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eSS Sunday Edit: Sunrise Again for Indian Hockey?
India’s hockey performance, men’s and women’s, at Tokyo is remarkable in significant ways and may well be a portent of things to come. It's a fitting celebration of the life of Keshav Dutt, hockey vet...
by  | On 20 Sep 2021
Naomi Osaka Starts an Important Conversation
Only someone with the clout of a world champion, the purse of one of the top-paid athletes of the world, and the influence of a millennial social media celebrity can afford to take on the antiquated a...
by Vidya Subramanian | On 06 Jun 2021
Women challenging stereotypes in the Covid-world
Our industry has an overall 90:10 gender split in leadership positions. The ratio is improving in pre-media, publishing and media. Can we do more to address the gender imbalance in the industry? [Fir...
by  | On 08 Mar 2021
Indebtedness among the Rural Poor in Kerala
This study intends to understand the magnitude and nature of indebtedness among rural poor households in Kerala. The study d analyses the role played by various sources in meeting the credit requir...
by Aswathi Rebecca Asok | On 08 Mar 2021
Employment Generation in Difficult Times: Reflections on Kerala Budget
Despite high educational attaintments, educated unemployment is a worrying feature of Kerala. Some of the suggestions made by the Kerala Finance Minister are discussed below. The note suggests that tu...
by Rakkee Thimothy | On 02 Feb 2021
eSS Sunday Edit: Waiting for a Vaccine! Fault lines in Medical Science and Governance Exposed
People’s ability to respond to this crisis is coloured by class, caste, gender and religion and the government’s failure to respond adequately to the needs of its citizens, exposing the ugly underside...
by Ravi Duggal | On 26 Oct 2020
(In)Visibility, Care and Cultural Barriers: The Size and Shape of Women’s Work in India
Based on primary data from a large household survey in seven districts in West Bengal in India, this paper analyses the reasons underlying low labor force participation of women. In particular, we try...
by  | On 09 Jun 2020
Real is radical: Drop subsidies, offer basic minimum income to farmers
You could run a sensible subsidy and price support system at a fraction of today's cost, and still have enough money left over to offer a more generous income support to all farmers.
by T.N. Ninan | On 02 Jun 2020
Coronabrief: Who Cares? Feminist Responses to the Pandemic
The policy recommendations and demands about inclusion of women and marginalized groups in all aspects of life, including groups particularly vulnerable in many Asian countries such as women migrant a...
by  | On 02 Jun 2020
Tribute: Vidya Bal (January 12, 1937 to January 30, 2020)
Vidya Bal was a veteran feminist journalist, author and editor based in Pune. She was also a well-known social activist in the women’s liberation movement in India who dedicated her life to fighting f...
by Vibhuti Patel | On 24 Apr 2020
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