Is representation of women in development real?

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  The question of women in development has today evolved into a more holistic and inclusive approach of one called ‘gender and development’. In a developing world, ‘gender and development’ provides wide scope for inclusion of marginalised women and, importantly, for securing the rights of women, third gender and other groups which have faced neglect […]

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#LiteracyInEverydayLife

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Today is the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day. On the streets of Jaipur, a self-employed magician is using his mobile to solicit clients. When I chanced to meet him about three months ago, he raised my curiosity by showing a few ‘tricks’ on the pavement itself. As I began to leave him, he asked  […]

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