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The spirit of satyagraha

The spirit of satyagraha

Biju Negi

Valliamma Munuswami Mudaliar, forgotten heroine of the satyagraha movement agai...

Empowering the poor the McKinsey way

Empowering the poor the McKinsey way

Rahul Goswami rips apart the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report on measuring and tackl...

Invisible, exploited: Home-workers of Agra’s footwear industry

Invisible, exploited: Home-workers of Agra’s footwear industry

By Aakash Mehrotra

Agra turns out 250,000 pairs of shoes every day. Most of them are mad...

Falling child sex ratio: Death before birth

Falling child sex ratio: Death before birth

As pressure under PCPNDT builds up on diagnostic clinics and doctors, is there a danger of...

The organic foods divide in India

The organic foods divide in India

By Rahul Goswami

The divide between farmers growing and selling organic produce in India...

Education

A school with a view

A school with a view

Sunandita Mehrotra

Swajan Siksha Samiti, an alternative education school perched on a hill in Ghati village in Uttarakhand, revives local culture and encourages creative learning. It has a zero dropout rate

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Women

Listening now

Listening now

By Anindita Sengupta

There is a severe paucity of counselling services for survivors of sexual violence in India. Organisations like CEHAT and RAHI are trying to plug a gigantic gap in the mental health system in India

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Water resources

Revising the Draft National Water Policy

Revising the Draft National Water Policy

By S Ramesh

The draft National Water Policy 2012 recommended that water other than that required for drinking and sanitation, be treated as an economic good. Subsequent revisions have ensured that the water requirements for food security and agriculture are also considered primary

 

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Human rights

Letter to death penalty lovers on Facebook

Letter to death penalty lovers on Facebook

The death penalty for some of those who raped and killed Jyoti Singh Pandey may bring a sense of satisfaction to some. But let’s not fool ourselves by calling it justice. It’s more like revenge, says Debolina Dutta

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Disabilities

Asexuality and hypersexuality

Asexuality and hypersexuality

By Richa Kaul Padte

The stigma of hypersexuality attached to mentally disabled women and the assumed asexuality of people with physical disabilities both serve to exclude disabled people from the realm of socially accepted sexual behaviours, practices, and rights

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