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Annie Mascarene: Freedom fighter, nation builder, guardian of democracy and Kerala’s first MP

#GenderAnd: Annie Mascarene’s experiences in the politics of her state, and her fight to push Travancore to become a part of Independent India helped shape her views.

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2.6 million dry toilets and 13,384 manual scavengers. Do the math

#GenderAnd: The law against manual scavenging can be successfully implemented if the State accepts that the practise of manual scavenging exists.

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Love, desire and disability: The heart knows no handicap

#GenderAnd: Busting the myth that people with disabilities are necessarily non-sexual and challenging the stigma that leads to the assumption that they should be.

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The real reason why you didn’t see Smriti Mandhana’s sparkling 135 and Jhulan Goswami’s record breaking 200th wicket

#GenderAnd: Inability of boards and broadcasters to recognise the value of a series against the World Cup finalists is a reflection of decades of women’s sport being seen as an unnecessary, even bad investment.

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From dependents to deportees: How US immigration policy is impacting Indian families 

From dependents to deportees: How US immigration policy is impacting Indian families 

#GenderAnd: Educated brides, immigrant housewives – How the temporary work program shaped the lives of women.

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Begum Aizaz Rasul: The only Muslim woman to oppose minority reservations in the Constituent Assembly

Begum Aizaz Rasul: The only Muslim woman to oppose minority reservations in the Constituent Assembly

#GenderAnd: The 15 women who drafted the Indian Constitution.

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#GenderAnd: When women count. Can data alone drive policy?

Data can be sexist, missing women & girls entirely, or undervaluing their contributions.

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The humiliating ‘virginity tests’ for brides, a reality in India’s Kanjarbhat community

#GenderAnd: “Virginity test is a character certificate of the woman. Even the bride keeps the cloth with her bloodstains as a memento of pride,” says a member of the Kanjarbhat community

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Drum Roll Please! Kerala’s chenda melam gets some feminine rhythms

#GenderAnd: For centuries, Kerala’s chenda melam has been a male affair. Many women are now coming to the forefront.

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the economic survey 2017-18 entails a dedicated chapter on gender

A gender responsive budget

Gender budgeting is a way for governments to promote equality through fiscal policy

Economic Survey 2018 shows why data needs to be disaggregated by gender

#GenderAnd: Patience is not a virtue when there are an estimated 63 million “missing women” on account of sex selective abortion. 21 million “unwanted” girls on account of “son obsession”

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Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit: Diplomat, Activist, Freedom Fighter, also Nehru’s sister

#GenderAnd: Among the architects of the Indian Constitution, 15 women and their unique journey and struggles in Indian politics

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Durgabai Deshmukh: A trailblazer and institution-builder, devoted to public service

#GenderAnd special series on the women who helped draft the Constitution of India and toiled for nation-building.

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Amrit Kaur: The princess turned Gandhian who fought Nehru on women’s political participation

#GenderAnd: Many of the 15 women who drafted the Indian Constitution did not support reservation for women.

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Ammu Swaminathan: The strongest advocate against caste discrimination, she lived by example

#GenderAnd special series on the 15 women who played an integral part in drafting the Constitution of India