Author: Anshuman Singh

Climate Change And Its Common But Differentiated Impacts

Climate Change And Its Common But Differentiated Impacts

Culture, Curious Brain, Earth Issues, Opinion
What the hell is going on with global warming? Please come back fast we need you! This tweet from the White House shows dastard apathy towards  22.5 million climate refugees moving across borders sustaining poverty, disaster, and grave human right violations. I wish this tweet could humor Tarasiya, a baiga woman in Madhya Pradesh who is clueless about the term climate change: but she is baffled with frequent droughts, reduced forests and emerging cattle diseases. After decades of constant efforts, global community woke up to the glaring evidence of climate change. IPCC has vehemently established that climate change is not a figment of imagination it is a reality. As a result world community gathered at Earth summit in Rio 1992 and enshrined the principle of "Common but differentiated
Right to the City – A Gender Perspective

Right to the City – A Gender Perspective

Culture, Opinion
Asha, a girl from small town in India, is excited about her moving into the city to pursue her higher education. It is like her “great city dream'' has come true. Sitting on the window seat, she realises a city is simply is not an urban landscape to her. It is a stimulus which rushes her adrenaline; it fills her with a sense of freedom and capability. The idea of living in the city brings to her the encouragement and enthusiasm which was denied to her, back in her hometown. Unfortunately, unlike her name, RB Bhagwat of International Institute of Population Sciences, Mumbai, sees no hope for Asha in Indian cities. He says – “In large cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, and Delhi, existing social relations and hierarchies based on religion, caste and gender come into conflict with the novel soci
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