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    What about other vaccines?
    Every year, tuberculosis kills as many people as COVID-19. It’s time we found a better vaccine.
    Gender

    A revolution in local politics
    The changing landscape of women’s political representation, and its intersections with caste, property rights, and patriarchy.
    Agriculture

    Why we must listen to farmers
    Agriculture value-chains can only be strengthened by listening to multiple actors; most importantly, farmers.

    Health

    What about other vaccines?
    Every year, tuberculosis kills as many people as COVID-19. It’s time we found a better vaccine.
    Gender

    A revolution in local politics
    The changing landscape of women’s political representation, and its intersections with caste, property rights, and patriarchy.
    Education

    Learning outside the classroom
    Ensuring learning for children on the wrong side of the digital divide.

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    Ensuring learning for children on the wrong side of the digital divide.
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