2016-17 - An Economy that Works for Women

Last year, as we started to implement our new strategy for 2016-20 “Demanding Rights and Creating Opportunities”, we decided to focus even more on tackling some of the tough issues of inequalities, especially in the area of gender justice.  Progress in this important goal has been very uneven...

Let’s Talk About Sex

“Agar biwi bolegi toh karwa loonga", (If my wife tells me I will get it done) says Dashrathi Mullick on a little prodding. Dashrathi is talking about vasectomy. He was taken aback when I asked him if he would undergo an operation instead of his wife having to go through one. He was hesitant, but he...