Halima Ansari

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Halima Ansari is an editorial analyst at IDR where she’s responsible for writing, editing, and publishing content. She is interested in gender and ethics in technology and has written on the same for Feminism in India and MP-IDSA. Halima holds an MA in Politics and Area Studies from Jamia Millia Islamia and a BA in History from Lady Shri Ram College for Women.


Articles by Halima Ansari


People climbing down a flight of stairs of a building with a mural of Babasaheb Ambedkar--constitutional values

January 30, 2024
How to build constitutional values at the grassroots
Here's how civil society and the government can ensure that constitutional values get translated into their work with communities on ground.
kittens with different fur colours--nonprofit humour

October 23, 2023
Gen-Z slang explained, social sector style
You no longer have to worry about keeping up with your younger colleagues.
four dogs sitting together--nonprofit humour

September 11, 2023
Joining the social sector: Boomer vs Gen-Z
Whether it’s a career-switch or your first job, the world of nonprofits may seem poles apart to a 40-year-old and a 20-something.
maya sharma illustration--feminist activism

July 11, 2023
IDR Interviews | Maya Sharma
A pioneer of queer and feminist movements in India, Maya Sharma sheds light on the intersectionality of gender, geography, class, and sexuality.
a woman walking along a paddy field--women's land rights

June 28, 2023
Involving men in women’s land rights
For nonprofits to address the patriarchal systems that restrict women's land rights, they must engage male stakeholders in meaningful dialogue.
four women standing with solar panels in their hand_women and climate change

May 16, 2023
Women can accelerate climate action
While women are already playing a crucial role in adapting to the devastating effects of climate change, they also have the potential to drive mitigation efforts.
Women in a group_employment of burn survivors

April 27, 2023
How to ensure inclusive employment for burn survivors
Survivors of acid attack and self-inflicted burns require rehabilitation programmes that focus on social reintegration and support as they navigate the world of jobs.
Four puppies trying to climb_nonprofit humour

March 6, 2023
What we learnt in our first six months at a social sector job
Six months? Really? It definitely feels longer.
steps in front of the supreme court--maja daruwala

February 15, 2023
Data and democracy
In this interview, Maja Daruwala talks about the role of the India Justice Report in reforming justice delivery at a state level.
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