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Against the Grain: How Students Are Supporting India’s Farmers (in Crisis)

Written by Evita Rodrigues  “Young people, I think, are more responsive to issues of justice. When something is unfair, the whole unfairness of the situation...

What the Humanities Can Teach Us During a Pandemic

Epidemics and pandemics are humanitarian crises and hence the subject of the Humanities, as much as they are the subjects of biomedical situations, biologists,...

No Work From Home

Modi’s Janata Curfew on this Sunday was welcomed with what can only be described as rabid energy; the fake news marshalls forwarded messages about...

What if We Could Pay Farmers to Grow and Protect Forests?

COVID-19 is a global tragedy. However, what is of greater concern is that the pandemic is merely a symptom of a much larger problem:...
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Can the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Pull Manual Scavengers out of the Gutters?

Co-authored by Simran Taneja and Avantika Bunga  Every year since 2014, during the weeks approaching October 2, in addition to the values, morals and politics...

African Swine Fever, COVID-19, & Floods: How NGOs & Volunteers Are Organising Relief During...

While the country tackles the pandemic, in Assam, COVID-19 is just one amongst three disasters the state has faced this year.  Early in February, Assam...
The Bastion

Of Stigma and Sterilization: The Layered Stigmatization of Women With Disabilities

Co-created by Avantika Bunga and Tia Matthew  Meera* is a young school-going girl, who uses a wheelchair. Her school van fetches and drops her home...

As We May Teach: Where Does All the Ed-Tech Data Go?

This article is the first instalment of Aparna Ramanujam's two-part series 'As We May Teach' which evaluates the privacy concerns and cognitive learning aspects of...

On The Road: Unravelling the Legacy of Migration from Fishing Villages Amidst COVID-19

When asking a non-migrant fisherman in Odisha’s Nua Golabandha about why so many fishers choose to migrate across the country, this is what he...
AAP Education Atishi

Students First: Using Education as an Electoral Platform

Written by Rizowana Hussaini  As the early morning buzz settles in on the narrow alleys of Sangam Vihar, Delhi, uniform-donned students rush inside the gates...