Tag: Women

Achieving Sustainable Development by Accelerating Gender Equality

Gender Equality is the lever for achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

The Murky Waters of Kerala’s Knowledge Economy Mission

For employment platforms like the Kerala Knowledge Economy Mission to cater to Kerala’s unemployed, they require nuanced engagement at the design stage.

Mental Health in an Age of Productivity: The Collective Cost of...

When our worth is tied to how quickly we produce results, activism becomes dehumanizing—& has clear repercussions on the mental health of Indian activists.

Why Gujarat’s Women Are Yet to Accrue the Wealth of the...

The earnings from the land Dangi women own do not reach them: these benefits are monopolised by the men in their families.

How Displacement by Dams Changed the Lives of Gujarat’s Women

One factor binds all the families displaced by dam building in Gujarat: the women experienced the resettlement differently from men.

“We Have No Future Here” | A Young Afghan Woman’s Plea...

A cycle of imperialism and fundamentalism is repeating itself in Afghanistan, once again. The Indian government's response to the situation in Afghanistan will lay down markers for the type of developmental path we choose to tread.

Stories of Struggle and Development: Collective Entrepreneurship Can Do Wonders for...

Collective social enterprises give women the much-need space to innovate and experiment with their entrepreneurial inclinations, thereby allowing rural women to enter non-traditional spaces and livelihoods. This potential for self-growth is often under-estimated.

The Tired Mom Continuum: The Silent Fatigue of Motherhood

There was a time not too long ago when each night, only a few steps between their beds and the bathroom, our sons would...

ASHA Workers and the Burden of Unpaid Care Work

Health workers such as Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA), among others, have been part of the National Health Mission (NHM) since 2005. An ASHA...

Femtech Says It’s Empowering Women, but Is It Commodifying Them Too?

The concept of ‘Femtech’—or technology “which addresses women's biological needs”—is so interlinked with the women’s health apps, that the term itself is credited to...