Sharanya Menon was previously an editorial analyst at IDR. In addition to writing, editing, and sourcing content, she also supports the team with website management. Prior to this, Sharanya interned at The Institute of Chinese Studies and The YP Foundation. She recently graduated with an integrated masters in development studies from IIT Madras.
Articles by Sharanya Menon
August 25, 2021
Advancing the rights of women manual scavengers
Women engaged in manual scavenging continue to face systemic discrimination and are denied access to alternative livelihoods. Concerted efforts must be taken to rehabilitate them.
August 10, 2021
When women are celebrated, things change
Chetna Gala Sinha of Mann Deshi talks about why we urgently need an ecosystem that provides access to capital, resources, and support for women micro-entrepreneurs.
November 18, 2020
Education in India needs an overhaul
The ASER 2020 report reveals that Indian schools saw high dropout rates and declining enrolment rates even before the COVID-19 pandemic.