Swift economic growth over the past few years has brought global attention to the Indian economy. However, hiding behind the figures is an extensive dependence on transnational capital and Non-Resident Indian (NRI) involvement.
Non-Resident Indian involvement in the recent election in Punjab prompts a much needed discussion of the way transnational movements are reshaping and redefining political boundaries.
The market for skin lightening products is growing in India, promising to elevate the social and economic status of women who use them. While marketed as socially responsible products, their effectiveness is questionable.
The Paris Climate Agreement has been ratified by many leading countries in today’s fight against climate change. Why hasn’t Russia joined in?
On Tuesday November 8, Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India announced that the Indian government will be discontinuing the largest denomination bills in circulation, the ₹500 and ₹1000 rupee notes. These notes represent approximately 86% of the money supply in circulation. This surprise motion caused millions of people to flock to their nearest banks […]
What do societal behaviours tell us about the sustainance of structural violence against women? As second part of her 2 part series, Stephanie Oldfield discusses how women are subjected to human security constraints by shame.