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Category : Inequality

  • Asia Dialogue - Revision needed of stereotypes about women and climate change

    Revision needed of stereotypes about women and climate change

    Rowan Fraser

    ‘The problem with stereotypes,’ said novelist Chimamanda Adichie in a powerful TED talk, ‘is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete.’  This incompleteness is dangerous, according to Adichie, because it leads to one-sided views which deny complex realities.

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  • Asia Dialogue - Negotiating rights in the Indian city: Voices from women across the class barrier

    Negotiating rights in the Indian city: Voices from women across the class barrier

    Mukta Naik

    Urban women in India, regardless of class, face considerable danger and discrimination. Two urban women—Shruti, who is privileged, educated and well-employed and Sarita who is far less educated, informally employed, and struggling to live decently—share with Mukta Naik their awareness about rights and their candid experiences of negotiating with the government to access these. READ MORE