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How their jewellery-making skill is empowering women of the forest
How their jewellery-making skill is empowering women of the forest

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Kushagra Dixit

Bandha Tola (Kanha Tiger Reserve), Dec 2 (IANS) Dependent on the forest for their day-to-day needs, women of Bandha Tola faced an uncertain future when their whole village, along with hundreds of other such Baiga tribal villages, was moved out of their traditional habitat in the jungles of this famous tiger reserve in central India's Madhya Pradesh state. But today they feel empowered and foresee a bright future for their forest-dependent tribe and cherish the fact that, despite being relocated, their culture and traditions are alive and flourishing.

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Update: 02-December-2018

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