BLOGS

The Parent, The Teacher And the Adolescent: A Sex Education Flipbook

Going through the archives of our mothership Prerana, we found this stunning flipbook issued by the Family Planning Association of India. The purpose of the flipbook is to ‘help the parent, teacher, family planning worker and the peer group leader to discuss common problems of sexuality among youth’. It is hard to say when this...

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Aadhaar & Your Child: Reasons to Be Concerned

Some volunteered for Aadhaar, while the rest are having it thrust upon them. The debate over the Aadhaar card and the bio-metric database and its security design, relevance etc is currently attaining critical mass. And it has not been easy to keep up with the news and machinations around it. What is clear is that...

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[31 Mar] The Catalog: A Most Violent Time

We are living in a time of significant conflict across the developing world. Old wars refuse to end. They take on new, amorphous and more violent forms. And newer conflicts are right around the corner. While the predominant grammar of conflict consists of men, guns, bombs and drones, children & women and the institutions they...

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[23 Mar] The Catalog: Hostels & Hormones

In these fragmented times, the only emotion that seems to have the transcendent power to bring us all together is the feeling of utter surprise:- My 500 rupee notes are worthless from when? Holy cow! Beef ban? Who is the new chief minister? They gave the Oscars to the wrong movie on live TV! We...

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