Gender

Understanding The Relationship Between Indian Women & Skirts

From school uniforms to dressing feminine for brand positioning— the life cycle of an Indian skirt Politicians and their overzealous Twitter followers should stay awa...

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India's Deepening Gender Imbalance

The sex ratio at birth for most Indian states is below normal India’s problem of gender imbalance may be deepening, with virtually all corners of the country now affe...

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How A Growing Number Of Muslim Cleric Women Are Challenging Traditional Narratives

Recent terrorist attacks such as the one in London inevitably lead to coverage of Islamist ideology, Muslim culture and Muslim women’s rights. What is often missing, ...

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Rupi Kaur: I Was Sick Of Being Silent All The Time

Poet Rupi Kaur used Instagram to build a captive audience for her poetry about survival, womanhood, abuse, love and loss - with 1.3 million followers and counting. She expl...

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9 Other Superheroines Who Need Their Own Movie Adaptations

This week, director Patty Jenkins made history. She became the first woman director to head up a summer blockbuster ― a big-budget sector of the film industry typically r...

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This Web Series Wants To Educate Indians About The Trans Community

At the recent Kashish Film Festival, I watched an absolutely brilliant movie called Chudala. It told the story of a trans man who returns to his home after years of struggl...

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The Gender Wars Of Household Chores: A Feminist Comic

The French comic artist Emma illustrates the concept of the ‘mental load’. When a man expects his partner to ask him to do things, he is viewing her as the mana...

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Behind The Suicide Of An IIT Scholar In Delhi, A Struggle Between New Ambitions And Old Restraints

Her Facebook photos reveal a young woman who liked to travel, dress up, pose and smile. You see her patting her hair and sticking a hip out like the Marilyn Monroe wax stat...

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Women TTE's Posted On Shatabdi To Ahmedabad

Mumbai: After successfully assigning women train ticket examiners (TTEs) in the Bandra- Surat Intercity Express, Western Railway (WR) has now posted them on the premium Mum...

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Bangladesh: Empowering & Employing Women In The Garment Business

The garment industry in Bangladesh has played a significant role in economically uplifting a large cohort of poor and vulnerable women. The opportunity to be gainfully empl...

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The State - Unflinching Drama on the IS death cult.

Somehow, we all agree to have squandered our hours away facebooking, but some people ...

September 18 2017

The Price we pay for ‘The Love of Chocolate’

Reporters have travelled across Ivory Coast where the main cocoa plantation business ...

September 18 2017

Om Shanti Om – What do the Millennials Say?

Youth not so inclined to bhajans and spiritual songs has been a problem for ages. But...

September 18 2017