India Key Initiatives

Partnering with Media to Enhance Women's Leadership


The Sarojini Naidu Prize for Best Reporting on Women and Panchayati Raj

The press plays a critical role in India. Throughout the twentieth century, India's media have participated in the Freedom Movement, generated response to famine and disaster, and strengthened Indian democracy.

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Strengthening Elected Women Leaders in India


Five-Year Cycle of Empowering Women's Leadership

Effective bottom-up strategies for ending hunger and poverty combine three factors: mobilizing people at the grassroots level to build self-reliance, empowering women as key change agents and forging effective partnerships with local government. In India, these come together in our Panchayati Raj Campaign.

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