Minakshib

Joined Jul 2018
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Bio

About Me

I am Minakshi and I live and work in a small village of western India's Maharashtra state. My core work is to gather and share information about government schemes with local women. I especially work with self-help groups and a big part of my job includes conducting staff reviews, and monitoring and designing new training programs. In my community, there have been a high number of farmer suicides, leaving widows behind with no financial support or respect from the community. I want to connect these widows to bank accounts, government schemes and loans for them to build or develop small enterprises.

My Vision

A world where every woman has equal rights

Interests

Economic PowerGender-based ViolenceHuman Rights for WomenWomen in Leadership

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Iffat Gill commented on Grounbreaking legislation on Internet Freedom from Brazil May 24, 2014 Iffat Gill commented on Digital Literacy is top priority for International Girls In ICT Day 2014! May 24, 2014 Iffat Gill commented on Stories of Access and Digital literacy from Pakistan May 24, 2014 Iffat Gill commented on ChunriChoupaal-A meeting place for women to get access, Learn and Connect Apr 30, 2014 Iffat Gill commented on Dispatches from #NETmundial2014: A few random thoughts after the Internet World Cup Apr 27, 2014 Iffat Gill commented on Women in Rural Pakistan are being changed by Internet Mar 19, 2014 Iffat Gill commented on What next? Opportunities abound with World Pulse! May 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Women Empowerment: Education & Vocation both are needed Apr 25, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Let's Remove the Black Mark by Moving on and Fighting, Together! Apr 25, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Veero Kohli: From a Slave to a contestant in national elections,one woman’s journey Apr 25, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Poems and the issue of double entry Apr 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Love this journey.. Believe you can and you are half way there… Apr 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Life Redirected Apr 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on 2013 VOF WEEK TWO Apr 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on My story Apr 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on The struggle to find my identity as a women's rights advocate Apr 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Those Unexpected Things In the Right Moment... Apr 20, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on How could I know my listner? Apr 18, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on I am a laughing woman Apr 18, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on commenting on applicants' posts (ignore this where posted under "week 1") Apr 14, 2013
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