Rural Women Of Rajasthan And Their Everyday Violence: Is There No End?

Rural Women Of Rajasthan And Their Everyday Violence: Is There No End?

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?
Why Is Nobody Listening To The Widowed Farmers Of Maharashtra?

Why Is Nobody Listening To The Widowed Farmers Of Maharashtra?

According to the NCRB data, between 1995-2015 around 65,000 farmers have committed suicides, out of which 90% of the farmers are men, leaving a huge population of widow farmers behind.
Female ASHA Workers Rally Demanding Better Wages And Working Conditions

Female ASHA Workers Rally Demanding Better Wages And Working Conditions

The farmers’ rally in Delhi involved large numbers of female ASHA workers demanding fair compensation for being on their feet 24 hours a day.
These Four Grassroots Women Leaders Travelled Across the Country for Land Rights

These Four Grassroots Women Leaders Travelled Across the Country for Land Rights

Land rights give women the position which enables them to stand up against violence that occurs at home. This was the reason women’s leadership is so important in addressing these problems at the family level
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कुपोषण से बचाने वाली आंगनवाड़ी कार्यकर्ता की तनख्वाह कुपोषित क्यों है? 

बीते 5 सिंतबर के किसान-मजदूर संघर्ष रैली में बड़ी संख्या में आंगनबाड़ी और आशा कार्यकर्ताओं ने भी हिस्सा लिया था।
The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

55 percent of persons with disabilities in Bihar do not have disability certificates, and the reasons range from tedious processes to stigma and apathy.
Meet The Dowry-Free Baiga Adivasi Community In A Country Of Dowry Deaths

Meet The Dowry-Free Baiga Adivasi Community In A Country Of Dowry Deaths

The Baiga community, like many Adivasi communities, does not follow the patriarchal dowry system, setting an example in a country where women are killed for dowry every day.
Tea Gardens of North Bengal: A Hotbed of Human Trafficking

Tea Gardens of North Bengal: A Hotbed of Human Trafficking

Tea gardens in Bengal have now become a hotbed for human trafficking, owing to the undermining of labour rights and rising deprivation.
Women's Financial Autonomy Increases The Profitability Of Microfinance Institutions

Women’s Financial Autonomy Increases The Profitability Of Microfinance Institutions

The autonomy, or at least the opinion, of women in financial decisions affects the bottom line of microfinance institutions (MFIs).
Red Tape Leaves Widows Without Welfare

Red Tape Leaves Widows Without Welfare In West Bengal

Widows in a West Bengal village have been living in more difficult conditions than they should because they are not receiving the state’s welfare intended for them.

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Gather round, feminists! It's exhausting work raging against The Man, so how about you play these feminist songs for a musical pick-me-up?
Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

There are several competent queer writers and it’s only logical that The Hindu invite and give a platform to them, instead of letting more straight people teach me how to be queer.
How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

The content of the Gillette ad hit closer to home than I was comfortable with. My imagination drew parallels between the video and my own life, and I felt repressed old memories stirring in the darkness of my mind.