Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Violence against women and mental health

Violence against women is common, invisible and ubiquitous, and strongly associated with short- and long-term mental illness. The relationship between violence and mental illness...

In the name of Beedi Workers: Welfare Schemes for whose Welfare?

Nafisa (name changed) is 53 years old and lives in Charbag of Jabalpur district. She has been rolling beedis since she was a child....

CSR – Beyond Philanthropy

The country has been going through many tumultuous social upheavals starting from the natural cataclysms like earthquakes, floods etc. to the growing intolerance of...

The F-Word

“Don’t even mention losing to me. I can’t stand to think of it” - Bobby Fisher. Bobby Fisher is certainly not alone in this...

Rules of Engagement: Best Practices for NGO-Government partnerships

It’s already been 3 years since the global community adopted the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and we need to move a lot faster...

Assam Tea Plantation Workers Demand Rs. 350 Daily Wage

https://youtu.be/l7xriZK9SU4 India runs on tea, and yet Assam's tea plantation labourers are one of the most exploited groups. Most of us love to start our...

Prioritizing Reproductive Rights: The Continuing Struggle for Quality of Care...

Control over one’s fertility is an important marker of women’s empowerment and a long standing demand of the feminist movement. Feminists have viewed the...

Cyber Security as a crucial element in School curriculum

The Indian Education system in 2017 has progressed to a standard, where a significant chunk of the Primary and Secondary Schools have “Computers” or...

ICT and the Rural Woman Entrepreneur

Introduction More than 90% of the India’s total workforce is dependent on the informal sectors, like agriculture, small, micro and household enterprises etc for their...

Blockchain to Solve Migrant workers issues in India

In the recent years the buzz around the blockchain technology has attracted the almost all stakeholders in policy cycle whether policy formulators, implementers. However...