If it didn’t become the communities’ own initiative using their own agency the work regarding their issues, it would never be sustainable.
In Kantain, women have been relegated to private spaces while men have been allotted public spaces. The segregation of physical spaces combined with gender roles leads to gender norms.
Women in development discourses are neglected as the usual development narrative casts its gaze evenly across a range of women, homogenises experiences and contexts, refuses to delve deeper into women’s life experiences, and is content to have counted women as participants, beneficiaries, victims, and case studies.
The article talks about the Gulabi Gang, a vigilante feminist group based in Uttar Pradesh. It chronicles their history and activism.
There is a lot we can learn as financial service providers and development practitioners from these informal mechanisms that rural women from migrant communities employ to meet their financial needs.
The way local women channel anger at menstrual taboos into their work — making sanitary pads to improve female hygiene and earn a living — is the focus of the film 'Period. End Of Sentence.'
Rural women are fighting for alcohol prohibition as it is them who bear the brunt of alcohol addiction and daily violence from the drunkard husbands, partners, and sons.
Indian rural women have for long participated in and even spearheaded such activism in fighting their own invisibility.
Our nation's flawed understanding of 'migration' and favouritism towards Hindu migrants only causes further discrimination to the Namasudra Bengali community, or to the Muslims of Bengali origin.
Where is the safe space for the rural women of Rajasthan them to express their disappointment and who could they blame for the everyday violence that they face?