Millets are returning to our fields and plates
Women are the custodians of seed diversity, including millets. Seed selection, an important part of the process, is also mostly done by women.
How to move a mountain
"We must be ready with ... our resolve to move mountains (of a hierarchical and unequal social order that has risen again)"
E-rickshaws in Jaipur: Freedom on three wheels
Housewives and young girls from slums in Jaipur are finding their freedom on three wheels
Men in menstruation – are we addressing the elephant in the room?
... signal that men are coming forward to accept the elephant in the room.
Ducks wade through paddy fields to bump up profits
"... considering our low cost/zero cost inputs in comparison to the chemically grown rice, our profits per bigha are higher,”
Women’s Farming Collectives – The Maharashtra Story
A collection of stories of hope by women where they assert themselves as farmers, as leaders.
Youngster sets up zero-budget millet hotel, says should return to older eating habits
Millets need less water to grow and live on whatever rainwater they receive.
Meet Aqui Thami from Darjeeling, whose travelling library is putting the spotlight on women’s books
... I was moved to reading more and more non-fiction which in turn enriched my work and life processes.
Why are women neglected as conservers of biodiversity?
A keen and nuanced understanding of the role of women is needed for integration of women into the planning and decision making processes.