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End Maternal Mortality Now Project featured in The Guardian

A profile on the impact of our EndMMNow project – “Meet the women fighting corruption and saving mothers‘ lives in India” was featured in The Guardian on 24 August 2015, with partners PAJHRA and the International…

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Indian families rest in the room reserved for women recovering from cesarian sections at the Tezpur Civil Hospital in Tezpur, Assam, India, April 2015.  The conditions in many of Assam's state-run medical facilities are often overcrowded and unhygenic, with an insufficient number of doctors, and patients sprawled out in the floors and hallways due to a limited number of beds.  Assam has the highest rate of women dying in chidbirth and from pregnancy-related causes in all of india, where roughly 50,000 women die annually in childbirth across the country.  Many families in Assam work on the tea plantations, where there is a high rate of pregnant and lactating women who are severely anemic due to poor diets and little to no prenatal care, leading to a high number of pregnancy complications.  (Credit: Lynsey Addario/ Getty Images reportage for Every Mother Counts)

TIME Magazine profiles Nazdeek’s maternal health work through lens of Lynsey Addario

PRESS RELEASE: TIME Magazine publishes photo story by Lynsey Addario documenting Nazdeek maternal health project in Assam New Delhi, India August 14, 2015 Nazdeek is proud to announce the publication of “Where…

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Ensuring a Participatory Process in Human Rights Documentation: Nazdeek leads the ESCR-Net August discussion

Nazdeek leads August ESCR-Net Discussion: Ensuring a Participatory Process to Human Rights Documentation

Re-published from ESCR-Net. Nazdeek is a capacity building organization that works with communities, activists and lawyers, to seek justice for ESCR violations in India. As a legal empowerment organization, Nazdeek…

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‎Assam‬ to double ‪‎tea‬ workers min wage to Rs177/day, but still not a ‪‎living wage‬, the fight continues!

HUGE NEWS FLASH: The Assam State government has issued a gazette notification to “propose Rs 177.19 as the minimum wages to each of the ordinary daily rated plantation workers engaged…

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