Sunday, February 23, 2020
Red Tape Leaves Widows Without Welfare

Red Tape Leaves Widows Without Welfare In West Bengal

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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.
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.
State Repression Forces Adivasis Out of Their Land in Odisha | Feminism In India

State Repression Forces Adivasis Out of Their Land in Odisha

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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.
Rural Education: Ensuring Power Stays Within The Community

For Rural Education To Work, Local Communities Must Be Actively Involved

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It is time that we understood that rural education is about creating the right ecosystem for learning to happen, and that a village and its community are part of that process.

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.
Budget 2020: Why Are Feminists Worried About Agricultural Sectors?

Budget 2020: Why Are Feminists Worried About Agricultural Sectors?

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The Budget this time is no different. It has repainted the same old loopholes with newer statistics and numerical allocations with tad bit of surges here and there.
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.
The Roads More Travelled: Excerpts From Everyday Expeditions

The Roads More Travelled: Excerpts From Everyday Expeditions

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Mala travels for water, without knowing that her life is a one-dimensional fodder for people she doesn’t know, and probably never will.

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Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
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Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

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A man at a higher position, who has rejected the idea of marriage is looked at like a saint whereas an unmarried woman with the same status would always be the topic of gossip.