Category Archives: Education

Leaving the Glass Ceiling Behind; By Asma Masood

CAS article no. 0137/2016 Courtesy: Vidura, a journal of the Press Institute of India, July-September 2016 Volume 8 Issue 3.  Ages have passed since the tender feet of little girls in China were compressed into narrow shoes, and though women in that country are still struggling within the narrow walls of societal pressures, there’s a determination among them to progress. Asma Masood reports, buoyed by her recent visit to Beijing.  Women in China seem at first… Read Article →

Because They Too, Are Worth It: Gender Issues Among Rohingya Women; By Asma Masood

CAS article no. 0135/2016 Courtesy: Red Elephant Foundation This article has been published by Red Elephant Foundation (an Initiative for Peace and Gender Equality through Storytelling) to mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (August 9).  “In societies where men are truly confident of their own worth, women are not merely tolerated but valued.” ― Aung San Suu Kyi (From a speech read on video on August 31, 1995… Read Article →

Book Review: Nash equilibrium and India; By K. Subramanian

CAS article no. 0048/2016 Courtesy: The Hindu Kaushik Basu, An Economist in the Real World: The Art of Policymaking in India, Penquin Viking Books, Rs. 599. A great theoretician bends abstractions to suit real-world needs. Kaushik Basu’s academic credentials are impeccable. His first love is teaching and researching. He has taught at several universities in India and abroad. He has published more than 160 articles in scholarly journals and newspapers. Currently,… Read Article →