We need to go beyond self-interest or we’re doomed: Jean Drèze

There is a natural complementarity between research and action which means using non-violent, democratic means to bring about change.

Where blackbuck are dearer than sons

Some villagers think the animals increase productivity by grazing on their crops.

What does rights of rivers mean?

This would require challenging government agencies, international “development” views and re-thinking the basic ethics of our societies.

What We Can Learn From the Young Woman Who Has Rocked the Madhya Pradesh Police

Taking on the system at every level – administrative, social and cultural – this young survivor of sexual assault is a brilliant survivor.

Listen, the revolution blooms in silence

A timely and evocative missive from a monthly workers’ newspaper distributed widely in the industrial belt around Delhi.

Summary of RIVERS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: WE ARE THE RIVER, THE RIVER IS US?

The significance of the Uttarakhand High Court's judgment declaring that the Ganga and Yamuna rivers are separate legal entities with specific rights

Rivers and Human Rights: We are the River, the River is Us?

What does it mean for a river to have rights? What are the implications for the rivers, those living in/on/along them, and for the rest of nature?

Odisha tribal women start info centre to fight for individual, community forest rights, pending for several years

They harnessed their intimate traditional knowledge of the forest and plant species to increase the forest cover and brought streams back to life.

The Eloquence of Silence

The choice is between speaking up and keeping quiet

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