Zarif Hosain for Azad India Foundation

Azad India Foundation was started in 1998 in Kishanganj district of Bihar and was formally registered in 2001. It started its activities with a non-formal education and vocational training center for women. Over the years, AIF’s focus has been on the development of poor and marginalized women, adolescent girls and children.

  1. Parenting and Child Development
    The Gender Boundaries Imposed on Children in India

    Many children worldwide have grown up playing with Barbie dolls and Transformers. You can perhaps guess which children played with which toys. From the…

  2. Education
    Encouraging Girls to Take on the World through Education Centres in India

    Offering girls basic education is one sure way of giving them much greater power – of enabling them to make…