Gender and COVID-19

How The Government of India Used The Lockdown To Dilute The Forest Rights of Communities: Voices of the People Affected By Coal Mining Projects

Adivasi women in Chattisgarh demanding that District Mineral Fund be provided directly to the communities affected. Photo Credit: Savita Rath

How The Government of India Used The Lockdown To Dilute The Forest Rights of Communities: Voices of the People Affected By Coal Mining Projects

Policy decisions for forest diversion during the COVID19 lockdown  which potentially dilute the Forest Rights Act, 2006 (FRA) and undermine the...

Women Garment Workers in Srirangapatna Take on the Global Giant H&M against Illegal Layoffs during the Covid Pandemic

Women garment workers at Gokuldas factory, suppliers for global clothing giant H&M protesting against illegal layoffs during the pandemic. Photo credit: The Quint

Women Garment Workers in Srirangapatna Take on the Global Giant H&M against Illegal Layoffs during the Covid Pandemic

For over a month now, over 600 women garment workers have been sitting in protest against the illegal layoffs in the...

Adivasi and Forest Dwelling Women Across India Face The Brunt Of The Covid Pandemic: Voices From The Ground Part-2

Adivasi women collecting Siali leaves from the forest in Bamandagarh village, Jamankira block, Sambalpur District, Odisha. Photo courtesy: Ipsita Behera, Vasundhara

Adivasi and Forest Dwelling Women Across India Face The Brunt Of The Covid Pandemic: Voices From The Ground Part-2

Socio-cultural values and norms have traditionally excluded women from participation in community decision making fora and denied them equal inheritance and...

Adivasi and Forest Dwelling Women Across India Face The Brunt Of The Covid Pandemic: Voices From The Ground Part-1

Adivasi women protecting their forests from CAMPA plantation in Pidormaha village in Kandhamal district, Odisha. Photo courtesy: Archana Soreng

Adivasi and Forest Dwelling Women Across India Face The Brunt Of The Covid Pandemic: Voices From The Ground Part-1

Socio-cultural values and norms have traditionally excluded women from participation in community decision making fora and denied them equal inheritance and...

ASHAs Within the ‘Kerala Model’ Lead Covid-19 Response, Get Little in Return

Elizabeth Xavier (left) an ASHA worker of Kurichi gram panchayat in Kottayam district of Kerala. ASHA workers in Kerala play a central role in Covid-19 response in the state but are demanding the status of workers.

ASHAs Within the ‘Kerala Model’ Lead Covid-19 Response, Get Little in Return

Our 16-state survey found that in Kerala, ASHAs, women health workers at the frontlines of India’s resistance to Covid-19, feel empowered...

10 लाख स्वास्थ्य कर्मियों को 1000 रुपये की ‘कोविड सैलरी’: वादे ज्यादातर पूरे नहीं हुए

10 लाख स्वास्थ्य कर्मियों को 1000 रुपये की ‘कोविड सैलरी’: वादे ज्यादातर पूरे नहीं हुए

June 12, 2020

असम की रहने वालीं 33 साल की मीनारा बेगम चार बच्चों की मां हैं. उनका सबसे छोटा बेटा दो साल का...