B.O.L.D. Policy Actions to Ensure Optimal Public Health and Nutrition in India
As the National Nutrition Month—or Rashtriya Poshan Maah— begins this September, renewed commitment, relentless advocacy, robust policy, and reassuring action on the ground is expected from the government at every level.
Meet the Sahiyas Empowering Women to Take Control of Their Health in Rural Jharkhand
A community-based approach called Participatory Learning and Action has allowed Sahiyas to streamline their efforts, engage with marginalised communities, and command the respect and recognition that they deserve.
Unravelling the ‘PPP’ Model Affecting Nomadic Pastoralists in Jammu & Kashmir
This article is the third instalment of our series on how the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns have impacted the livelihoods of three...
9 Trends on Learning During a Pandemic from 7 Reports in India
9 trends on the state of education in much of India can be discerned across 7 major reports一which may be of critical use to policymakers in the coming year.
Moving When the World is Still: The Seasonal Migration of Van Gujjars Amidst a...
Lockdowns and COVID-19 policies within the Protected Areas that Van Gujjars inhabit during the summer have diminished their autonomy over their livelihood.
A Roadmap to Safely Reopening Schools For Our Children
Instead of asking whether schools should reopen, examine the requirements to allow our children to be safely reintroduced to their classrooms and childhoods.
Mapping the Impact of COVID-19 on Himalayan Pastoralists: A Primer
State marginalisation of nomadic pastoralists is felt by two Himalayan communities—the Bakarwals of Jammu & Kashmir, & the Van Gujjars of Uttarakhand.
Welcome to Clubhouse, Where Everyone is Free: Is the App Really A Bastion of...
In India, is Clubhouse the Utopian melting pot of ideas and speech it seems to be in other parts of the world? We spoke to six young, urban, English-speaking Indian professionals to find out.
Addressing the Spectrum of Vaccine Hesitancy Amongst Pune’s Urban Poor and Rural Communities
Even after the havoc of the second wave, rural communities and small urban clusters still suffer from misinformation, myths, a glaring digital divide, and the basic lack of guidance in terms of getting vaccinated.
The Story of CoWIN: How A Vaccination Strategy for Digital India Failed to Bridge...
Why was a wholly digital platform like CoWIN—one that is largely accessible to the technology-owning elite—used for mass vaccine registration?