Info Change India

An archive of knowledge resources of social justice and sustainable development
in India

Fri08182017

Last updateSat, 22 Jul 2017 6am

Linguistic inclusion on the internet

Linguistic inclusion on the internet

By AlokeThakore

Not a single one of the Eighth Schedule Indian languages is used by more...

Net neutrality: Superhighway to digital inclusion

Net neutrality: Superhighway to digital inclusion

By Ashoak Upadhyay

If users have to pay for the services available via the internet unde...

Ambivalent internet: Freedoms and fears

Ambivalent internet: Freedoms and fears

By Shivani Gupta

The internet is not a gender-neutral space. Women from patriarchal backg...

Digital inequality in the Global South

Digital inequality in the Global South

By TT Sreekumar

Studies which focus on information and communication technologies (ICTs)...

Caste concerns in landmark e-governance projects

Caste concerns in landmark e-governance projects

By Rahul De’

Many e-governance programmes in developing countries reach into the furthes...

Environment 

Analysis

Enabling transfer of green technology is the key to stemming climate change

By Vineet John Samuel

As 195 countries meet at CoP21 in Paris to hammer out a treaty on climate change, the only viable solution appears to be to enable and create new bodies to fund the development and transfer of green technology between countries

More

»TPP : Is big money set to trump democracy?

»The committee cop out

»Bumper-to-bumper dams

Read More

Public Health

Analysis

Compensation for injury in drug trials in India

By Sandhya Srinivasan

Can the new rules deliver justice, asks Sandhya Srinivasan

In the last decade, there have been many reports of unethical and illegal clinical trials in India. It is only recently that the government framed rules to monitor their conduct. In 2014, rules were devised on compensation to be paid to participants or their families in cases of injury and death in clinical trials.

More

»The need to cut pharma super-profits

»The larger implications of the Novartis Glivec judgment

»The cost of drugs: beyond the Supreme Court order

Read More

Governance

World View

Love thy neighbour: reminiscences of a trip to Pakistan

By John Samuel

We must learn how to differentiate between people and governments, writes John Samuel. Governments construct public perceptions via methods ranging from curriculum, to media, to academic discourse. Ordinary people, a vast majority of them, just want to live happy lives: they want jobs, they want peace, they want security. In this there is little difference between the people of Pakistan and the people of India

Read More

More

»Global conversations on democracy: The search for democratisation

»The shifting sands of multi-polar politics

»Managing social change organisations

Read More

OPENSPACE

 OpenSpace Talk Think Act for change
Our youth forum

KIDSFORCHANGE

Food diaries of poor children
Stories for children

VIDEOS

In Search of My Home
Infochange documentaries

AUDIO FILES

The visible scares of Kashmir
Infochange audio stories

FILM FORUM

REVIEWS OF FILMS
Reviews of documentary films