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How Inclusive Are Private Schools?

Amir Ullah Khan and Nahia Hussain  |  27-07-2020

Private school education has undergone a paradigm shift in terms of its structure, demographics, economics as well as learning mechanisms. Private unaided schools have become affordable and accessible to a large proportion of the Indian...

A decade of protests gives hope to anti-CAA movement

Amir Ullah Khan and Netheena Mathews  |  22-07-2020

The questions remain unanswered. How did Muslim women launch such a loud protest against the Narendra Modi-led government during the anti-CAA protests? Who provided the leadership? Where did the funding come from? Why did this protest s...

Step up efforts to control COVID cases but don’t lose sight of other deadly diseases

Amir Ullah Khan and Netheena Mathews  |  17-07-2020

The headlines in 2020 were all focused on the pandemic, day after day. A war with China, reports of territory surrendered to the intruders, a gang lord encountered, some of our greatest artists died…but all our attention remained...

The media during COVID times – A new set of threats

Amir Ullah Khan and Nahia Hussain  |  08-07-2020

The role of the media in present times has been under serious criticism. Indian media, particularly the electronic media, has been very rabid and pro-establishment, with very few exceptions. The print media also has been under threat. I...

Indian Prisons may turn into COVID19 hotspots

Nahia Hussain  |  07-06-2020

While governments around the world enact and implement laws that give them sweeping powers to fasten their grip over citizens in the light of the coronavirus outbreak, reports of human rights abuses continue to rise. Marginalised and vu...

Access to Justice During a Pandemic

Nahia Hussain  |  28-05-2020

With the world still reeling under the impact of a pandemic and a subsequent lockdown to control its outbreak, there has been a surge in the reports of human rights violations, abuse and denial of civil liberties. Victims have limited a...

Need for a gendered approach to Pandemics

Nahia Hussain  |  01-05-2020

A crisis is relentless in being catastrophic, especially for the vulnerable. Comprising nearly 50% of theworld population, women are again the worst sufferers of the fatal novel coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. Evidence from past publi...

Impact of Pluralism on Shared Economies

Nahia Hussain  |  16-04-2020

India boasts of a young and vibrant population with about 35% of them in the age group of 15-24. Around 50% of the population between age groups of 16-64 is actively employed.Census of India 2011 states that about 139 million individual...

Governance and Coronavirus

Nahia Hussain  |  07-04-2020

The magnitude and intensity of the COVID-19 pandemic has invoked a large-scale response by governments of different countries. Whether democratic or autocratic, nations have chosen their respective strategies in dealing with the outbrea...

Environmental Impact of a Lockdown

Nahia Hussain  |  07-04-2020

With around 20% of the global population under lockdown, the novel coronavirus pandemic has brought life to a standstill across many nations. With people forced to stay home to maintain social distancing,transport, industries, hospitali...