Just over twenty-five years ago, Russia, Norway, Finland, Canada, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the United States of America created a unique geopolitical project – the Arctic Council. The 1996 Ottawa Declaration established the Arctic Council… [Read more]
Month: March 2022
Making India’s Gig Economy Gender Inclusive
At 23.3 percent, India has the lowest female labour force participation rate in South Asia and among BRICS countries. The gig economy, as experts and researchers have claimed, offers an opportunity for female workers to… [Read more]
Ladies First : Pandemic Recovery through a Gender Lens
“Disasters amplify the inequalities of the world we live in” , says Mami Mizutori, the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction. The Covid-19 pandemic has clawed back at decades of… [Read more]
A World Environment Organization? Not worth the trouble.
We are asking of our planet more than it can possibly bear. Around the world, people are demanding change, and countries are committing to ever more concerted climate action. Against this backdrop, calls to create… [Read more]