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Phoolkumari Devi and Vaso Manjhi, an old Mahadalit couple in Ganesh Nawada village, Jamui, with their NREGA Job Card ("labour card"), both their old age pension cards, and their NFSA Priority Card. They recieve 10 KG grain every month from the PDS.
Phoolkumari Devi and Vaso Manjhi, an old Mahadalit couple in Jamui, Bihar with their NREGA Job Card (“labour card”), both their old age pension cards, and their NFSA Priority Card. They recieve 10 Kg grain every month from the PDS.

Democratizing health, one hand-wash at a time.” with Kanika. (published as “Meet Kajubai, the health worker who has been saving Gadchiroli’s babies since 1994.”) Scroll.in. Aug 4, 2016.

What the newly released infant mortality rates tell us.” with Kanika Sharma. (published as “Four charts that show infant mortality has improved only marginally in India.”) Scroll.in. June 29, 2016

India Vs Bangladesh, in 8 charts.” with Nikhil Srivastav. TheWire.in. June 29, 2015.

When even rape is legal.” with Kanika Sharma. The Hindu. June 10, 2015.

Advisory on domestic violence in Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh. Mentioned are facilities available, which include medical examination and expenses, shelter homes and legal assistance, for women as well as for their children.

Why using patriarchal messaging to promote toilets is a bad idea.” with Nikhil Srivastav. TheWire.in June 7, 2015.

Like its predecessors, Narendra Modi’s sanitation program is struggling.” with Nikhil Srivastav. LiveMint. June 5, 2015.

More buses, fewer cars please.” with Karthik Rao Cavale. The Hindu. April 16, 2015

Children outside their school in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

A sanitation sena for India.” with Payal Hathi. The Indian Express. October 3, 2014.

Toilets are urgently needed in rural areas, but don’t imagine that they’ll reduce rape.” with Diane Coffey, Payal Hathi, Dean Spears, & Sangita Vyas. Scroll.in. June 7, 2014.

How Bangladesh brought about a dramatic toilet revolution.” with Sangita Vyas. The Business Standard. March 17, 2014.

Are Children in West Bengal Shorter Than Children in Bangladesh?” 2013. Economic & Political Weekly. with Arabinda Ghosh & Dean Spears.

In Sehore, Madhya Pradesh, a student licks his plate to finish his mid-day meal.
In Sehore, Madhya Pradesh, a student licks his plate to finish his mid-day meal.

Deprived of Nutrition, and Without Mid-day Meals” (published as “Food for Thought.”) The Hindu. April 28, 2013.

While Doing Fieldwork” (published as “Is it Cast in the Mind?”) The Hindu Businessline. April 14, 2013.

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, and a portrait of Gautam Budhha hangs in a shop in Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh.
Two portraits of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, and a portrait of Gautam Budhha hangs in a shop in Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh. The words Jai Bhim can also be read.

Evaluation of NREGA wells in Jharkhand.” 2012. with Ankita Aggarwal & Ankit Kumar. Economic & Political Weekly.

Can Coupons Cure Corruption?” (published as “Coupon Fiasco.”) with Sakina Dhorajiwala. Frontline. December 31, 2011.

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