social hierarchy

  • Nagaland: Influence of social hierarchy in mainstreaming women into politics
    Ketholeno Neihu Kohima | October 28 Women in Nagaland enjoy and exercise their voting franchise as they feel it is directly associated to their day to day lives but they fail to associate themselves with politics. For many of them, it is exclusively a ‘male business’.  Neivi, a woman in her 40s in Kohima, echoes the sentiment. “We come to help in the kitchen and vote on the polling day but what can women do beyond that amongst assembled men discussing issu