The new uniform -- salwar, kurta and jacket -- is meant to impose discipline.
Deena Shoemaker was organizing her closet when she was struck by the realization that her pants come in a range of dramatically different sizes, and that her size 6 pants fit her exactly the same way...
Lots of women proudly identify as "boy moms," but le often do you hear about a "girl dad." Girl dads are the fathers of daughters ― the ones who are pros at doing hair in front of the mirror, or taki...
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...
The victim was locked in the bathroom and ragged.
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On Tuesday morning, a Twitter user @_blotty from Toronto shared her poop story while she was on a date with her boyfriend and it's hilarious. Everyone has a poop story. I have a story to tell. It i...
Maya at Three by Rita Banerji
An upcoming film called Darling Don't Cheat, produced and directed by debutant Rajkumar Hindusthani, may just have the tackiest, most howlarious trailer of any film you've seen this year (yep, even wo...
"Maya", as a concept in Hinduism and Buddhism, means attachment to the tangible aspects of life and relationships. It is a sentiment which the scriptures sternly warn you off of, as they say it is spiritually unhealthy. They say this is all transient -- an illusion. That it is not the truth. And yet, as my friend chose the name "Maya" for her adoptive daughter, I was struck by the intense attachment she felt for the child.
Only eight students took the risk of speaking a foreign language in front of the entire group, six of them were female--a powerful moment demonstrating the fearlessness of the girl child's pursuit of education.
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Without re-inventing the wheel every time, we can learn enough from the successes already achieved in promoting education. From my experience as an activist for over 35 years now I would like to share with you the 10 success mantras that have stood the test of time in countries giving a big boost to education.
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Currently, a majority of women lack information about menstruation including access to menstrual products, private places to wash and bathe and sanitary mechanisms for disposing menstrual waste. For instance, a study conducted in 2011 indicated that only 12 percent of women of reproductive age in India used sanitary napkins.
Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize, along with Kailash Satyarthi, on December 10, 2014. She's the first Pakistani to win a Nobel Peace Prize. The 17-year-old joked during the ceremony, "I am p...