Gender

In ‘Cloud Nine,’ Artist Kate Durbin Asks Women ‘What Have You Done For Money?’

Head over to the website for Los Angeles-based artist Kate Durbin’s newest project, “Cloud Nine,” and you’ll be greeted by a few lustful mouths lined w...

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Rape Culture Is A Contract We Never Actually Signed

Rape culture is a contract we never actually signed. It’s a contract that says Hey, sure, you can totally say and do anything you want to my body — you deserve it!...

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6 Indian Women Figure In Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women List

At a time when 49% of Indian women have never accessed Internet, this comes as a gentle reminder that Indian women cannot be taken lightly. In the recent Forbes List of 100 Mo...

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Thousands Of Women Sign Petition Against The ‘Tampon Tax’

After nearly 100,000 people signed a petition demanding to “remove the unfair tampon tax,” some Australian officials are considering a policy change to exempt sani...

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India Gets Its First Transgender College Principal

India, probably the world, will get its first transgender college principal when Manabi Bandopadhyay takes charge of Krishnagar Women’s College in West Bengal on June 9....

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“‘Dowry Calculator’ Is A New Way Of Looking At An Old Problem”: Aditya Save, Chief Marketing Officer, Shaadi.Com

Dowry, the deeply ingrained social evil, is often associated with arranged marriages. The regressive tradition has been spoken of in abundance, but occurrences of crime agains...

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The Film By Two Women That Has Wall Street Talking

Hollywood hasn’t released a notable female-led film set on Wall Street for 27 years. Not since Mike Nichols’s 1988 comedy Working Girl—starring Melanie Griff...

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‘Pitch Perfect 2’ Makes 2015 A Historic Year For Women In Hollywood

The success of Pitch Perfect 2 isn’t just good news for musical comedy fans; it’s also a historic win for women behind the camera. The Elizabeth Banks-directed seq...

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CBSE, State Boards To Bring In Gender Sensitivity Modules

With the increasing emphasis on gender sensitivity and issues of violence against women, both the CBSE and the State board are taking steps to sensitise their students and sta...

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UNICEF: Dalit Girls Most Excluded From Primary Education In India

A report just released by UNICEF and UNESCO on out of school children in India highlights that Dalit girls have the highest primary school exclusion rate in India. The report ...

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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