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India’s Growing Affluence Does Not Promise Its Women More Rights, Safety

  A nation’s economic well-being does not necessarily ensure gender parity or safety for women,…

While Militancy Made Headlines, Drug Addiction Quietly Spiked In Kashmir

  Srinagar: Drug addiction is a bigger challenge than militancy in Jammu & Kashmir today,…

Women In India’s Small States Least Vulnerable: New Index

  Small states occupied six of the top 10 positions on a new gender vulnerability…

Bihar’s Poorest Women Are Changing Their Lives, With A Little Help

The illiterate widow of a rickshaw puller, musahar--traditional rat-catchers, considered low caste even among Dalits--Amola…

In The Kuwaiti Desert, Where Goats Are King And Many Indian Men Subjects

Mirajuddin Ansar from Uttar Pradesh, paid around Rs 80,000 for a domestic-worker visa to Kuwait…

$6.5bn Afforestation Fund Has Pitted Forest Depts Against Tribals, Again

Forest land fenced off for compensatory afforestation in Kandhamal district, Odisha. On pretext of afforestation,…

As State Bungles Loan Waiver, 4 Maharashtra Farmers Kill Themselves

Govind Kapse, 30, shows the soyabean stored on their farm in Pimpalgaon Dhage village, Nanded…