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CFAR SUPPORTS FAMILIES LIVING IN URBAN POVERTY DURING COVID-19

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in India disproportionately impacted families living in urban poverty, making it harder for them to access food, healthcare facilities, and the vaccine. As a result, many families were pushed further below the poverty line. To support marginalized communities, the Centre for Advocacy and Research (CFAR) is working with partners to

Australian Consul-General in Kolkata visits pioneering Water for Women WASH project

Akhila Sivadas, CFAR Executive Director, and Dr Madhumita Ray, CFAR Gender & Social Inclusion Lead, report on the visit of Ms. Rowan Ainsworth, Australian Consul-General in Kolkata, to Bhubaneswar where CFAR is leading an innovative Water for Women WASH project. On 30 August, Water for Women partner the Centre for Advocacy and Research (CFAR) hosted

Transgender Day, April 15, 2021, Bhubaneswar

Some milestones achieved but far to go, say leaders on National Transgender Day Transgender persons came together to celebrate the National Transgender Day on April 15 and voiced their concerns.  April 15, 2021 marked the seventh anniversary of the historic judgment by the Supreme Court of India in which the transgender were recognized as the

World Health Day, April 7, 2021 Jaipur

# Building a fairer, healthier World # WHD-2021 World Health Day, April 7, 2021 Jaipur Collectively ensuring that everyone, everywhere, can realize the right to good health. World Health Day is celebrated annually on April 7 and each year draws attention to a specific health topic of concern to people all over the world. The

World Health Day, April 7, 2021

# Building a fairer, healthier World # WHD-2021 World Health Day, April 7, 2021        Bhubaneswar Collectively ensuring that everyone, everywhere, can realize the right to good health. World Health Day is celebrated annually on April 7 and each year draws attention to a specific health topic of concern to people all over the

Getting children back to school in pandemic times

Bengaluru: The Centre for Advocacy and Research (CFAR) has helped bring children from poor families back to school in Bengaluru. The initiative is part of CFAR’s work to alleviate the impact of COVID-19, particularly on the poor and the marginalized. CFAR is currently implementing a four-city social inclusion project for the urban poor in Bengaluru,