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Fighting Polio, Courting Death

Vulnerabilities and risks faced by women health workers in polio eradication programmes are scarcely acknowledged, even as the global polio eradication initiative has unveiled a new gender strategy. Instead of reinforcing cultural stereotypes regarding the distrust about vaccination campaigns, it is essential to address systemic drawbacks. The deaths of women health workers cannot be reduced to being a mere obstacle for the success of the campaign.

Romance and Marriage in Small-Town India

This response to "The Provincial Self in the Town of Love" (EPW, 21 December 2013) argues that while Shuddh Desi Romance is not a formula film, it is certainly not a "brave" film and in fact the politics of its "romance" is shallow and uninteresting.

Saffron Schooling and the Gandhi Murder

RSS, School Texts and the Murder of Mahatma Gandhi: The Hindu Communal Project by Aditya Mukherjee, Mridula Mukherjee and Sucheta Mahajan
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