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Ranjana Das

Ranjana Das

Ranjana is Programme Coordinator Odisha at Oxfam India. Ranjana Das has been working with Oxfam India for the last four and half years and looks after the gender justice programme of Odisha and South India.

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Tale of Buguru Chitamma: How a cooperative transformed fisher women into leaders

Gender, Her Series, Women's Economic Empowerment 0 Comments

How can cooperatives help women to lead and take control of their livelihoods? In the first of our new ‘Her Series’ pieces, Savvy Soumya & Ranjana Das from Oxfam India takes us through an initiative in Odisha where women are working together in fishing communities.  With a striking red bindi, about the size of a coin, and a radiant smile …