Ignored at the ballot box: The absence of climate change in Indian politics

The 2024 Lok Sabha elections are over and the vital topic of climate change has once again been ignored. Climate change’s critical importance is overlooked in Indian political discourse due to economic priorities, governance issues and a lack of public awareness, despite the urgent need for climate action given the vulnerability of the Indian subcontinent to climate-induced disasters.

Hush no more: Breaking the silence around STIs

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 2.5 million people lose their lives annually owing to global HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).