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Mum's The Word: How Brands Are Breaking The Stereotype, One Ad At A Time

Mum's The Word: How Brands Are Breaking The Stereotype, One Ad At A Time

As women become more proficient in balancing their personal and professional responsibilities, brands are doing their bit to break the stereotypes around mothers and motherhood.

08 May 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

19 April 2022

I Have Been Breaking Stereotypes Since Childhood: Adam Harry, First Transgender To Have Private Pilot Licence

'Since childhood, I have been breaking stereotypes, says Adam Harry, the first transgender to get a private pilot licence.

Short Story: You, Jackass

Short Story: You, Jackass

In this critically-acclaimed short fiction, eminent Gujarati writer Sundaram explores female sexuality delicately and with a remarkably balanced approach,...

16 April 2022

Seeing Women As Homemakers Patriarchal Mindset, Says SC

The top court said that the true aim of achieving substantive equality must be fulfilled by the State in recognizing the persistent patterns of discrimination...

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08 March 2022
Indian Corporates Keep Women Out Of Company Boards, Finds Study

Indian Corporates Keep Women Out Of Company Boards, Finds Study

A Deloitte report reveals that women only hold 17.1% board seats in India, a trend which is not at variance with what happens in other countries


01 March 2022
Zero Discrimination Day:  Society's Inequities And Class Divide Through Cinema's Lens

Zero Discrimination Day: Society's Inequities And Class Divide Through Cinema's Lens

There are a few films in recent times that have captured the inequities and class discrimination perfectly onscreen. On Zero Discrimination Day, here’s...


07 February 2022
Gaali Bandh Ghar: A Fight Against The Misogyny Of Cuss Words

Gaali Bandh Ghar: A Fight Against The Misogyny Of Cuss Words

Women are often defined on the basis of their relationship with men. And cuss words in all languages reflect this disparity.


17 December 2021
South Korea's Sexist Ad Draws Public Ire For Comparing Women With Cows

South Korea's Sexist Ad Draws Public Ire For Comparing Women With Cows

South Korea's biggest dairy firm 'Seoul Milk' has come under fire for comparing women with cows in one of its recent commercials.


19 April 2021
Anemia: Consequence Of Intergenerational Malnutrition

Anemia: Consequence Of Intergenerational Malnutrition

A UNICEF report states that over 80 percent of adolescents suffer from ‘hidden hunger’. The goal is to meet the intergenerational nutrition gap through...


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16 April 2021
Not Content To Be Second Leads

Not Content To Be Second Leads

The Indian film industry underpaid and undermined female artistes for far too long. A new generation of women have triggered a pushback.


01 April 2021
India Slips 28 Ranks To 140 On Gender Gap Index

India Slips 28 Ranks To 140 On Gender Gap Index

Among India's neighbours, Bangladesh ranked 65, Nepal 106, Pakistan 153, Afghanistan 156, Bhutan 130 and Sri Lanka 116.


18 August 2020
‘Gender Is Race: Women Are A Separate Race’

‘Gender Is Race: Women Are A Separate Race’

Migrations, languages, genes...even the colour of brides. From Kerala to the Caribbean. Writers Peggy Mohan and Nalini Natarajan discuss a radically new way to...


18 August 2020
‘Gender Is Race: Women Are A Separate Race’

‘Gender Is Race: Women Are A Separate Race’

Migrations, languages, genes...even the colour of brides. From Kerala to the Caribbean. Writers Peggy Mohan and Nalini Natarajan discuss a radically new way to...


30 July 2020
#ChallengeAccepted Has The Potential To Unite Women, Encourage Solidarity And Feel Connected

#ChallengeAccepted Has The Potential To Unite Women, Encourage Solidarity And Feel Connected

Social media can be used to create a sense of belonging among the participants. It is the first step towards mobilising a socially and geographically dispersed...


15 April 2020
The Gendered Impact Of Coronavirus Pandemic In India

The Gendered Impact Of Coronavirus Pandemic In India

There is a need to recognize the extent to which Coronavirus pandemic affects women and men differently in order to understand how health emergency affects...


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17 April 2020
I Am Optimistic About How Conversations Shape The World: Sona Mohapatra

I Am Optimistic About How Conversations Shape The World: Sona Mohapatra

In conversation with singer Sona Mohapatra about the documentary Shut Up Sona and why despite the relentless exhortations, she refuses to shut up.


14 February 2020
Gujarat College Asks 68 Girls To Remove Undergarments To Prove They Weren't Menstruating

Gujarat College Asks 68 Girls To Remove Undergarments To Prove They Weren't Menstruating

The institute's religious norms bar women from entering the temple and kitchen area while menstruating.


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