Blurry Borders: The Melting Peace in the Arctic

Deepanshu Singal explores the developing border tensions in the Arctic. It analyses the power dynamics and certain treaties that govern these not-so-well-defined borders. The discourse around the Arctic is becoming increasingly relevant due to climate change thawing sea-ice and opening up new opportunities in the regions and simultaneously states’ increasing thirst for monopolising over them.

Apathy, Strikes, and Gender Norms- A Look at the ASHA Program

Through this article, Adit Shankar, provides an overview of the Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, focussing specifically on their remuneration structure and the gender dynamics surrounding their work, ending with a look at policy solutions. What emerges is a picture of utter neglect for arguably the most crucial grassroot-level workers in the times of COVID.

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