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While a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) bears the potential to liberate Indian women from the religious chains that have bound them for centuries, those opposing it seem to want to keep the shackles intact....
Violence against men and boys is a serious feminist issue, but advocating for gender-neutral laws is misguided.
Girls and women constitute almost half of the population of India, yet they are deprived of acce to resources and opportunities in comparison to their male counterparts, often becoming victims of dis...
The major improvement has been in education where India has managed to close its gap entirely in primary and secondary education.
While we have seen some progre in women's status politically, socially, culturally and economically worldwide, there is still a lot more to be done to increase their representation at workplaces. If...
I don't think it is in my nature to be confrontational. Unle it is with my parents or people who I know very well, I don't usually pick fights or arguments, even if there's a difference of opinion. M...
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Painting a brighter future.
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Is the increased visibility of naked female athletic bodies transforming the concept of contemporary femininity?
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India, a country best known today for its rising economic might, is the worst place to be a woman. On Sunday, 25 July 2016, an Israeli woman was gang-raped in Manali, India. The incident is a gruesome...
Women are constantly fighting a battle for equality. In India, they are also currently fighting to be treated as equals in the eyes of their gods. Indian feminism has always been a rather unique debate, owing to various ethnic influences that are characteristic of the cultural minefield that India is. However, this debate encompasses not only feminism, but religious practices and their conflict with constitutional law.
For members from the LGBTQ community, coming out can prove a challenging experience. It can prove even more testing in India, a country that still outlaws same gender sex. Moreover, despite the increa...
Stop Acid Attacks
In 2015, Delhi-based Kaanchi Chopra decided to put her skills as an artist to some good use, and set forth to addre pre ing global i ues with her stack of crayons. The 17-year old, who calls herself...
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Without adequate medical, psychological or legal support to help in their healing, several survivors of acid abuse are falling through the cracks of the justice system. Now, instead of waiting to navigate this system, many are focusing on recovering on their own terms. What's more, they are pro-actively creating solutions for other survivors.
There have been intense politics around caste identity, linguistic identity, regional identity, religious identity and a lot of other identities that can be manufactured but there's hardly a whisper about the electoral potential of gender as an identity.