Human Rights

Feminism in 21st Century: All Bark and No Bite?

A voyage back in time to the most revolutionary day unearths a story of its kind:  The Women’s Rights Convention held in 1848 painted an immediate change- women ...

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About Time: A Need To Quell Victimising Child Artistes

The drama realm of the Indian cinema and the reality shows have long been churning out massive profits plus harboring TRPs and a dedicated viewership owing to the child art...

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Jarawa: Life On The Edge

It’s late in the afternoon, and at the office of the Andaman Adim Janjati Vikas Samiti (AAJVS), villagers and Samiti members are recalling the time when people would ...

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Internet Is Bad For Indian Women

If you ever thought that the internet was free of any prejudice and that in its basic sense, it gives people equal rights to act and react, then you are wrong. The internet...

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Held Back By Social Norms, Share Of Working Women Not Improving Globally: UN

The share of women in the labour market globally is not increasing even though most females want paid work, according to a major report on employment trends. Social norms o...

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When Will Land Rights For South Asian Women Become A Reality?

While Meghalaya’s ancient culture empowers indigenous women with land ownership, legal protections to own and manage property are missing.In Meghalaya, India’s ...

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I Felt Like One Of My Father's Songbirds, Let Out Of Its Cage': Driving As A Woman In Saudi Arabia

It began as a protest and became a national talking point. A women’s rights activist reveals what happened when she filmed herself behind the wheel In 2011, as the Ar...

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In 'Hunger', Roxane Gay Unravels The Repercussions Of A Rape

In 2012, Roxane Gay, the founding essays editor at The Rumpus, published an essay ostensibly about about The Hunger Games. Those on Twitter who followed Gay — already...

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In Northeast India, The Movement For LGBT Rights Is Gaining Visibility

He was only 18. It was the first time he had joined a protest rally against the Supreme Court of India's ruling on homosexuality. ‘’It was the first ever public...

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Declare Instant Triple Talaq Invalid

Social boycotts and no-triple-talaq conditions in prenuptial contracts will not bring gender justice Ever since the Attorney General told the Supreme Court that the governm...

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Asia’s largest film making challenge, India film project, calls for entries!

Mumbai, July, 2017: Asia’s largest content creation festival, India Film Projec...

July 22 2017

WE Day Special: Change is in the Air

Making a difference no longer stays restricted to a certain age group. If one is comm...

July 22 2017

Meri Durga: Out-striding the Indian Orthodoxy

The Indian Television drama seems to haveshunned cooking its clichéd kitchen p...

July 22 2017