The Baiga community, like many Adivasi communities, does not follow the patriarchal dowry system, setting an example in a country where women are killed for dowry every day.
The highest number of crimes against women in India is because of “cruelty” by the husband or his family, with a dismal conviction rate.
In Rajasthan, as community weddings are celebrated as philanthropic initiatives, it is time to look deeper into the politics of caste and patriarchy.
While we push for uniform civil codes, it is important to remember that everyday discrimination remains a significant barrier to #PropertyForHer Tallulah was only two when her father passed away. Her mother was twenty two at that time, with two infants. Circumstances were so dire that Tallulah and her sister...