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How Indian women smashed patriarchy in a backward region

Once very suppressed, women in a community in the impoverished Bundelkhand region of central India are now standing up for their rights and turning their lives around. India’s second largest state Madhya Pradesh is in the Bundelkhand region. In the state’s Tikamgarh district, women in communities which depend on freshwater fish farming for their livelihoods […]