Sleepless On Delhi’s Streets: Homeless Women Are Battling A Brutal Heat Wave

Extreme heat during the days and the fear of harassment at night – homeless women face a relentless battle for survival and sleep


In A Forest Amidst Mumbai’s Concrete Jungle, Adivasi Women Are Demanding Their Right To Shelter And Dignity

An ambitious road project is likely to swallow many Adivasi homes in Aarey forest, already the site of many other development projects


Why Adivasis Of Hasdeo Aranya Are Back On The Streets, Again

Protests to protect one of India’s largest forested corridors has been ongoing for over the past one decade


How Assam’s Human-Elephant Conflict Is Impacting Women’s Physical And Mental Health

When entire fields and homes are flattened by elephant movement, it is the women, as primary caregivers, who deal with acute anxiety and deprivation


Women Bear The Biggest Cost Of Climate Disasters In Coastal Bangladesh

Frequent cyclones and erratic floods are increasing saltwater contamination, leading to health hazards and distressing living conditions


Despite growing climate risk, livestock insurance is out of women farmers’ reach

Government policies oblivious to gender and caste inequities leave women livestock farmers from lowered communities without economic safety nets.


How The Climate Crisis Is Driving Sex Trafficking In Arid Rayalaseema

The livelihood crisis created by scorching summers, failed monsoons and frequent droughts in the arid Rayalaseema region of southwestern Andhra Pradesh has left women from poor […]


Why Climate Impact On Tea Yield Is Making Women Workers Sick

From skin inflammation and blurred vision to respiratory and digestive disorders, women workers in Darjeeling’s tea plantations are struggling with an array of health issues caused […]


Women Own Forested Land In Gujarat But Not Its Wealth

Mangla Hira Ji Thakre (45) and her family are sprawled around the television for their post-dinner ritual of watching a hit soap opera. “Arey, this hero […]


A “Resilience Fund” by women in coastal Odisha is Helping Them Cope With COVID-19: Story of Women of Penthakata Urban Slum in Puri

Satyavathi (48) has borne the brunt of disasters before and knows the heavy toll it takes on the lives and livelihoods of families. On 3 May […]