Residents of Adakata village listen to a program on community radio. Photo by Basudev Mahapatra.
Community radio stations have created a positive impact in rural communities where girls are still the ignored population.
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A looming health crisis in the Valley no one talks about.
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The authorities told her parents to get her treated for her 'disease'.
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NEW YORK ― Former Google engineer James Damore's controversial memo that led to his firing earlier this week cited evolutionary differences between men's and women's brains to criticize Google's gende...
The more things change...
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Bessi/Pixabay Carol Mann, Université Paris 8 - Vincennes Saint-Denis July 12 is National Hijab Day in Iran, a celebration that has been met by defiant protests by women driving headscarfless i...
We worship so many goddesses and we have had female prime ministers and presidents. So, is it too much to ask for an Indian female superhero? We've just witnessed the drama that unfolded with the 'lad...
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors | Hirshhorn Museum. anokarina/flickr, CC BY-SA Catesby Holmes, The Conversation; Clea Chakraverty, The Conversation; Fabrice Rousselot, The Conversation, and Stephan Sc...
Lina Abirafeh, Lebanese American University It's been a busy - and controversial - year for Wonder Woman. In October 2016, the United Nations made a curious appointment: Wonder Woman would be the glob...
The recent episode of kidnap and assault of a leading actress has prompted introspection about working conditions.
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Wonder Woman embodies the male fantasy of warrior women. Variety.com Christian-Georges Schwentzel, Université de Lorraine When the film Wonder Woman is released in early June, it will surely j...
It won't affect the number of seats for men in any way.
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FAQs and forbidden truths.
To fix the gender imbalance.
"I was always made to feel comfortable about who I am."
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Are we letting gender justice fall into the saffron trap?
The words we love, those we hate and the ones that make our ears bleed.
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Opening the window to the World Wide Web.
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Salman Khan, 1988: Maine Pyaar Kiya; 2016: Sultan. Shah Rukh Khan, 1992: Dewaana; 2016: Fan. Aamir Khan, 1988: Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak; 2016: Dangal. It is not every day that angry activists, fierce f...
Co-authored by Kartikey Shukla* India has a long tradition of caste- and religion-based politics in which national constructs of masculinity and femininity are played up for political gains by all pa...
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"We have problems, we've been struggling and it hurts."
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A couple of months ago, a friend and I were ambling in Delhi Haat, where we encountered an exquisite painting. The painting depicted Krishna massaging Radha's feet. My friend found the painting a bit curious. When we sat down to treat ourselves with some melt-in-the-mouth pooranpolis at the Maharashtra food stall, he asked me," Isn't Krishna supposed to be the alpha-male, the chick-magnet? How can he be shown to be so subservient?"
A historic reform – but only a stepping stone.
She was assaulted first in 2013.
The CPIM is now singing a different tune on the contentious matter