Articles by Sonal Kellogg
Jun 15, 2019
Casteism in Gujarat: Dalits across hundreds of villages can't get a haircut due to years of oppressionThis practice is so common that it’s not even being raised as a discriminatory practice by the Dalits themselves.
May 27, 2019
Fear of wrath of upper caste makes dreams of Dalit grooms to ride a mare on wedding day a nightmare in GujaratDalit civil society groups including Navsarjan and also Mevani organised a meeting to tackle discrimination being faced by Dalits on 22 May, 2019 in Lhor village in Kadi taluka.
May 06, 2019
To curb child sexual abuse in India, POCSO Act needs wide publicity; personal safety education among children, parents vitalChildren are not voters, which is why their needs are often neglected. It is the collective responsibility of all citizens to protect children from child sexual abuse and ensure that they have a childhood free of any abuse.
May 01, 2019
Atrocities on Dalits and tribals up by 70% in Gujarat between 2003 and 2018; conviction rate below 5% in Modi's first 3 yrs as PMAtrocities on Dalits in Gujarat have been rising steadily in the last two decades with the state witnessing a 72 percent increase in the number of registered cases between 2003 and 2018
Feb 01, 2019
Panels or 'manels'? A study highlights poor representation of women in debates, discussions on TV news channelsA month long media study of 28 TV channels in India undertaken by members of the Network of Women in Media India found that only 13.6 percent women are part of panel discussions on TV news channels.
Sep 27, 2018
Justice in POCSO cases a long way off in Gujarat: Lack of implementation of Act makes it ineffective deterrentIn Gujarat, the acquittal rate in POCSO cases is many times higher than the conviction rate which is in single digits and much lower than the national rate.