Renana Jhabvala
Articles by Renana Jhabvala

The importance of being Ela Bhatt

She cared most about women who she found working hard, and yet unrecognised, invisible. Her movement has now, 50 years, after it started, been taken up by young people who are taking it forward to change millions more lives.

Ela Bhatt started Sewa in 1972 as its general secretary. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 03, 2022 07:53 PM IST

In Indian cities, the quest for dignity

Many cities still subscribe to an unhelpful policy which enjoins that the people living in “unauthorised” colonies are not eligible to get water and sanitation from the city, although they are “authorised” citizens, holding ration cards, working in the city and contributing to its economy.

In India, between 25% to 40% of city-dwellers are estimated to live in what are euphemistically called informal settlements. However, a slum need not remain a slum forever(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 21, 2020 06:25 AM IST
ByRenana Jhabvala

Women: The invisible face of hunger

The lockdown has left poor women with no support. Extend help, reach the most vulnerable

There are women volunteers who can help reach out to the most vulnerable. Make them part of the state distribution system.(HT Photo)
Published on May 10, 2020 08:07 PM IST
ByRenana Jhabvala
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