Articles by TTE Team

Mind Map: Darbhanga

The Mind Map accompanies our Travel Log, The Third Eye’s travel fellowship that mentored 13 writers and image-makers from across India’s bylanes to reimagine the idea of the city through a feminist lens.

Volume 003 City

Our latest edition on the City is now live! This edition brings together those that dream of cities, those who live in cities, and those who build cities.

Coronavirus and Vaccination: All You Need To Know

After months of the pandemic induced lockdown, our lives are slowly coming back to normal—going out to work, meeting friends and relatives, shopping in stores. How has this become possible? An important factor has been the Covid vaccine.

Black Box Ep 2: Pandita Ramabai

In this episode, Rizwana Fatima performs the story of Pandita Ramabai, who in her lifetime, saw waves of famine and the bubonic plague. This story encapsulates her life experiences during the calamity, where she witnessed tragedy in her family and yet, saved many lives through her relief work and writings.

Swasthya Se Yaad Aaya…

Women from grassroots collectives in Bihar met us on Zoom and talked to us about all things health. From hung servers to healthcare centres that could be mistaken for stables—seeking healthcare in rural India is often a thrilling ride.

“Communities have to be the first stakeholder in any conversation around health. They will pick the right solutions.”

Tribal Health Initiative (THI) was started in 1992 by Dr. Regi George and Dr. Lalitha Regi. Medical graduates from Alappuzha, Kerala, the two backpacked across India in the early ’90s to look for a place that could use them most. They reached Sittilingi, a land of hills and Malavasis (‘Hill People’), with an infant mortality rate of 150, the highest in India.

Indebted

The right to health is one of our fundamental rights. But even after 75 years of independence, are health services available equitably to all? The Covid 19 pandemic has laid bare the faults in India’s public health infrastructure.

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