Nature is powerful. We witness this power everyday in big, and small ways. When I came across a roundup of 10 abandoned spaces reclaimed by nature, I was thrilled! 115 more words
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Sharmila Rege – ‘Real Feminism’ and Dalit Women: Scripts of Denial and Accusation. Economic and Political Weekly. 35.6 (2000): 492-95.
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The environment movement has not dealt with the question of caste-community exploitation and the economic issues that trouble the peasantry and the working class, and despite the eco-feminist trend, as Omvedt argues, the movement as such has rarely confronted the oppression of women.
In a country that still favours the birth of a son, Piplantri village in Rajasthan not only embraces daughters but has created a tradition that benefits both the local people and the planet. 95 more words