SHAPE, women & Indian Economy

In any country, the micro-, small, and medium enterprises (MSME) provide multi-faceted support to the economy. India comprehended the rewards of the MSME game and started a dedicated Ministry of MSME back in 2007. MSME is an economic boon for the following reasons: The MSME sector employs over 50 million people in India which is … Continue reading SHAPE, women & Indian Economy

Buvana, the cursed widow

Buvana is one of the beneficiaries of SHAPE. She is running a successful sewing business employing five women. About a decade ago, she was in a poor financial and mental state. In 2004, Buvana married into a rich family, but her husband tragically died in 2008. With no children, and following the un-natural death of … Continue reading Buvana, the cursed widow

Why suing might be the answer to saving the planet

Environmental justice is realizing that everything and everyone will be screwed if we do not get our act together on how we treat mother earth as soon as possible. All of us are in this together regardless of our job, societal status, caste, the car we drive or the house we live in. A little … Continue reading Why suing might be the answer to saving the planet

Indian Child Laborers – 2020

This article describes the current state of child laborers in the district of Tiruvannamalai. Anyone who is under the age of 18, engaged in economic activity, part-time or full-time, is known as a child laborer. Here the words child & children denote youngsters under the age of 18. When local governments prohibit local child laborers, … Continue reading Indian Child Laborers – 2020

NGOs – fraudulence, and struggles

Internal politics is one of the biggest problems faced by NGOs around the world. In India, foundations, and NGOs (registered as societies, trusts, section 8 [old - section 25] companies), are incorporated on a daily basis, either to make money or to launder it. These organizations spend 90% of their time carrying out illicit activities. … Continue reading NGOs – fraudulence, and struggles