Reportage

Chipko to climate change

In Uttarakhand, environmentalists call for disaster governance that supports local communities.

A new border in the old republic

The class and caste-based contradictions within India’s farmers’ protest.

| Apr 28, 2021

Reclaiming space through art

How a group from Colombo resists gentrification through art, archiving and activism.

| Mar 16, 2021

Revisiting the past, reimagining a future 

How an art magazine found a place in India’s nation-building narratives.

| Feb 16, 2021

The season of discontent

How has COVID-19 impacted civic mobilisation and organising in Southasia?

| Dec 23, 2020

In sickness and in health

How border regions can be central to building a post-pandemic Southasia.

| Dec 21, 2020

Love in the time of lockdown

How Pakistani women continue to challenge patriarchal norms.

| Dec 18, 2020

On the periphery

India’s sex workers were vulnerable even before the pandemic.

| Dec 09, 2020

Nepal’s citizenship battles

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

| Nov 17, 2020

Becoming Kamala Devi Harris

When Brahmin and Black identities converge.

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