PBS NewsHour recently aired a special segment on child labor in India and GoodWeave. The piece, Organization Fights to Unravel India's Widespread Child Labor Abuses, brought our issue and our organization to the forefront, and for that, I am deeply proud. But most importantly, it brought the millions of invisible children who toil on looms out of the shadows and into the headlines.
I encourage all of you in the Ford community to watch it: www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/world/july-dec13/india_07-31.html
To get the story, special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro travelled to villages i...
Anjali Nauriyal, senior reporter covers about Jayprakash Panwar's new book "Gairsain"
Just had a forum on the Implementation of the Constitution in Rapogi in Migori County. 75 leaders across Uriri constituency/district were in attendance. Glaringly, out of the 5 wards in Uriri constituency, no woman is forth coming to seek for elective post in March 2013, and this is the fear across all the 7 constituencies in Migori County. The 2/3 threshold on the gender parity may not be met and Kenya is soon facing the rude shock of unconstitutional representation.
James Kityo has been recognised among the Inspirations for 2012 by the International Hrant Dink Foundation as an Inspiration for an Innovative Health and Shelter project for the peopel of Uganda. The letter of recognition reads: We would like to express our gratitude to you for your ambition and persistence in proving to us the very fact that sometimes small steps taken for a more free and just world can be very precious. We are very happy to have you among our inspirations for 2012: See list of Awards and about other inspirations at this link:
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