Gender

Justice for Women Amidst COVID-19

A new report documents major challenges to women’s access to justice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and puts forth recommendations to accelerate action and push back ...

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Of Abusive Power & Complicit Silence

Reema Moudgil walks us through three documentaries streaming right now, which show the ultimate culmination of the Bois Locker Room culture. And what happens when one gender i...

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Woman of Song: Usha Khanna

Dhruv Somani makes a case to revisit Usha Khanna, one of Bollywood’s few and certainly the most prolific and popular women composers. Women have been increasingly makin...

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When the necktie was described in Hindi as Kant-Lungoth

“They were there You thought- always in your care But they grew up and drifted away Even as my hairs grew grey, And they in turn will find That it’s all we pr...

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These are the world’s 100 most influential people in gender policy this year, researchers say.

Michelle Obama, Melinda Gates and the IMF’s Christine Lagarde have been named among the world’s most influential people in gender policy this year. Apolitical, a ...

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Thousands march in support of women’s rights in Jakarta

On Saturday, the 27th April, thousands of people marched from Jalan Sudirman road to the National Monument (Monas) in Jakarta - for the 2019 Women’s March to support wom...

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Sex selective abortions lead to gender ratio distortions in 12 countries

According to a recent global study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, abortions based on sex selection have led to larger-than...

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A young woman becomes a ‘symbol of hope’ for protestors in Sudan

On the 8th of April, an image of a young woman standing above a crowd in Khartoum, Sudan went viral among social media. As tens of thousands crowded the roads in front of the ...

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Microsoft employees protest discrimination and harassment at workplace

According to reports, a large group of Microsoft employees who were dressed in white - met with CEO Satya Nadella and top human resources executive, Kathleen Ho...

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Lack of right size spacesuits cancels NASA’s first all-female spacewalk

NASA cancelled plans for its first all-female spacewalk on the 29th March as the agency didn’t have enough spacesuits that fit the astronauts. It seems that there weren&...

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Video Gaga

Film historian Dhruv Somani excavates the exclusive made-for video movies by Nari Hira a...

May 25 2020

Sunil Dutt – 6th June 1929 to 25th May 2005

I had  met  Sunil Dutt  more than  once, writes Humra Quraishi in he...

May 25 2020

Minority Report

Khalid Mohamed writes on the ceaseless ghettoization of Muslim characters in B-town&rsqu...

May 24 2020