The PESA law in India makes it mandatory for village councils to be consulted before any land and resource acquisition by higher-level authorities, but it is being blatantly violated in this Adivasi-dominated district of Odisha.
At first glimpse into the marriage preparations of the Rabha tribe, one notices a high level of women’s participation where work/labour is concerned. However, there is a deep-rooted gendering of these roles that have been practised over time.
When do you realise that you’re a boy? When society tells you. Watch these boys in rural Madhya Pradesh talk about imbibing gender roles.
In rural Uttar Pradesh, one young woman brings her camera and lots of courage to address inequality within marriage and dismantle patriarchy.
In rural Uttar Pradesh children exaggerate ‘femininity’ and ‘masculinity’ when performing gendered actions. But are things as black and white as they seem?
Caught between the expense of sanitary napkins and the stigma of menstrual blood, rural women are left without viable, hygienic options and those suffering from reproductive tract infections are often led to believe that hysterectomy is their only option.
In rural Uttar Pradesh, one woman challenges men to cover their faces with veils and then successfully execute their work.
Pink versus blue, pretty versus brave: the childhood landscape is mined with pernicious gender roles and stereotypes that dictate how we behave as adults.
In a state infamous for crimes against women, Mukesh Devi, the only woman motorcycle mechanic, is running her repairing business with aplomb
Man attacked his wife with an axe, severing her larynx and leaving her voiceless, over dowry demands in a horrific case of domestic violence.