A trail of never-ending sexism in newsrooms

Discriminated for beat allocations, doubted for potential, judged on physical appearance, subject to sexist remarks, women journalists in Indian newsrooms have been suffering the brunt of patriarchal mindsets since ages, and it continues. Aditi (name changed), a newspaper reporter, went to cover Uttar Pradesh elections in Muzaffarnagar five years back. Since she was a fresher […]

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Infodemic accompanies the pandemic

Social stigma is arising out of misinformation and panic surrounding the pandemic. By Jagriti Parakh The coronavirus outbreak is causing fear and apprehension leading to discrimination against people and communities. It is also promoting social isolation and stigma. All this has climaxed into increased enmity and disorder within the society. Many people who are/were affected […]

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Oh! the lost wanderers

North Karnataka’s Sindagi Taluk of Bijapur district is swiftly losing its small local communities, as many over the period of time have shifted to neighbouring districts and states owing to the drought prone unfertilized lands. Kurian Joe Seasonal migration has become a trend among the socio-economic backward communities of Sindagi Taluk. With lack of remuneration […]

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