Sumita Kasana

November 7, 2018

Creating a Safe Space for Women

As important as it is to identify and support viable livelihoods in villages, equally vital it is that issues of gender and sex, gender and patriarchy, and gender and violence are discussed in safe spaces such as SHGs, Clusters and Federations, helping women live lives of equality, dignity and freedom
November 1, 2014

MGNREGA: The Way Forward

Considering both the reach and the impact of MGNREGA on the rural poor, and notwithstanding the shroud of corruption, late payments and fears of its benefits not reaching the target group that hangs around it, discarding, diluting or curbing this “stellar example of rural development” would amount to throwing the baby out with the bathwater