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MAM at the Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting

The M.A.M has again been instrumental in drawing the attention of government representatives and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to the issue of the escalating rate of suicide among farmers. This took place at the Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting (IPM) for the seventeenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-17) held at United Nations headquarters in New […]

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MAM at the UN conference about Human Rights

From September 3rd to 5th a conference was held at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights organized by the Department of Public Information (DPI) in co-operation with the Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) community. Over 1,100 representatives from 65 countries attended this year’s Conference . A […]

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Hope for the Drowning

India’s Farmer Suicide Problem and Amma’s Solutions 25 February, Bharata Yatra 2008 — Ahamed Nagar, Maharashtra, a roadside stop between Pune and Mumbai It was only after Amma’s program in Vidarbha that some of the Western devotees travelling with Amma learned the full extent of the region’s suicide epidemic. Figures that baffle the mind: farmers […]

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Vow Not to Commit Suicide

24 February, Bharata Yatra 2008 Washim, Vidarbha Region, Maharashtra Amma’s first visit to Washim, an agricultural town in Maharashtra’s Vidarbha Region, was truly something to see. The people had never met Amma before, but they welcomed her with all the hearts and souls—filling the streets and offering her their pranams as she drove past and […]

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Come to Amma, go back with self-confidence

15 March — Shivaji Park, Mumbai, Maharashtra – Bharata Yatra 2007 Amma’s programs in Shivaji Park came right after the Ashram’s announcement of Amma’s spontaneous pledge of Rs. 200 crores [$45.4 million U.S] to curb suicide among farmers in Maharashtra, Kerala and other parts of India {news}. During the formal part of the program, one […]