Fetching water entails physical hardship that can often lead to mental agony and can sometimes even threaten a woman’s safety.
The main reason for the growth of the informal water market is government failure to deliver adequate public services.
Despite high prices, poor quality and inconvenience, Kenya’s urban poor continued to buy water from private vendors because it’s still their best option.
This is transcript of part four of the India Tomorrow series from The Anthill podcast, on women and gender politics in India.
🎧 Part 4 of India Tomorrow digs into what life is like for women in India.
India Tomorrow part 1 explores how fake news and the battle for information shapes Indian society.
The recent controversy, sloganeering and protests about Sabarimala temple in the Indian state of Kerala obscure the way that the media have used stereotypes of women and caste again and again.
Alankrita Srivastava’s feminist film has Indian censors in a tizzy.
In Nagaland, a northeastern state in India, the push to implement a law giving women more representation in local politics has triggered a violent backlash.
The answer to job losses is not economic protectionism, but a strengthening of workers’ rights.
The world is on edge as Donald Trump enters the White House.
The currency switch is one of a number of steps taken by the Modi government to crack down on corruption and tax avoidance.
Donald J Trump has emerged victorious in the historic, and historically acerbic, 2016 American presidential election. What does this outcome mean for the world?
Raghuram Rajan is not the first central bank governor to disappoint the government that appointed him.
Monetary policy involves more than managing inflation, which is why it sometimes takes a committee to decide interest rates.
Getting foreign investment into export-oriented labour-intensive sectors in India has been stymied by rigid labour laws.