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Stepping Into a better life - Ashalata Pandey

Stepping Into a better life - Ashalata Pandey

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By the virtue of belonging to a higher caste (Patil), questions and allegations from all over the village, came Ashalata's way. “You are not sad about the fact that he left you”, “how can you simply move on from this incident” and many such statements were made. Succumbing to such pressures, she had to leave her work. Finally in 2009, overcoming her insecurities, she became an Asha worker and decided to work against all odds. What happened next? Read here

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