Stories

Pavitra: Learning to Live by Learning to Sew

Pavitra had done her duty. She got married, had a son, and kept up the house. She was also devoted to her religious traditions, honouring her gods with prayers and...

Imam: Taking The Lead To Change a Slum

Imam lives with his wife and toddler in a cramped, one-room home in the slums. Their house has no windows and is covered by a metal sheet roof, with a...

Nadila: Facing Abuse over Dowry Demands

Imagine preparing for your wedding and calculating the costs of each element involved. The dress, the festivities, the food… Weddings as we know them are already expensive, but in India,...

Elina: Abused Daughter Discovers Joy

When you imagine the life of a 12-year-old girl, what do you think of? A life full of laughter with friends and encouragement from parents during a season of growth?...