Raipur students join the global movement for a world free from violence against women and girls

University students in Raipur today joined the global movement of ’16 days of activism’ to end violence against women and girls and took a pledge to create a society that values women and girls as much as it values men and boys.  ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’ is a...

Gender and Development in Chhattisgarh: Some Policy Prescriptions

Despite rapid economic growth, Chhattisgarh has seen a sluggish decline in poverty leading to pockets of extreme deprivation. A fallout of this development paradigm, which ignored the needs and aspirations of the marginalised communities, has been the rise in violence against women. There is urgent...