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Women in lockdown: A silenced crisis needs voice and a response

A year on – since the imposition of the lockdown to contain the pandemic, the many dimensions of the nationwide socio-economic crisis precipitated by it are still unfolding. The GDP has contracted significantly with widespread job losses. Apart from economic inequality and more severe social inequality, a stinging humanitarian crisis is that induced by horizontal inequality […]

Does quarantining with family affect one’s mental health?

Lockdown fatigue is one of the inevitable psychological fallout of COVID-19. The feelings of fatigue or exhaustion one might be experiencing are more likely to be related to the mental pressure associated with the virus induced lockdown rather than any physical burden, writes Shlagha Borah.     According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) website, a […]