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Tagged with: BeMyStrength

Open defecation and its effect on adolescent girls
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By Meeta Sen // November 23, 2016
There are questions which refuse to go out of my mind. I think about them and then I forget.  However what keeps taking me back to the questions, is [...]
Young Girls Take Charge
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By Richa Singh // November 18, 2016
Dumar is a village in Hazaribagh district in Jharkhand. Priyanka Kumar, school going student passed her matriculation and was planning for her future [...]
Stories of Change
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By Richa Singh // November 7, 2016
Ajay (name changed), is a student in 9th standard in Jhajjar district in Haryana. During one of the ‘Taaron ki Toli’ sessions when gender [...]
Taaron Ki Toli – The Seed of Change
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By Saumya Agarwal // November 4, 2016
Working with children is always amazing. Not only because they are impressionable, but because they are so receptive. They welcome new ideas with [...]
Taaron Ki Toli
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By Pauline Gomes // November 3, 2016
Taaron ki toli as the name suggests is a group of stars. Breakthrough is working in schools in Haryana to create many such taaron ki toli’s. These [...]
Being girls, are we ever allowed to take charge of our lives?
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By Shweta Singh // October 28, 2016
I was born & brought up in Delhi by my parents who hail from small towns in UP. It has been quite a journey since the time I was a teenager and [...]
Five Ways Your Donations Will Help Breakthrough Empower Adolescent Girls
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By Yogita Verma // October 26, 2016
It’s that time of the year when we are all in the giving mode! Festive season becomes so much more meaningful when we contribute to causes that [...]
Why Do We Need To Focus On Adolescent Empowerment?
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By Rajshri Sen // October 25, 2016
As I reflect on my life, as a woman and a mother, I feel fortunate— fortunate to have had a supportive environment while growing up, the freedom to [...]
Enabling Meena To Live Her Dreams
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By Richa Singh // October 24, 2016
Do you know of Meena’s story? She is a young girl, growing up in one of the towns in Uttar Pradesh. She turned thirteen last year. She is an [...]
Adolescence: A Flashback
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By Shreya Iyengar // October 20, 2016
Most people cringe when they think of their teenage years. It is a particularly harrowing phase for many, in one way or the other. There are so many [...]
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