Women’s Political Representation In Jharkhand Sees A Steady Rise Since The State’s Formation

Rights activist Munni Hansda contesting from Shikaripara constituency on her campaign trail during the Jharkhand 2019 elections. Image courtesy: Munni Hansda

Women’s Political Representation In Jharkhand Sees A Steady Rise Since The State’s Formation

Women’s political representation in Jharkhand has seen a constant upward surge since the state came into existence in 2000. The proportion...

With Just 7.8% Women Ministers Across States, Women Are Systemically Excluded From Power and Decision Making

Satyavathi Rathod (Right) and Sabitha Indra Reddy (Left), first women ministers in Telangana appointed recently. (Image courtesy: The Wire)

With Just 7.8% Women Ministers Across States, Women Are Systemically Excluded From Power and Decision Making

Telangana, the newest state in Southern India, finally has women ministers in the state’s council of ministers for the first time...