Monday, January 20, 2020
Why Just A Bank Account Cannot Be The Financial Solution For Women

Why Just A Bank Account Cannot Be The Financial Solution For Women

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We can extend the gains of more women having a bank account, to more women meaningfully using important financial services like insurance, credit, and the next frontier of cashless and mobile financial services.
How Is The Agrarian Distress In Maharashtra Affecting Women

How Is The Agrarian Distress In Maharashtra Affecting Women

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The plight of farm widows remains underreported due to lack of data, dearth of special focus on the gendered dimension of agrarian distress, policy paralysis and apathy of government.
The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

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55 percent of persons with disabilities in Bihar do not have disability certificates, and the reasons range from tedious processes to stigma and apathy.
We Talked To Rukmini Rao About The National Convention Of Women Farmers

We Talked To Rukmini Rao About The National Convention Of Women Farmers

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Women farmers are officially unrecognised even though they do 70% of the work on every acre of land.
‘Make Men Wear Veils and They will Understand our Difficulties’

‘Make Men Wear Veils And They Will Understand Our Difficulties’

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In rural Uttar Pradesh, one woman challenges men to cover their faces with veils and then successfully execute their work.

12% GST On Sanitary Napkins: Rural Women Speak Out

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

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

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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

When The Personal Is Political: Inequality Within Marriage

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In rural Uttar Pradesh, one young woman brings her camera and lots of courage to address inequality within marriage and dismantle patriarchy.
How These 5 Women Nurses From Rural Communities Are Challenging The Status Quo

How These 5 Women Nurses From Rural Communities Are Challenging The Status Quo

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The nurses are trying to address the issues we are facing because of the dearth of doctors and their unavailability in rural areas. They make primary healthcare services available as efficiently as doctors and are able to communicate more effectively in the local dialect as they belong to the same community.

Why Social Changes Occur Only When Communities Have More Agency

If it didn’t become the communities’ own initiative using their own agency the work regarding their issues, it would never be sustainable.

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"All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences": In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

“All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences”: In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

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We interviewed Jyotsna Siddharth, an actor and a writer, who is also the founder of Project-Anti-Caste, Love and Dalit Feminism Archive.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
It's High Time To Call Out Sadhguru And His "Rationalized" Misogyny

It’s High Time To Call Out Sadhguru And His “Rationalized” Misogyny

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Sadhguru uses all kinds of stereotypes to prove that the world requires a balance of roles and activities between men and women.