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Issue No : 16


Just One More Queue—Women And Water Shortage In Tamil Nadu

She Works or Poor Women’s Rule—An Interview With Laro Janko

Parvati’s Struggle

Women Struggle Against Zia’s Version of Islam

She Refused To Be A Sati Savitri

Are In-Laws Alone Responsible For Neelam’s Death

“I Fought For My Life...And Won”

Night Wind: A Poem

Between Mines And Fields — Tribal Women in Bihar

Letters To Manushi

The Bills To Amend The Rape and Dowry Laws—Mending or Marring?

Dowry—Practised In All Communities

The Perils of “Exciting Dissatisfaction” —Legal Battle Against The Charge of Sedition

Kriti—Creative Workshop For Women

Demand For Legalization of Prostitution

Some Forms of Trafficking in Women

The Neglected Pain

Twenty or Twenty Five: A Short Story

Films: Pleading With Men To take Women Off Their Parents’ Hands

  Books, Films and
Music Cassettes
Latest from Manushi
• Deepening Democracy
Challenges of Governance and
Globalization in India
(Oxford University Press)
Deepening Democracy brings together essays on enduring issues such as human rights, governance, and the impact of globalization on the Indian citizen. The covers a range of issues from a glimpse of the License-Permit-
Raid Raj as it affects the livelihood of the selfemployed poor, to a critique of India’s farm and economic policies. It further discusses the new divides being created by the country’s language policy to the causes and possible remedies for ethnic conflicts in India  (Read More…)
• Women Bhakta Poets:
Contains accounts of the life and poetry of some of the most outstanding women in Indian history from the 6th to the 17th
century — Mirabai, Andal, Avvaiyar, Muktabai, Janabai, Bahinabai, Lal
Ded, Toral, Loyal. Many of these poems had never neen translated into english before  (Read More…)
Off the Beaten Track: Rethinking Gender Justice for Indian Women (OUP)
Religion at the Service of Nationalism and Other Essays (OUP)
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