COVID-19 in Asia: A Closer Look At Women’s Unpaid and Underpaid Work During A Pandemic
As Covid-19 grips the world, market economy have shuttered, schools have closed, and nearly half of the global population is confined to their homes. Yet millions of care workers step out every day to keep the lights on and support those in need, for very low wages. Majority of these care workers are women – nurses, community health workers, nursing home staff, sanitation workers, laundry workers, and others – whose work has been serially undervalued and underpaid.
The Women Warriors Fighting COVID-19 at the Frontline: ASHA workers left without Hope
India’s crippling health system is today at the forefront of the country’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. At the very centre of this public health system, stand over 900,000 women called as ASHA workers who are taking on the pandemic – unarmed, unseen and unheard.
புறக்கணிக்கப்பட்ட முன்னணி வீரர்கள்
பாதுகாப்பு உபகரணங்கள் வழங்கி சமத்துவம் பேணஇ அரசின் கவனத்தைக் கோரும் இந்திய தூய்மைப் பணியாளர்கள்.
How Young People Can Drive Change One Word At A Time
The power of young people to question the status-quo is unimaginable. Over the last two weeks, universities have erupted with protests, in solidarity and peaceful civil disobedience. But what can a young student or college graduate do when there is no large scale mobilization or active movement to support and yet, your heart roars against injustice?
What You Need to Know About NSO Group’s Pegasus and the WhatsApp Targeting
If you’re a Human Rights Defender (HRD), activist, or journalist based in India, and have questions about NSO Group’s spyware Pegasus and the WhatsApp targeting, please read these FAQs.
A Conversation with Bilal Nazki and Nazir Ahmad Thakur: Chairperson and Secretary of J&K State Human Rights Commission
On 25 October, shortly after the announcement was made by the Jammu & Kashmir Government to abolish the Jammu & Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (J&K SHRC) on 31 October, Amnesty International India interviewed Justice (Retd.) Bilal Nazki, Chairperson of J&K SHRC and Mr Nazir Ahmad Thakur, Secretary of J&K SHRC to understand the situation better.
The Many Emotions of Kashmir
The anger is palpable. It is hard to escape it. Curses from the old and cusses from the young ring loud in each conversation on India. The oldest and wisest, are calm - unfazed. They have seen it all.
Kashmir: If people you know that exist, don’t exist anymore, do they still exist?
When I look up at the clouds, I forget where I am. I’m still a child. As I look at the clouds, nothing moves. The world has stopped, it’s under a lockdown. But the clouds and the birds are free. Everything around me is static. Frozen. Restricted. Just the clouds move. I’m not there, I’m back here, not in Kashmir where I am supposed to be. Living under a constant psychological state of siege, this is the condition of a Kashmiri state-of-mind worldwide.
Activism Works: Greta Thunberg at Ambassador of Conscience 2019
So what I’m telling you to do now, is to act. Because no one is too small to make a difference.
Youth & human rights in India: From Conversations to #IndiaTrollPatrol
In India, over the past couple of years, we’ve been engaging the youth through a series of events called “Conversations”, Our conversations with Youth reflect upon the human rights violations in India, with particular focus on gender and identity based violence. #IndiaTrollPatrol.
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