Farm Laws

Lakshmi Ben (extreme right in a red saree) and other women from Rajgadh village received land under the Santhani scheme but do not have the means to prepare their land for agriculture. All Photos/ Meenakshi Kapoor

Dalit Women Wait To Till Their Lands In Gujarat

Ahmedabad: “We were happy — we wouldn’t have to work in others’ fields anymore. We were going to be farmers,” says Daksha Ben Babu Bhai Parmar, …

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Kanchan Kolipatel, a widow with no sons, has been denied her rights to a share in her marital property since 1995/ All photos: Aarefa Johari

In Their Fight For Light Rights, Gujarat’s Women Face Long Battles

Mumbai: Kanchan Kolipatel is a threat. It may not be apparent from her short build, soft voice or sorrowful brown eyes. For some members of her family …

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