Dignity in death or discrimination in death?

“Death comes to one and all, and, the pandemic has brought pain, suffering, and death irrespective of class, caste, race, gender, sex, ethnicity and religion, etc. The haunting memories and the trauma faced by people during the pandemic tell us that this is the time for care, empathy, and kindness—toward oneself and others. And this is indeed a long haul that demands our collective strength and support.” An essay by Pakhi, a young volunteer at Sama. Continue reading

Our Rights Now! To Health, To Safe Abortion! 

Sama has co-created a short video along with community health workers, health activists, women leaders from Chhattisgarh as well as from Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar, which provides a glimpse into the diverse, collective and creative efforts that have contributed to challenging the ground reality with regard to perspectives, information and health care access to safe abortion. Continue reading