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Photo essay: The life and times of India’s tribal women leaders
From empowering women and ensuring education for young girls, to fighting for the rights of their people, here’s a look at the lives of women leaders from four different tribal communities in India.
by Shreya Adhikari | 4 min read


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MGNREGA: All you need to know
Does MGNREGA still have an impact? Learn about the scheme's funding, state-wise performance, role during the pandemic, and benefits to women and migrant workers.
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Pastoralism can prevent a biodiversity crisis
The world is losing its biodiversity. Here’s why it’s time to include pastoralists as partners in biodiversity conservation.
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Platform co-ops: Democratising the digital economy
The dominance of a few aggregator platforms offering food delivery and transport services harms workers and consumers alike. How can platform cooperatives help?
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Why is the quality of India’s free legal aid so poor?
India spends only INR 0.78 per capita on legal aid, which is one of the lowest in the world. Here's how it impacts lawyers providing free legal services.
ASHAs in Chennai - ASHA workers

ASHAs: Informal workers in the formal sector
ASHA workers are a crucial part of the public health system. Despite this, they experience precarious working conditions in the form of long hours, low wages, and a lack of social security.

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