Gender

Status Single & Lockdown Part II

Sreemoyee Piu Kundu says, due to the Covid-19 lockdown, many women are walking the tightrope of working at home and also working from home. The virus outbreak has highlighted...

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Status Single & Lockdown

On April 1, 45-year-old auditor, divorcee, Kriva, who quit her last job in December after being harassed for being single, picked on for looking ‘like a patient,’ ...

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Speak English, Drink Rum: Women at the workplace

Vinta Nanda recalls the times when she was a smoker, enjoyed drinking rum and coke every other evening and also spoke fluent English. I’m talking about a time towards t...

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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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Voices: Where the mind is without fear

On India’s Independence Day, Monarose Sheila Pereira speaks to several people to u...

August 15 2020

The Forever Story: Protima Gauri (Bedi)

Humra  Quraishi writes that Protima Bedi, was the quintessential modern Indian woma...

August 14 2020

That Classic Conflict: Bandish Bandits

Khalid Mohamed reviews the web series Bandish Bandits… and more fare currently sh...

August 14 2020