activism

Displaying defiance

Photo Kathmandu 2018 provided a much-needed snapshot of the history of feminist movement in Nepal.

| Dec 21, 2018

Shahidul Alam: Lessons in unlearning

The eye that challenged the status quo.

| Oct 12, 2018

A conversation with Asma Jahangir

From our archives, when the human-rights activist spoke to author Ritu Menon.

| Feb 11, 2018

Bhopal: Three decades of struggle

Survivor-activists of the 1984 Union Carbide industrial disaster continue their fight for justice.

| Dec 02, 2014

Where are the women in the Sri Lankan peace?

If and when peace comes to Sri Lanka, the new structures of political relations must be designed to preserve and advance the gains made by women in the last two decades.

| Oct 23, 2009

A general critique of the Indian NGO

The activist streak is missing in today's non-governmental organisations, and so they 'serve a function' rather than challenge the system.

| Jul 12, 2005

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