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Gender, Technology, and Digital Divide; the Feminization of the Labour Process: Suchismita Das

Introduction: One fundamental way in which gender is expressed in any society is through technology. Technical skills and domains of expertise are divided between and within the sexes, shaping masculinities and femininities. Maybe the iconic womanly skill is basket making, whereas men should excel at hunting (Dickerscheid, 1997); or boys must learn to clean their fathers’ tools but girls are

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RSS Backed Teachers’ Panel Decimated; Left Panel Wins Big in JNUTA Elections

The elections for the Jawaharlal Nehru University Teacher’s Association (JNUTA) which were held yesterday ( 1st November, 2018) has led to a decimation of the ‘sarkari panel’ backed by RSS and its handpicked by VC M. Jagadeesh Kumar. Left Panel went into the elections with the determination to fight a ‘national waste’ and ensure that the university is run as

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Unfortunate Death of a 8 year old Child and the pitfalls of social media frenzy

In an unfortunate incident in Begumpur village near Malviya Nagar of South Delhi a 8 year old child has been killed. As the CCTV footage (available on social media) and police investigation based on the eyewitness account show the deceased child, Azeem, a student of the Dar ul Uloom Faridiya, got into a scuffle with the other children. He was grieviously

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Police lathicharge AIDWA activists marching for women’s safety in West Bengal

Kolkata police lathi charged the activists of the All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) who were marching against the worsening situation of women’s safety and the exponential increase in the crimes against women under the Mamata Banerjee government. Many activists were injured in this lathi charge. The demonstrators have been detained by the Kolkata Police. The march was preceded by

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Women’s Safety in India: What does the data say?

India has been ranked as world’s most unsafe country for women in a survey conducted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. This survey ranked the countries on six key areas – healthcare, discrimination, cultural traditions, sexual violence, non-sexual violence and human trafficking. The survey’s methodology involved opinion from the experts who were asked to name 5 most unsafe countries among the

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Who Are We?

If you want to know everything about the Indian Left then you are at the right place. From struggles, movements, agitations to the snippets of history  and the views, opinions and debates within the left- this is the place where you will find it all. As the name of our portal suggests we stand for a Socialist India. We stand

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