Manju Verma

Manju Verma is an MPhil Research Scholar in Development Practice from Ambedkar University Delhi. Presently, she is working with Baiga Adivasi women in Dindori district, part of the tribal belt of Madhya Pradesh’s heartland. With her background in MA Gender Studies, she is passionately involved in issues of gendered power relations and women’s rights.
June 26, 2020

The Story of Baiga Women of Kutelidadar

Highlighting discriminatory practices that the Baiga women have to confront because of their identity of being ‘Baigin’, this paper traces the journey a group of Baiga women undertook to tackle the water scarcity problem in Dahiyaan tola, a journey of addressing their ‘darr (fear)’ of dealing with state agencies and claiming their rights.