We are hiring for the following roles, find detailed information below: Manager Cities & WASH Associate: Law, Justice, & Peace Associate About Belongg Billions of people across the world face prejudice & bias and get severely compromised access to services such as housing, education, healthcare, and jobs simply on account of their identity (gender, race, […]
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Could the Malnutrition and Mental Health Crises be Interlinked? | Mental Health Awareness Month 2022
A person’s access to sufficient and nutritious food is closely connected with their mental wellbeing. Not only does the lack of access to food lead to stress and anxiety and therefore vulnerability to mental health issues, but also food insecurity may lead to nutritional deficiencies that adversely affect mental wellbeing. Additionally, persons suffering from mental […]
While for most other species, food is a matter of survival, a peculiarity of the human world is that for us, food transcends the notion of mere survival. Families, communities, and cultures all over the world centre themselves around food and this is especially true in India, a country where much emphasis is placed on […]
Here is a collection of 25 toolkits on mental health, wellness, and self-care that cater to five themes (Disability, Gender, Race, Religion, and Migration).
Dalit voices are not represented in mainstream media but fortunately, a few podcasts have risen to fill this vacuum. We recommend the five episodes below.
This mix of books try to sensitively question the gaze and at the same time offer a much-needed insight into the multilayered impact of caste on mental health and wellbeing.
There is a steady, albeit small, stream of research accumulating information on the experiences of members of indigenous or Adivasi communities without forcefully categorizing and reducing these experiences. Here is a list of authors writing such research.
Inspired by Black History Month, April, the birth month of Dr B.R. Ambedkar, is celebrated as Dalit History Month to commemorate Dalit resistance and accomplishments and is a continued call for social justice. Here are a few documentary recommendations to understand the deep-rootedness of the caste system in India. #1 India Untouched – Stories of […]
This Dalit History Month and National Poetry Writing Month, when we are surrounded by stories of Dalit struggles and accomplishments and poetry, here are some verses that take an anti-caste stance! These verses are an expression of the historical marginalization of Dalits and are a call for equality. Of course, as Chandramohan tells us, it is not enough to read Dalit poetry but also to understand the politics that inform it.