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Recent research suggests that both conscious and unconscious biases continue to hamper women’s contributions to their fields of study.
Racism as a social construct permeates everyday life in Assam but remains ignored by the media—even normalised by people at large.
The counter-narcotics efforts of the Philippines and Bangladesh can be successful only if a comprehensive and long-term approach is taken.
If India really wants to stop sex trafficking, legislators might consider asking sex workers in Kolkata how they keep the Sonagachi red light district safe and exploitation-free.

Paris/Maidan

Two Letters on the Uprising in France.
Imagine a democratic protest where a million Indian farmers, labourers and others march to the capital and compel discussion of the exploding crisis of the countryside in a special three-week session of Parliament.
Civil society organisations working at the grassroots, and not just political parties, must be given credit for the Indian government's decision to finally build the Kartarpur pilgrimage corridor to Pakistan.
It's time to stop surveying women about their experiences as rape victims, time to research the men who perpetrate these crimes and work to inebriate and isolate women.
When he was 10, Arjun Singh's father Rajeshwar died while cleaning a sewer in Delhi. At 14, the schoolboy sells snacks to support himself and his mother, and dreams of becoming a bank manager and a chef.
Meet Ma’ruf Amin, the Indonesian President's running mate who is propagating a form of 'Middle Way Islam' internationally.