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How India Should Prepare for COP26’s Met and Unmet Climate Adaptation Finance Demands

With some climate finance demands at COP26 unmet, how should developing countries like India make use of international climate finance efficiently?
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Replacing Pity With Potential Can Transform Disabled Children’s Rights

Hosted by Chirag Chinnappa  Edited by Manasi Nene Earlier this month, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment announced its intent to sensitise and train 10,000...

How Standardizing Quality Control Can Improve Trust in eNAM

Farmers found their hands tied when supply chains froze during the COVID-19 pandemic. As restrictions on movement led to shortages of farm labour, input...

Education in Times of COVID-19: Strengthening Parental Engagement in Early Childhood Education

Akanksha Foundation's insights on the teachers in Maharashtra who received technological support—and those who didn't—may help reform ECE as schools reopen.

“Yearly Investment in Solar Energy Needs to Double this Decade”: ISA’s Jagjeet Sareen on...

"We need to mobilize solar investment at unprecedented rates to ensure that our installed capacities can balance an ever-increasing demand," added Sareen.

As India Announces Carbon Neutrality by 2070, Let’s Talk About the Elephant in the...

This article is produced under the aegis of Climate Tracker’s Online COP26 Climate Justice Journalism Fellowship, awarded to The Bastion's Environment Lead Vaishnavi Rathore....

Internet, Show Me No More Blues: Towards a Feminist Internet

What does a feminist Internet look like and what might it entail in the Indian context? Would the Indian woman be the primary beneficiary of a feminist Internet? If yes, which Indian women benefit from it?
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Why Inclusive Education Benefits Everyone, Not Just the Disabled: With Jo Chopra-McGowan, Executive Director,...

Almost 40% of children with disabilities in India have never attended a school of any sort—and even among those who have, 40% considered dropping...

Transitioning into the Development Sector? Here’s What You Should Keep in Mind

The post-COVID trend of professionals exploring a second innings in the social sector is a welcome development, but this transition can be daunting and unsatisfactory unless one is prepared for what’s in store. Hear what a few of those who have embarked on this journey have to say.
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How the RBI Ban on Recurring Payments Affects Businesses Across The Board

Hosted by Chirag Chinnappa  Edited by Manasi Nene  In September of this year, the RBI rolled out its mandate for customers to authenticate auto-debit recurring card-based...