ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Why It Is Important to Retain an Independent Mahila Samakhya Programme

The Mahila Samakhya Programme that began in 1989 has made significant contributions to women's empowerment in a little over 25 years. Yet, the government seems unsure about Mahila Samakhya. This article evaluates the programme's successes and argues against scrapping it summarily or merging it with other programmes.

Violence against Women via Cyberspace

A report on a consultation on women and the use of information technologies that addressed how policy choices need to avoid narratives of fear around new technologies, narratives that can effectively constrain women's freedom to use digital spaces.

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