World Mental Health Day 2017, Work and our Work Selves

This year’s World Mental Health day’s theme is Mental Health in The Workplace. Work is a significant part of many of our lives — it’s where we spend most of our time, it’s where we find satisfaction and our purpose (or in many cases, not), it’s where we may strike up some deep and meaningful relationships. How we feel physically and mentally impacts our work and vice-versa. Head on over to this article which I wrote for Feminism in India for this year’s Mental Health Day (and last year’s piece which focused on Support not Stigma, as well as illustrations and Doodles from viewers)

Twitter, the Online World and Many Faces of Gender Based Violence

This is a piece I wrote a little while ago about the ways in which I have seen gender-based violence discussed and play out on Twitter. “As our understandings of gender based violence evolve, it is clear that it is no way limited to spaces where physical interaction occurs. It can take other forms including […]

The No-Nonsense Guide to International Development

I am doing an independent study for a class and part of the ‘research’ is understanding the history and evolution of development studies as a field. This of course necessitates an understanding, even if cursory, of the history of development. Ambiguous, contentious, contested, the list of adjectives is endless and is you can see fraught with […]