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Old women: The “hidden workforce” and not at all dependent
Gender | GENDER ISSUES Mar 07, 2024

Old women: The “hidden workforce” and not at all dependent

Despite being labelled as dependents, older women, especially from low-income households, contribute significantly through unpaid and paid work, without any recognition ...

Democracy as an impetus for empowerment: Dissecting the women’s representation dilemma
Gender | GENDER ISSUES Mar 07, 2024

Democracy as an impetus for empowerment: Dissecting the women’s representation dilemma

Despite the rise in women's participation and representation in politics in recent decades, further sustained efforts to remove the persisting structural barriers need to be made ...

Walk the talk: Prioritise SDG 5 to advance Agenda 2030
Gender Mar 07, 2024

Walk the talk: Prioritise SDG 5 to advance Agenda 2030

The connections between SDG 5 and other goals underscore the imperative of attaining gender equality as both a moral obligation and a strategic investment in our collective future ...

The quick transformation of Russia-North Korea ties
International Affairs Mar 05, 2024

The quick transformation of Russia-North Korea ties

This is a partnership that has been forged amid common challenges and shared strategic objectives ...

The carbon emission hierarchy: Worthy and unworthy emissions
Energy Mar 02, 2024

The carbon emission hierarchy: Worthy and unworthy emissions

If carbon emissions from research activities are excused, some inconvenient issues may arise ...

Adapting cities to climate realities
Urbanisation | Climate Change Mar 02, 2024

Adapting cities to climate realities

Adapting to climate change is no longer optional. Failing to adapt will lead to severe human, economic, and environmental losses. ...

Is turbulent the new normal in Sino-Indian relations?
International Affairs Mar 02, 2024

Is turbulent the new normal in Sino-Indian relations?

On India’s part, it has stood up to the China challenge on several fronts. ...

The Green Deal and dealing with partners: EU in dire straits?
International Affairs | Climate Change Mar 01, 2024

The Green Deal and dealing with partners: EU in dire straits?

While the Green Deal underscores the ‘whole of EU’ approach, it remains to be seen how the EU can adapt its external efforts to ensure a just transition with the help of just financing ...

A lesson for India in the wars going on overseas
International Affairs Mar 01, 2024

A lesson for India in the wars going on overseas

People living far away from zones of global conflict may underestimate their stake in the violence but it’s important to learn from the current moment of reckoning faced by the West. ...

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Dheeraj Paramesha Chaya

Dheeraj Paramesha Chaya

Dheeraj Paramesha Chaya is a lecturer in intelligence and security at the Department of Criminology, University of Hull, United Kingdom ...

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Premesha Saha

Premesha Saha is a Fellow with ORF’s Strategic Studies Programme. Her research focuses on Southeast Asia, East Asia, Oceania and the emerging dynamics of the Indo-Pacific region. Premesha’s other research interests include: Indonesia’s maritime strategy, India and Southeast Asia, India’s ...

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