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Dutch Diary: A Gypsy At Heart Recalls Her Travels Through Leiden

Dutch Diary: A Gypsy At Heart Recalls Her Travels Through Leiden

If Leiden is a city with a rich cultural heritage, then, having been born and educated in the city—Rembrandt is undoubtedly its most famous bequest to the world of art.

22 June 2022
Sex And The City: Down Jasmine-scented Alleys Of Memory

Sex And The City: Down Jasmine-scented Alleys Of Memory

A short film that chronicles Calcutta’s rapid transformation into a megalopolis after colonisation, through the unique lens of sex work

21 June 2022

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: As Govt Turns A Blind Eye, Nari Adalats Struggle To Survive In UP

Until recently, Nari Adalats across rural belts in Uttar Pradesh offered women suffering from domestic abuse a support system. Then the government folded up...

Sex In Marriage: Criminalising Marital Rape Will Save Institution Of Marriage

Sex In Marriage: Criminalising Marital Rape Will Save Institution Of Marriage

The recent split verdict from a division bench of the Delhi high court has once again brought to light an age-old debate in India with regard to the role of...

18 June 2022

How A Small Media Group Looked At MeToo Through The Eyes Of Rural Women

With Khabar Lahariya’s embedded, invested local understanding of crisscrossing relationships, or those that sour and sweeten over time, holding an absolute...

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16 June 2022
Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Defamation Case: Whose Victory Is It, Anyway?

Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Defamation Case: Whose Victory Is It, Anyway?

The Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation case and its verdict have been publicly presented as a resounding victory for Depp and confirmation of his 'objective'...


16 June 2022
With Cracks In MeToo Movement And Silencing Of Women, How Do We Fight The Might Of Patriarchy?

With Cracks In MeToo Movement And Silencing Of Women, How Do We Fight The Might Of Patriarchy?

#MeToo is a movement that dared to collectivize suffering, empathy, and perhaps hope. The celebrity trial in the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard case might have...


17 June 2022
‘Despite Covid, We Have Done A Lot Of Work’: Himachal CM Jairam Thakur

‘Despite Covid, We Have Done A Lot Of Work’: Himachal CM Jairam Thakur

Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur talks to Outlook’s Ashutosh Bhardwaj on several issues ranging from the Khalistan challenge in Himachal, Mohan Bhagwat’s...


17 June 2022
Remarks Against Prophet Muhammad: A History Of Blasphemy

Remarks Against Prophet Muhammad: A History Of Blasphemy

Can free speech have any redline? Are taunts at the Prophet of Islam deliberately aimed to provoke reaction? These are vexing questions the world has been...


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21 June 2022
Caught In The Crosshairs: Tales Of Sexual Violence Women Face In Conflict Zones

Caught In The Crosshairs: Tales Of Sexual Violence Women Face In Conflict Zones

Across states where insurgencies are rife, women are among the worst victims during security operations as justice elude the victims and errant security...


17 June 2022
'Not Our Shame, Not Our Fault': Harrowing Experience Of A Sexual Harassment Victim

'Not Our Shame, Not Our Fault': Harrowing Experience Of A Sexual Harassment Victim

How does an 18-year-old speak up in 2005 about a man who claims to be best friends with the state’s CM? An attempt to bring a perpetrator named in the #MeToo...


17 June 2022
Arriving At Awareness And Acceptance Of One’s Sexual Orientation During A Sex Crime

Arriving At Awareness And Acceptance Of One’s Sexual Orientation During A Sex Crime

Protest and consent are two sides of a coin and in the absence of one, the other becomes a choice, albeit in the garb of coercion. For the LGBTQAI+ community...


17 June 2022
Village Voice: Women In Rural India Speaking Up And Speaking Out

Village Voice: Women In Rural India Speaking Up And Speaking Out

The effect of the #MeToo movement can be seen percolating into India’s vast rural hinterlands. But a lot still remains to be done.


17 June 2022
Did MeToo Create A Safer Workplace For Women In India?

Did MeToo Create A Safer Workplace For Women In India?

The progress is slow, the resistance to recognition and redress of sexual harassment in the workplace is high, but across India, the tide might just be turning


17 June 2022
MeToo In India: The Women Who Dared To Speak Out

MeToo In India: The Women Who Dared To Speak Out

As most of the aggressors named and shamed in #MeToo remain unscathed, the women’s battles are far from over even though the social media-generated movement...


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20 June 2022
MeToo And Beyond: Women’s Safety Goes Beyond The Law

MeToo And Beyond: Women’s Safety Goes Beyond The Law

As the Johnny Depp judgment opens a can of worms, legal experts in India say sexual harassment of women is deep-rooted and can’t be eradicated only through...


10 June 2022
Goa Diary: Believe It Or Not, I Am Goan

Goa Diary: Believe It Or Not, I Am Goan

Three of my grandparents were Goans and Catholic by religious orientation. That is often the long-winded explanation I have to offer in order to justify my...


12 June 2022
Reviving A Checked Past With Goa’s Gawda Kapodd

Reviving A Checked Past With Goa’s Gawda Kapodd

The Gawda kapodd, evolved as the Kunbi weave, has crossed the boundaries of caste, religion and region, but care must be taken to preserve and keep it in...


12 June 2022
Whose Pão Is it: Into The World Of Goa’s Famed Bread

Whose Pão Is it: Into The World Of Goa’s Famed Bread

A new fiction film on the business of baking bread highlights Goa’s desire to hold on to adlear tempar or ‘the way things were’, gauged through the...


10 June 2022
What Drives Sanatan Sanstha, The Controversial Hindu Right-wing Organisation?

What Drives Sanatan Sanstha, The Controversial Hindu Right-wing Organisation?

Founded in 1990 by Dr Jayant Balaji Atavale, a hypnotherapist, the Sanatan Sanstha is registered as a charitable organisation. A few people linked to the...


10 June 2022
Temple Run: Clash Of History And Faith Threatens Age-old Communal Harmony In Goa

Temple Run: Clash Of History And Faith Threatens Age-old Communal Harmony In Goa

For generations now, absence of consistent and rigorous public discourse about Goa’s colonial history had led to a tentatively harmonious co-existence of...


11 June 2022
A Story And A Recipe Frozen In Time, From The Idylls Of Goa's Khazans

A Story And A Recipe Frozen In Time, From The Idylls Of Goa's Khazans

Friendship, romance and a pint of urrack. A bitter-sweet story from the banks of River Zuari.


09 June 2022
Syrena’s Elegy: Goa As An Allegory Of A Mermaid

Syrena’s Elegy: Goa As An Allegory Of A Mermaid

A tale of a sensuous mermaid through her blithe adolescence, meditative adulthood and grim old age—that's the story of Goa too


09 June 2022
Tears Of The Mermaid: The Melancholy Of Goa

Tears Of The Mermaid: The Melancholy Of Goa

The story of Goa is in many ways our story. And we decided to tell its story from the point of view of an old mermaid. We decided to make the mermaid speak to...


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