How Do You Spend Rs. 200 In Your Day-To-Day Life?

How Do You Spend Rs. 200 In Your Day-To-Day Life?

What comes to your mind when you see a 200 rupee note? How do you spend it? Is it a big spend or it just goes away in everyday expense? Does it differ between men and women? I asked the same question to a set of people and here's what they had to say about it. As a...

“महिलाएं आत्म संदेह व विक्टिम ब्लेमिंग से ग्रसित हैं! आखिर क्यों?”

“महिलाएं आत्म संदेह व विक्टिम ब्लेमिंग से ग्रसित हैं! आखिर क्यों?”

इस सीरीज के पहले आर्टिकल में गहराई से समझने व लिखने के लिए हैरेसमेंट मुद्दे के व्यतिगत चुनाव पर बात हुई है व दूसरे आर्टिकल में कच्छ से कम्यूनिटी की बातें, स्थानीय व राष्ट्रीय स्तर पर डेटा क्या पिक्चर दिखाता है इस पर भी बात की गई है। हैरेसमेंट! न्याय प्रणाली?...

हैरसमेंट को आखिर गंभीरता से क्यों नहीं ले पाता है हमारा समाज?

हैरसमेंट को आखिर गंभीरता से क्यों नहीं ले पाता है हमारा समाज?

एडिटोरियल नोट: लेख में हमने इव टीज़िंग के स्थान पर हैरसमेंट का प्रयोग किया है। एक संस्था के तौर पर हम ऐसे किसी भी शब्दों का प्रयोग करने से बचते हैं, जो एक महिला को या किसी भी समुदाय को कमज़ोर बताए। इसलिए, जहां-जहां हैरसमेंट लिखा है, उसे इव टीज़िंग ही समझें।...

How did the people do their ‘business’ then? (Part 1 of 2)

How did the people do their ‘business’ then? (Part 1 of 2)

“What is the most satisfactory and peaceful time in a human’s life?” was the topic of discussion in the courts of King Krishnadevaraya. All of the ministers were giving instances of life and death, while Tenali Raman, a brilliant and witty minister in king’s court was...

Silicosis: The Occupational Hazard Of Doing God’s Work

Silicosis: The Occupational Hazard Of Doing God’s Work

The Pindwara district in the state of Rajasthan is known for its mining industry. Every year, almost thousands of men from this region, either migrate to cities or are posted at sites within Pindwara for stone grinding activities. The work usually involves building...

India’s Garment Industry Versus Social Enterprises

India’s Garment Industry Versus Social Enterprises

Have you heard of terminologies like fast fashion, labour exploitation, fare wages? When you’ve purchased apparel have you ever thought of the price which goes to the laborer/artist who stitched/put together that piece of apparel? Do you know the average wages a daily...

Is India Losing It’s Alternative Voice?

Is India Losing It’s Alternative Voice?

There are almost 30 lakh non-profit organizations registered in India, although only around 1.3 lakh of these non-profits organizations have registered under NGO Darpan, which is one NGO for every 4000 people.

What Bothers The Youth In Rural Bihar Everyday?

What Bothers The Youth In Rural Bihar Everyday?

As part of an initiative to understand mental health concerns affecting the youth in rural Samastipur, my colleague and I had a group discussion with a group of young (18-35 years) men and women. Initially, we did not mention our purpose or used any mental health...

National Rural Livelihood Mission And Enabling Livelihoods

National Rural Livelihood Mission And Enabling Livelihoods

Padotiya* is a village 25 km off the city of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, resided by a population of 1000 people in 196 families (as of census 2011). It falls in the Bandnagar tehsil of the Ujjain district. I work as an India Fellow in the region and over the last seven...

Understanding What Primary Health Care Means

Understanding What Primary Health Care Means

80% of the diseases can be prevented or cured at the primary level only. And that is why corporates cannot provide primary care as providing primary care would affect the profit that they can make through secondary or tertiary careA doctor in an intense discussion...

ई-श्रम क्या हैं?

ई-श्रम क्या हैं?

https://open.spotify.com/show/37Dw12K7Lx5aIZhVdiIqrf?si=gEGh75VpSSezRNFehWyjDw The e-Shram card was brought in by the central government in August 2021 posing as an answer to the enumeration of migrant workers and consolidated social security benefits for all...

Is It Possible To Eliminate Tuberculosis By 2025?

Is It Possible To Eliminate Tuberculosis By 2025?

दीदी, इस बिमारी से कोई बचता नहीं है। हमने तो बहुत करीब से देखा है। मुझे डर है की मैं ठीक नहीं होऊंगा। [Didi, nobody survives this disease. I have seen it up close. I'm afraid that I won't get well]. These were the words spoken by Rajan*, as he sat across from me in...

स्त्रियाँ बाहर जाने से कतराती हैं! कारण क्या है?

स्त्रियाँ बाहर जाने से कतराती हैं! कारण क्या है?

ट्रिंगर वॉर्निंग- आर्टिकल में सेक्शुअल वायलेंस का ज़िक्र है। आज मैं एक ऐसे मुद्दे की बात करने जा रही हूं, जो मुझे और मेरे आसपास की युवतियों, स्त्रियों और LGBTQIA समुदाय के ज़ुबान पर ना सही मगर दिल में एक कसक के तौर पर हमेशा से रहा है। बात है हैरसमेंट की:...