Abha Lal

Abha Lal is a PhD student in Cultural Anthropology at Rice University, Texas.

Nepal’s biometric future

The country's new biometric identification system threatens to deepen exclusion.

Aug 12, 2022

Nepal’s citizenship battles

On the systemic discrimination against women in Nepal’s citizenship laws.

Nov 17, 2020

Latest Articles

Politics and the Hindi press

The rise of Hindi print in India since the early 1970s.

Glacial pace

Inside the repatriation process for trafficking survivors between India and Bangladesh.

Queer notes on Begum Akhtar

Caste, sexuality and tawaif subcultures in postcolonial India.