Sharjeel Imam, a vivid scholar from premier Jawaharlal Nehru University and an early activist and participant in the Shaheen Bagh protest has been in jail for more than 90 days now.
In the past 48 hours, screenshots of chats from an Instagram group called the ‘bois locker room' have flooded social media platforms and peppered Instagram stories.
The Aarogya Setu app which was initially touted as a voluntary measure has effectively been made mandatory for gig workers and government employees.
Following the COVID-19 lockdown, most paid care work services within the household has been suspended, shifting the burden of the household on the women and young girls.
Nilima Ghose, along with Mary D’Souza, were the first Indian women to qualify and compete as Olympic athletes. Since Ghose’s heat preceded D’Souza’s in the 100 m race, she is considered to be the first Indian female track athlete to compete at the Olympics.
ASHA workers are yet not provided with personal protective equipment or safety gears. The safety totally depends upon a bottle of sanitizer and 6 hours disposal mask.
As social distancing plays out, these women are finding the cost too high to bear. How does one conduct business which largely involves physical closeness and intimacy in the days of social distancing?
Even at the national level, biological determinism is politically used to reinforce power relationships and keep the marginalized excluded from resources.
Mica is used in eyeshades, lipsticks, mascara, nail polish, blush and many such cosmetic products. 60% of the high-quality mica that goes into the cosmetic industry is sourced from India and most of it comes from scrap mining.
Earth Day came to be celebrated on April 22nd every year following a massive oil spill off the coast of California in 1969 that pushed many environmentalists to fight against environmental degradation.