articles by Preeti Nangal

India

Psychiatrists, psychologists working with survivors of caste and gender-based trauma need to be trained for it, say human rights activists

Therapy modules taught in universities are informed by feminism and are queer-affirmative but they do not actively recognise caste-based pride and shame.

World

Tech prowess, trust in govt, hygiene culture: How South Korea tamed COVID-19 and the lessons it can offer India

South Korea is one of the few nations, such as Taiwan and Germany, that has managed to stay on its toes while handling the crisis

India

Living under lockdown in US, some Indians grapple with existential questions, others seek solace in helping neighbours

Support isn't entirely about oneself, but also the ability to help others and positively impact one's friends and the folks around, says Srikrishna Tharuvai, an IT employee who has been living under lockdown in New Jersey, US

World

COVID-19 spotlights unpreparedness of health systems in US and Canada, forces Indian students and workers to choose cost over care

One of the fissures COVID-19 has highlighted across nations is the unpreparedness of the healthcare systems to handle pandemics, despite past outbreaks. In USA, lack of universal healthcare is dissuading people from getting themselves tested.

World

Reeling under lockdown in Europe, Indians rely on experience, govt healthcare to stay safe and informed about coronavirus

It is not just the poor alone who are taking time to wrap their head around the long-lasting consequences the coronavirus pandemic can have on the world

World

Under lockdown in Europe, Indian students go online to protest inequalities back home, keep up with academics

"All of us are fighting a global coronavirus pandemic, along with a failing political economy at the age of 24/25. And at the same time, we are trying to navigate through life — none of us are prepared for that. It is unprecedented,” says an Indian student living under lockdown in Europe

World

'With cases on a rise, lockdown seemed like a better option': Indians living in Europe tell tales of living through coronavirus shutdown

“Everything seemed distant till February," and one assumed that the coronavirus was not going to spread, but in March things got ugly in Italy, says an Indian student recounting the days before lockdown in Europe

India

Adivasis and the Indian State: Deliberately misclassified as SC, Dhangar tribe in UP is being deprived of its constitutional rights

Despite having no constitutional right to do so, different governments in Uttar Pradesh introduced different Hindi variations of the Dhangar in the state, and in the process threatening the constitutional rights of the Dhangar (धांगर) tribe

India

Sonbhadra massacre: Deaths of Ramchandra, Durgavati and others expose an inept system that favours oppressors

The Adarsh Cooperative Society Ltd, a society formed by Prabhat Kumar Mishra and his family in Ubbha, was illegally made the custodian of 463 bigha land in 1955, out of which 112 bighas belonged to the gram sabha.