All things eight
By Pawan Dhall
Snapshots of eights around us, as ‘Varta’ webzine completes eight years on August 1, 2021
Bioscope of your intimate dreams!
By Amrita Chanda
Amrita Chanda reports on a recent online interaction on the mental health needs of the caregivers of persons with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic
West Bengal’s trans* and queer communities are formulating a policy and political participation advocacy plan. Chand takes us through the first step taken recently
By Sudipa Chakraborty, Pawan Dhall, Pradosh Dash
Transgender social worker Sudipa Chakraborty has had a harrowing time applying for Swasthya Sathi, West Bengal government’s ambitious health insurance scheme for one and all
By Pawan Dhall, Shivalal Gautam, Sudipa Chakraborty
Pawan Dhall has some random thoughts on education, gender bias and socio-economic exclusion – with inputs from Shivalal Gautam and Sudipa Chakraborty. Trigger alert: Suicide
By Debjyoti Ghosh, Jia Mata, Pawan Dhall
Excerpts from the report of a recent webinar on transgender rights in South Asia organized by Partners for Law in Development and Varta Trust
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