एक नर्स की भूमिका

एक नर्स की भूमिका

नर्सेज़ का वेतन अलग-अलग जगह पर अलग होता है। प्राइवेट हॉस्पिटल मे नर्सेज़ का वेतन...

Women Embracing Digital Technology: Challenges & Opportunities

Women Embracing Digital Technology: Challenges & Opportunities

I spent approximately six months in Maheshwar, living cashless and relying solely on digital payments. Whether it was my morning tea, evening grocery shopping, bus tickets, or fuel bills, I used UPI for all transactions. Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is an instant...

Facilitation In A Classroom: An Amalgamation Of Languages

Facilitation In A Classroom: An Amalgamation Of Languages

Your first language is Malayalam and you have a moderate ability to communicate in Hindi. You are assigned a class of 11 students whose mother tongue is Odia, with a basic understanding of Hindi. The subject to be taught - Introductory Sociology and Anthropology....

Families Migrating From Kushalgarh In Distress

Families Migrating From Kushalgarh In Distress

The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying, the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving - Arundhati Roy Kushalgarh is a small town in the district of Banswara, Rajasthan. Until the year 1949, it was an Indian princely state under the...

How Climate Change Affects Migrant Workers

How Climate Change Affects Migrant Workers

While traveling in and out of towns or cities, I have often observed a specific group of people living on the outskirts. You might have seen them too. Have you ever wondered why they live in such miserable conditions? Is it solely for the purpose of earning money, or...

Intersectionality: Understanding Layers of Oppression

Intersectionality: Understanding Layers of Oppression

Intersectionality serves as a framework to understand social relations. By recognizing and examining multiple forms of oppression and discrimination experienced at the same time. This concept acknowledges overlapping layers of disadvantaging factors, including class,...

Machiavellian Leaders In Modern Times

Machiavellian Leaders In Modern Times

Scholars and practitioners have widely explored and utilized the leadership concepts originating from Niccolò Machiavelli's sixteenth-century political theory, applying them to the context of contemporary leadership. While his primary focus was on political...

Allegory Of The Cave: In Social Work

Allegory Of The Cave: In Social Work

Plato's (an ancient Greek philosopher) Allegory of the cave is a philosophical dialogue. He presents it in his work 'The Republic' where he describes a group of people who live in a cave since childhood. They have chains around their bodies that keep them in one place...

Dying Children And Dead Living Rooms

Dying Children And Dead Living Rooms

Until a few months back, when I saw parents coming in with really sick children but not looking concerned enough, it was unbelievable. Basic Healthcare Services, where I work as a fellow, runs Amrit Clinics located in remote tribal villages of southern Rajasthan. We...

Ethical Conflicts Of A Non-Profit Working On Financial Inclusion

Ethical Conflicts Of A Non-Profit Working On Financial Inclusion

Imagine, you are standing next to train tracks and you see a train coming. There are five people tied up on the tracks, they will die if the train keeps going. But there is a lever next to you that you could pull to switch the train onto a different track. However,...

Whom Does The Forest Belong To?

Whom Does The Forest Belong To?

All about the game of resources and identities, understanding intersectionality with respect to the reserves of Uttarakhand and the politics around it “Hey, hello, you, who are you? What are you doing here?” A forest guard asked me when I was going around for some...

Learning From Cognitive Biases And Using Them To My Advantage

Learning From Cognitive Biases And Using Them To My Advantage

As someone who has been fascinated by the mysteries of the human mind, the concept of cognition and how it influences our decision-making has always piqued my interest. During my mid-point training as an India Fellow, I was introduced to the concept of cognitive...

A Closer Look At The National Education Policy (NEP), 2020

A Closer Look At The National Education Policy (NEP), 2020

National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 is the first policy that I have ever read in my adult life. There are several strands in the NEP from Foundational Numeracy and Literacy to what a B.Ed program will/should look like in the coming years. The government is also...

Beyond Identity: The Power of Genuine Connection

Beyond Identity: The Power of Genuine Connection

Lately, I've been thinking about my true identity and how I introduce myself when asked who I am. It's intriguing how different people perceive my identity, which also varies depending on the location and context of our meeting. For example, during my India Fellow...

Addressing Mental Health Challenges for Women in India

Addressing Mental Health Challenges for Women in India

Introduction Mental health is as vital as physical health and should be approached with the same openness and comfort. It plays a crucial role in our overall well-being, influencing our thoughts, emotions, choices, and actions. Unfortunately, in India, discussions...