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"It will be their discretion to use father/mother's name in passport."
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It promises 33% reservation to women in Lok Sabha and state assemblies.
"To protect you from your own hormonal outbursts, perhaps a lakshman rekha is drawn."
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For women the world over, romantic love has been a fantasy, a dream, a hope—growing up, we've been nurtured on Snow White and Beauty and the Beast, and then later When Harry met Sally, Barbara C...
Directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, Pink is a story of three modern, independent women -- Minal Arora (Taapsee Pannu), Falak Ali (Kirti Kulhari) and Andrea (Andrea Tariang) -- who share an apartment...
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Leena Yadav's 'Parched', which stars Radhika Apte, Tannishtha Chatterjee, and Surveen Chawla, hits theatres across the country on September 23.
"India doesn't need more rules to protect women, we need more Meenakshi Ammas." So goes a viral Facebook video that showcases a woman in a tightly-knotted sari fighting a man with a wooden stick. The...
When Shabana Shaikh graduated from school, all she wanted was a car that she could drive around in Mumbai, the city she had grown up in. She knew how remote the chances were of her wish coming true. H...
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Google India and the Tata Trust launched their Internet literacy program 'Internet Saathi' for rural women in West Bengal. The program aims to reach 400 villages and teach 1 lakh women in the state ho...
Smartphones and social networks have brought the world to our fingertips, giving voice to many who would have otherwise remained unheard. It is up to us, now, to exercise the choice and freedom that technology affords us to get out of our comfort zone. Today, we can choose. To listen and be heard. To discover the world, and ourselves. To discover the magic of human connections and the incredible possibilities they represent.
I honestly do not see the loud, all-encompassing and empowering message of the day trickling down to the people who really need that push. My helper doesn't care. Nor does a friend caught in a bad marriage. Their battle is solitary and this day is not going to change anything for them...
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Our society does not really nurture ambitious women. They are depicted in movies as selfish and quite possibly evil, neglecting home and hearth for personal gain. At work too, they may be written off for challenging roles after marriage because of their family responsibilities. There are many such stereotypes that prevent a woman from reaching out and achieving her full professional potential. I have been there too.
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I didn't realize the power of financial independence until the day I stopped working and stopped earning. As long as my husband could support my and my family's needs, was it still important that I contribute to our monthly income too? Was it not contribution enough that I was tending to our family and taking care of all their non-financial needs? For lots of reasons, I started realizing that the answer to that question, for me, was no.
KARACHI/ISLAMABAD -- An Oscar-winning filmmaker hopes her latest Academy Award-nominated documentary will help bring tougher laws against honour killings in Pakistan, which account for the deaths of h...