25 Intersectional Toolkits on Mental Health, Wellness, and Self Care
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).
Podcast Episodes on the Lived Experiences of Dalit Individuals
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.
10 Books Portraying the Lives of Individuals Struggling with Mental Health Issues
A 2011 World Health Organisation-sponsored study found that 36% of Indians suffered from a Major Depressive Episode (MDE) within their lifetime. That means India has the most number of people in the world who suffer from some form of depression at some point in their lives. Despite the worrisome statistics, social pressure to be “normal” […]
10 Books on Mental Health released in 2021 you should check out
Literature on mental health, especially intersectional mental health therefore becomes all the more crucial. As we witness a third Covid-19 wave in India, we bring to you a diverse selection of books on mental health released last year. Although not an exhaustive list, we hope these books catering to diverse mental health themes provide some respite in these difficult times.
Interview | Nafisa Baboo on Making Our Educational Spaces Disability-Inclusive
As schools move towards more inclusive models of education, we speak to Nafisa Baboo about her journey as a disability-inclusive educator, and how learning ecosystems can be transformed into holistic spaces for every child, regardless of their ability or disability.
Interview | Bhargavi Davar on a Value System for Inclusive Educational Spaces
In this interview, Belongg speaks to Bhargavi Davar, the director of Bapu Trust, about the practical implications of inclusive education and the value systems that underline it.
What do our Textbooks really Reflect? Understanding Biases in Formal Education Textbooks in India
In a deeply inequitable society, the importance of education as a tool to address systemic biases has been greatly emphasised. Many activists and practitioners, especially those from marginalised identities have advocated for equal access to quality education to empower communities to invest in their own language, politics and development. However, education as a social transformation […]
Disabled womxn are perceived as two extreme binaries – Asexual or Hypersexual: Anusha Misra
We spoke to Anusha Misra, founder of Revival Magazine, about disability, sexuality and more.