On violence, trauma, justice and healing
By Pawan Dhall
What could it be like to burn in hell – for the collective conscience of an entire society?
By Namrata, Shreyashi
Namrata and Shreyashi on the problem areas in the latest version of the anti-trafficking Bill – with inputs from Archit Krishna and Kaushik Gupta
By Sankalpita Mullick, Sudhasri Yadavalli
Sankalpita Mullick and Sudhasri Yadavalli analyse the controversial Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021
By Pawan Dhall, Vaaswat Sarkar
A rambling conversation with Islampur-based trans rights activist Joyita Mondal who not long ago had to change houses under threats of violence, but emerged stronger from the ordeal
By Joyita Mondal, Pawan Dhall
Joyita Mondal speaks to Pawan Dhall on the precarious situation of Launda dancers from North Bengal stranded in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh because of the lockdown
By Pawan Dhall, Vahista Dastoor
The Varta website has transitioned again – amid many contentious social transitions!
By Shruti Janardhan
Gay men and lesbians need to question their own biphobia even as they fight compulsory heterosexuality argues Shruti Janardhan