Tag: COVID-19

Moving When the World is Still: The Seasonal Migration of Van...

Lockdowns and COVID-19 policies within the Protected Areas that Van Gujjars inhabit during the summer have diminished their autonomy over their livelihood.

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.

In the Eye of the Storm: An ASHA Worker’s Pandemic Story

As the pandemic rages across the country, ASHA workers have been at the forefront, encouraging communities to get vaccinated, informing citizens on how to...

The Story of CoWIN: How A Vaccination Strategy for Digital India...

Why was a wholly digital platform like CoWIN—one that is largely accessible to the technology-owning elite—used for mass vaccine registration?

For Digital Governance Solutions to Reach the Marginalised, Working With Offline...

It is vital to examine the design and deployment of digital governance mechanisms in India through the lens of inclusion.

The Classroom ‘Monitor’: How Digital Learning Both Frees and Alienates Students

While online learning has its own exclusionary faults, it also reclaims students' rights to movement and action, taken from them by physical classrooms.

Whose Olympics is it Anyway? The Edokko Dilemma

What elements have complicated Tokyo’s ability to assure the world that the Olympics will be held amidst a pandemic?

Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy Amongst Women in the Informal Economy

The cost of vaccination seems to be too high for many; convincing these women can have multiplying effects on India’s drive to universally immunize.

Unravelling Pune’s COVID-19 Migrant Crisis: History Speaks

As Pune’s boundaries become more fluid, ‘Puneris’—a historically nuanced descriptor that includes migrant groups—are diversifying too.

With Schools Closed Across Maharashtra, How Well Did Students Learn Over...

Students across Maharashtra are suffering from acute learning losses, policy reforms addressing the worries of their parents and teachers are needed.