Stitched together stories: the plights of garment worker women in Bangladesh
CW; mention of sexual harassment, domestic violence Bangladeshi readymade garments (RMG) worker Nasrin Begum feels embarrassed recalling the plights that she began to face as a teenager, and is still carrying now. Begum was 15-years old in 1990, when she married a carpenter who was twice her age. They lived in a remote area in […]
A Manufactured Garden of Eden?
The steady increase in global temperatures has given rise to a formidable concern; desertification is anticipated to affect 35% of the world’s population in the near future.1 It is an unfolding crisis described as “the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas,” accredited to the increase of global population, demand for food, […]
Becoming racialised, becoming coronavirus: experiences of racialised subjects during a pandemic
By Shivangi Kaushik All articles in In Depth have been subject to double-blind academic peer-reviews. The word ‘subject’ has been intentionally used in the title of this article to frame “racialisation” as an essentialising act of power. Racialisation1 here is not only seen as an exercise in othering or exclusion, but also as a means […]
Legal Framework of Children’s Rights in India: Reflections from Fieldwork
Children are the future of each nation, so it therefore follows that it is essential for each government to protect and to uphold children’s rights. Three main areas of children’s rights include: food and nutrition, protection from violence and abuse, and education. According to the Indian Constitution and certain Supreme Court orders and Acts of […]