The writer is professor of development economics and environment,University of Manchester,and author of A Field of Ones Own: Gender and Land Rights in South Asia.
After the floods, women’s group farms hold the key to reviving rural livelihoods.
A trade-off is not inevitable. We need joint social responsibility, more gender-balanced measures
India faces not just a farmers’ crisis, but a serious meltdown of farming families
Why does our middle class desecrate public spaces in India? How can we put a stop to this?
Now that Bihar’s women have voted, what about their economic rights?
It has left out key concerns of agriculture, environment and women.
Many in India still fail to achieve the unimaginable due to physical, social disabilities.
Those making a cultural case for Section 377 need lessons in South Asian history.
On compensation,the new Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill must be fine tuned
What India can learn from a grassroots land reform movement in Brazil