Bina Agarwal

The writer is professor of development economics and environment,University of Manchester,and author of ‘A Field of One’s Own: Gender and Land Rights in South Asia’.

To put Kerala back on its feet
Tue, Sep 11, 2018

After the floods, women’s group farms hold the key to reviving rural livelihoods.

Maternity benefits or jobs
Thu, Jul 12, 2018

A trade-off is not inevitable. We need joint social responsibility, more gender-balanced measures

The seeds of discontent
Thu, Jun 15, 2017

India faces not just a farmers’ crisis, but a serious meltdown of farming families

Where have all the flowers gone?
Sun, Jan 03, 2016

Why does our middle class desecrate public spaces in India? How can we put a stop to this?

Caring by the hour
Thu, Nov 19, 2015

Now that Bihar’s women have voted, what about their economic rights?

Budget silences
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

It has left out key concerns of agriculture, environment and women.

Our Turings and Hawkings
Mon, Feb 02, 2015

Many in India still fail to achieve the unimaginable due to physical, social disabilities.

Whose law is it anyway
Thu, Jan 09, 2014

Those making a cultural case for Section 377 need lessons in South Asian history.

A house divided
Mon, Sep 02, 2013

On compensation,the new Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill must be fine tuned

Transforming quietly
Sat, Jul 14, 2012

What India can learn from a grassroots land reform movement in Brazil