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Remaking the Indian Military for Women

The judgment in the Babita Puniya case illustrates the gender stereotypes, inequality and discrimination deeply embedded in the Indian military. Even when the “women’s question” has been raised with respect to the army, it has been from the typical “male” standpoint.

Citizenship (Amendment) Act: Enforcement Is Fraught with Legal Hurdles

The union government expended considerable political capital to enact the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. But, the implementation process is likely to lay bare the inherent contradictions of the Act, and could throw up unforeseen challenges for the government.

No Room For Breastfeeding Mothers in India

How do we as a society view the act of breastfeeding? It is essential to provide necessary infrastructure which are private, safe and clean, for mothers to breastfeed their infants in public buildings.

Of Ageing and Dignity

There is a need to examine society’s attitude towards older people who are marginalised and invisibilised, and whose concerns are deemed unimportant.

A Bus Ride in Kolkata

This illustrative bus journey shows the many ways in which public transport in Kolkata is exclusionary.

A Norwegian Sojourn

A trip to Norway sparks questions on equality and inclusiveness.
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