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November 4, 2020
woman carrying bundle of sticks

Patriarchy, sustainability and shame

In the present rural development model, a gender lens is lacking in the development designs, leaving women continue their demarcated role, with no progress or empowerment in sight

March 2, 2020

पैसा एवं पुरूषत्व: ग्रामीण परिवारों में बदलती लैंगिक भूमिकाएं

एक ऐसे समय में जब कृषि से जुड़े जीवन में तनाव और आय की अनिश्चितता बढ़ रही हैं, परिवार के लिए साधन जुटाने में ग्रामीण महिलाएं भी पुरुषों के बराबर हो रही हैं, किन्तु पितृसत्ता की पकड़ ढीली होने का नाम नहीं ले रही|

February 21, 2020

Equality remains a distant dream for rural women

Rural women are so conditioned about gender roles and norms because of deep-rooted patriarchy that a nonconformist faces questions about her decisions

December 5, 2018
It is not unusual to find groups of unemployed men in villages across India (Photo by Michael Foley)

Money & manhood: changing gender roles in rural homes

In times of increasing agrarian stress and uncertain incomes, women in villages are becoming as much providers of families as men, but the vice grip of patriarchy refuses to slacken