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LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Body Shaming, Women, Swim suit, Bikini politics

Will Priyanka Chopra’s Baywatch help normalise swimsuits for Indians?

Indian women continue to wonder what is it that makes a bikini obscene.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Women, Laadli Awards, Books

Laadli Media Awards 2017 for books were won by portraits of Indian women's strength

Does the display of agency and choice matter more than acceptance of human foibles and external circumstances?

VOICES

 |  6-minute read

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Gender, Women, Feminism

Why 'your' feminism versus 'mine' doesn't help anyone but yourself

Let's reflect on why it's a highly individuated resistance that distances itself from questioning systemic inequalities.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Narendra Modi, Rohtak Gang Rape, Nirbhaya Rape case, Women

Women are more unsafe in Modi's India (and data proves that)

Anyone remembers BJP using the slogan 'bahut hua naari par atyachaar, abki baar Modi sarkar' post Nirbhaya?

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Misogyny, Sexual assault, Women, India

India no longer feels sick about rapes

The same nation which saw outrage spill on to its streets over Nirbhaya can't even be bothered about Rohtak gangrape.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Rape, Patriarchy, Women, Mythology

What these 4 women characters from Indian mythology tell us about rape culture

Time we relook at patriarchy because it's directly linked to sexual crimes against women.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut  |  3-minute read
Into The Water, Literature, Women

Two new books explore troublesome women with pasts they want to forget

'Domina' and 'Into the Water' are dark tales of loss and betrayal, with the worst of human behaviour on display.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Women, Muslim personal law, Triple Talaq

Dear Muslim women: Don't stop at triple talaq. Go beyond divorce

The real battle is to correct labour and wage imbalances. Fight for inheritance and your right to work.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
AFSPA, Women, Jammu and Kashmir

How does a Kashmiri woman tell the world her story of rape and sexual violence by security forces?

[Book excerpt] Accepting the sounds of silence is a way of acknowledging a woman’s dignity and pain.