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last contributed to D+C/E+Z in autumn of 2021. She is an associate professor at the Hyderabad campus of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and the chairperson of its School of Public Policy and Governance.

All articles of Ipsita Sapra

Online classes

What new problems digitised classrooms create

For young Indian women, online classes go along with serious new challenges

Women’s health

Avoidable surgical interventions

India has too many unsafe abortions – and too many Caesarean sections

Women’s health

Still a distant dream

Despite considerable progress, India’s maternal mortality rate remains very high

Private sector

Unlocking potential

Private-sector companies in India realise the benefits of employing persons with disabilities

Special needs

Dysfunctional support system

India's state-run system for providing educational opportunities to persons with disabilities is deeply flawed


Not for everyone

India must do much more to provide social protection to all its people


Rough patch for anti-graft movement

India's anti-corruption activists need to reconsider strategy

Rural democracy

Living in the villages

After 25 years of elected village councils in India, democracy still needs to be deepened


No voice

Consequences of disability in India

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