Gender

‘Own money’ a necessity for a woman’s true independence

Knowledge and awareness about personal finance is an absolute necessity to achieve true independence and equality. In such case, living in a world filled with male-dominance, ...

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‘Gender pay gap wider than last year,’ reports BBC

A research done by BBC found that in 4 in 10 companies the pay gap between the middle-earning woman and the middle-earning man had significantly increased. This is s...

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Being a role-model for other Senegalese Women

A 35 year-old woman, Marie Diouf referred to as the ‘Salt Queen’ works to transform the health of her nation Senegal. When the country privatized land in the area ...

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All-gender bathrooms in support of gender diversity

The access to bathrooms seems to be the most visible battle in today’s society for the transgender. People who identify as transgender suffer from discrimination and per...

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Morocco’s Women of Strength

Life is not easy for women living in the Atlas Mountains of central Morocco. Being a home to Amazigh population, their culture and language gained much influence. They are als...

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World Economic Forum attempts to integrate gender and equality into broader discussions

On the night of 22nd January (Tuesday), JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon checked in to the Panorama Hotel in Davos to have an informal discussion on the issues of gender along ...

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The unheard voices: Sexual abuse of boys barely addressed

According to a global study, sexual abuse of boys is “barely addressed” by the laws in many countries. The study was developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit w...

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‘Period hut’ kills a mother and her two sons in Nepal

Age-old practices have considered women to be impure during menstruation. The illegal practice of Chhaupadi is a tradition associated with the menstrual taboo i...

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A Record 102 Women create history after being sworn into the US Congress

A record of 102 women elected to US Congress made history on Thursday. The new congresspeople who took the oath of office in the US House of Representatives included the first...

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Stories that defined 2018 for Women around the World

Among all the gender bias, inequality, harassment and other delicate issues – 2018 was indeed a Year of the Women around the world. Hash tags such as #MeToo and #TimesUp...

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URMI JUVEKAR: The Storyteller

Aparajita Krishna deep dives to writer Urmi Juvekar’s life and journey as a creati...

November 26 2022

Art of Lines & Commas

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with Ashok Namdeo Hinge, calligrapher, graphic designer a...

November 25 2022

Bengali Cinema: A Middle Way to Tread

Satyabrata Ghosh explores the cinema of West Bengal to conclude how the median between a...

November 22 2022