Sakshi Shivpuri

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Whose child? – On Surrogacy – By Sakshi Shivpuri

The debate around surrogacy has been going on around the world for quite some time. It began with a noble cause, but the practice of surrogacy has expounded greatly, transforming into a commercial exploitation of the powerless by the powerful. Many celebrities have used surrogacy to have children – the most recent and the most famous example being… Read More »

How are our farmers doing? – by Sakshi Shivpuri

  India has always been an agricultural country. The primary sector has historically been one of the most important sectors, not just because it provides the most essential services but also in terms of GDP contribution. However, of late, the sector has shrunk (secondary and tertiary sectors have grown) and so has the attention given to it. Farmers… Read More »

Sexism in religion – what’s the solution?

This article titled “Sexism in religion – what’s the solution?” deals with several issues pertaining to religion that women face and have come up over time. Introduction In the recent past, numerous women have spoken up about the discrimination meted out to them under the guise of religion. Most, if not all, religions have a patriarchal bias which… Read More »

Media trial – How big is this problem?

Introduction – Media Trial British Member of Parliament, Lord Macaulay, had, years ago, called the media “the fourth pillar of democracy”. It has since been quoted often, and a free media is considered indispensable in a democracy. But the media today isn’t what it was then. Multiple factors have led to media organizations compromising their journalistic ethics and… Read More »