It is a phenomenon that resonates equally across urban and rural societies but has many variations. While Holi, especially in north Indian cities like… Read more »