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Who Will Protect the Mental Justice of Deprived Communities?

Growing up, I would never have a fitting response for my school friends when they laughed at me for spending hours in line to...

Focusing on the Humans of Fieldwork Can Produce Better Quality Data

This is the first of a two-part series that explores solutions to two broad challenges facing the development sector: the lack of reliable data,...

Atwood’s Gilead: Is the 2019 Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill’s Blanket Ban on Commercial Surrogacy Justified?

Baby Manji’s birth in July, 2008, was the result of a contract between a Japanese couple and an Indian surrogate in Anand, Gujarat. The...

Shifting Sands: The Story of Adapting to Rising Sea levels in Odisha

I. Rising Sea Levels Escalate Adaptation Concerns for the East Coast of India Coastal areas are among the ecosystems most critically affected by climate change....

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...

How Coastal Regulation Zones Can Help India’s Fishers Reclaim Coastal Commons

India’s vast coastline is home to diverse coastal landscapes and ecosystems. These ecosystems also form the backbone of the fisheries sector, which not only...

Learning Under Lockdown: Voices From Kashmir

Having lived in Kashmir as an educator, but not as a learner, Mubeen Masudi brings to the table a unique perspective on education. Although...

Lessons from Another Disaster: Revisiting Kachchh Amidst COVID-19

As humanity struggles to stay standing after the knock-out punch delivered by COVID-19, it may be useful to look at how we survived previous...

Of Race, Religion and a Pandemic: Understanding Islamophobia in Assam

The detection of the COVID-19 hotspot at Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin Markaz in New Delhi led to a surge of Islamophobic expressions in Assam....

The 21st Century Needs A New Story

The history of civilisation is the history of great stories. Great stories have been told to humans for hundreds of years. For example, the...