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LIFE

 |  6-minute read
Women's identity, Women's sexual pleasure, Menstrual Hygiene, Women's Rights

Women's Day: Diamonds, dresses, dates? What is today about anyway? Here's what

Let us talk of 'celebrating' Women's Day when we have the right to identity, the right to menstrual hygiene and the right to orgasm.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Hijab, Women's Rights, Ibtihaj muhammad, Barbie

Finally, an inclusive Barbie: The hijab Barbie is far more equal and modern than the doll's other variants

No, a hijab does not automatically equal oppression.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Women's Rights, October Revolution, Russian revolution, Women's Day

How Lenin and Russian Revolution in 1917 played a role in the origin of Women's Day

March 8 is a day to strengthen the fight against the 21st century struggles where women are still vying for equality, choice, freedom, peace and justice.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Women's Rights, Parliament, Women's Reservation Bill

Why the women’s reservation bill is important now more than ever

It cannot be such a difficult thing to pass the bill when all parties agree that more women are needed in the (legislative) Houses.

VARIETY

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Gender justice, Women's Rights, Property, Supreme Court

Why Supreme Court’s recent verdict on women’s inheritance rights is significant

The fact that women have to reach the last court of appeal to get justice says a lot about our society.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Congress, BJP, Sexism, Women's Rights

How Indian politics has let its women down

Even decades after Independence, no significant challenge has yet been mounted for women’s rights in Indian politics.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Women's Rights, Supreme Court, Kerala love jihad, Hadiya case

Hadiya case is an example of how Indian society loves to cage women

Whether it is at home or school or work, our opinions and decisions are constantly undermined.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Violence, Women's Rights, Feminism, Women Empowerment

Why we cannot empower our girls until we raise our boys to be feminists

Feminism does not mean feminine, it means equality.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Hindutva, Women's Rights, Uniform Civil Code

Why Hindutva chorus for Uniform Civil Code is not about women's rights

Given the communal connotations it has become embroiled in, the UCC can't be used as a tool for making personal laws gender just.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Marital Rape, Jyoti Singh, Women's Rights, 70th Independence Day

India at 70: Where Indian women stand today

If women’s groups have consistently fought for change, the Indian State has not covered itself in glory where women are concerned.