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We The People: Discrimination Can Be A Lonely Battle, Says Bihar Artist

We The People: Discrimination Can Be A Lonely Battle, Says Bihar Artist

Artist Ranjeeta Kumari explores displacement and migration in her work and depicts the loneliness of gender and caste, which stems from her own story of growing up in a Harijan colony in Patna

15 August 2022
Rishi Sunak Refutes Racism Factor In British PM Race

Rishi Sunak Refutes Racism Factor In British PM Race

Former Chancellor Rishi Sunak acknowledges ‘playing catch-up’ to Liz Truss in the race as he continues his campaign tour of the UK to win over Conservative...

31 July 2022

Despite Progressive Abortion Laws, Indian Women Turn To WhatsApp For Help

Sometimes women also go through an emotional conflict before getting an abortion even though they know it is a practical thing, and something they are choosing...

Book Excerpt: Why Are Women Missing From Public Spaces?

Book Excerpt: Why Are Women Missing From Public Spaces?

When the public space is hostile, women have no choice but to accept the misogynistic definition of a woman’s rightful place in society.

26 June 2022

Jennifer Lopez Praised After Using Gender-Neutral Pronouns To Introduce Her Child Emme

Jennifer Lopez introduced her child Emme using gender-neutral pronouns during a public event.

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04 June 2022
Women In The Workplace: They Broke The Glass Ceiling But Now Walk On The Shards

Women In The Workplace: They Broke The Glass Ceiling But Now Walk On The Shards

And that most niggling question of all, from young women: has the status of women in the workplace really improved, or will we still face gender barriers and...


08 May 2022
Aila, Amphan, Asani: What's In A Cyclone's Name?

Aila, Amphan, Asani: What's In A Cyclone's Name?

The word, which can have a maximum of eight letters, should not be offensive to any member country or hurt the sentiments of any group of population.


08 May 2022
Mother's Day Is A Reminder That Majority Of Women's Work Remains Unpaid

Mother's Day Is A Reminder That Majority Of Women's Work Remains Unpaid

Mother’s Day has always been my least favourite of holidays or occasions. Why must there be just one day to celebrate motherhood?


07 May 2022
He Is A Doctor, She A Nurse: How Language Carries Gender Bias Into Algorithms, Perpetuates Status Quo

He Is A Doctor, She A Nurse: How Language Carries Gender Bias Into Algorithms, Perpetuates Status Quo

In a society that is heavily becoming dependent on big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning systems, it is crucial to ensure that this data comes...


30 April 2022
Book Review: Faith, Gender, and Activism in the Punjab Conflict

Book Review: Faith, Gender, and Activism in the Punjab Conflict

Baljit Kaur is a trailblazer, but also a woman—like too many of our mothers and grandmothers—whose decades-long contributions have received scant...


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19 April 2022
Balancing out the gender equity equation, smartly

Balancing out the gender equity equation, smartly

In a sector known for its colossal gender skill gap, OBLU Select Lobigili resort in the Maldives has taken conscious steps to have 85% women in its workforce


17 April 2022
Trans Heroes: Meet Trans Bodybuilder Breaking Fitness Stereotypes

Trans Heroes: Meet Trans Bodybuilder Breaking Fitness Stereotypes

Trans people are human beings and their hearts beat too, says Aryan Pasha, the first trans bodybuilder in India


18 March 2022
Is India Inc Getting Ready To Welcome Gender Diversity

Is India Inc Getting Ready To Welcome Gender Diversity

The transgender community is trying to find its India Inc. Companies claim to profess inclusive policies, but acceptability in a corporate environment is a...


12 March 2022
Notes From My Journal: Ruminations On Memory, Love And Leadership

Notes From My Journal: Ruminations On Memory, Love And Leadership

A young woman writer navigates through personal and professional spaces, recording moments that shape us.


11 March 2022
Maharashtra: Gender Ratio In Raigad Rises To 977 Girls For 1000 Boys In 2020-21

Maharashtra: Gender Ratio In Raigad Rises To 977 Girls For 1000 Boys In 2020-21

The ratio of girls to 1,000 boys in the district was 948 in 2017-18, which rose to 960 in 2018-19 and then to 969 in 2019-20, they said.


08 March 2022
International Women's Day: These Female Bikers are Smashing Gender Stereotypes

International Women's Day: These Female Bikers are Smashing Gender Stereotypes

Quashing gender norms, these female bikers have created a stir in the biking circuit 


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21 January 2022
Who Am I: The Gender Bias In India’s Oral Storytelling

Who Am I: The Gender Bias In India’s Oral Storytelling

The epics have been used and abused over many patriarchal eras, their relevance convoluted to shove a regressive concoction down the throats of youngsters.


20 November 2021
Struggle For A Gender-Inclusive Dress Code In Kerala

Struggle For A Gender-Inclusive Dress Code In Kerala

A teacher has refused to accept a job offer as the institution insisted that she wear saree on campus. Meanwhile, a government school has introduced...


27 October 2021
US Expected To Issue Its First Passport With 'X' Gender Marker

US Expected To Issue Its First Passport With 'X' Gender Marker

The State Department expects to be able to offer the option to nonbinary, intersex and gender-nonconforming people early next year.


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