Cissy grew up seeing her elders fighting for the rights of Aboriginal people – and she is now one of many leading this fight.
Tag: land rights
I was recently on a trip with Barbara Stocking, the CEO of Oxfam Great Britain, who visited to see what was happening with Oxfam’s work in Cambodia. Travelling into the Northern provinces, we witnessed some highs and lows of development.
With four adult children to support and seasonal farm work their only source of income, Tanaabai and Tukaram were doing it tough, until they learned about the Forest Rights Act …
In part two of our story series from India, we meet Balram and Seeta, whose lives have got a whole lot better since making a land claim and starting to work for themselves.
From exploited agricultural labourers on someone else’s land, to land-owners with a thriving vegetable crop, Indian couple Yashwant and Hira can now look forward to a brighter, more secure future.