Contemporary Social Stratification: The Impact of Gender on Education and Healthcare in India

Social stratification refers to society’s categorization of its people into groups based on socioeconomic factors like wealth, income, race, education, gender, occupation, and social status, or derived power.  While the concept traces its roots from early 20th century, the consequences of the practice make it…

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Pride and Prejudice

Homophobia. I’m sure everyone’s heard that word being thrown everywhere. So, what is homophobia? Well the Merriam-Webster's dictionary defines it as ‘irrational fear of, aversion to or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals.’ Such a nice and compact definition.  I’m sure most of the people reading this must…

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How will COVID-19 affect the world of work?

Every prophet of doom, unless he also happens to be a psychopath, hopes that his predictions will not be borne out. This is also true for the epidemiologists and virologists who have been warning the world since January that the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus poses a…

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Importance of Women’s Role in Economic Development

Horrifying global surge in domestic violence against women as fear of coronavirus has grown: UN chief 'Antonio Guterres' {April 2020} 'If the women participates in workforce in par with man, then Indian economy (GDP) could boost by 27%' : Ex-chief of IMF 'Christine Lagarde' India…

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