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28 FEBRUARY 2021
Women
WHO IS A FARMER?
Women in farming: Everywhere, but unseen

Despite their significant contribution to agriculture in India, women are not given their due recognition as farmers. There are some key steps that can be taken to correct this, writes Hema Swaminathan.

Agriculture Gender and Media Gender Law and Policy Women
GENDER PARITY
Shifting the norms

NFHS data on nutrition and gender parity show worsening trends in recent years, making it increasingly evident that unless the norms that underpin discrimination are addressed, the risk of regressing can never be overcome.

Child health Women's Health Gender Violence Women
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Domestic violence rising during pandemic

Victims of domestic violence find themselves trapped at home with their abusers, and the government is pre-occupied with its response to the pandemic. Social workers continue to assist victims, but their jobs are harder too in the present circumstances.

Gender Violence Women

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