Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022



Yamini Nair writes: My gang of girls, my forever friends

December 04, 2022 11:05 am

I have great male friends but my bond with women — starting with the poet and writer Madhavikutty aka Kamala Das and the characters she wove in her stories, to women of courage in real life — is much stronger

No matter how you celebrate Karwa Chauth, it is not a feminist choice

October 21, 2022 3:28 pm

‘Choice feminism’ is such a success because it is convenient. It is easier than questioning our own privileges and complicities which aid, and not hinder, patriarchal domination.

For Lizzo, wearing leotards on-stage is 'kind of political and feminist'

October 17, 2022 4:54 pm

Lizzo called Beyoncé "the beginning of Black women celebrating their curves"

On Womanhood: A Quiz on Challenges and Changemakers

October 11, 2022 5:56 pm

Oct 11 is the International Day of the Girl Child: a time to reflect on systemic issues faced by women, and how to overcome them. This quiz should give you much to think about.

Why Meghan Markle felt a 'negative connotation' to the word 'ambitious' while dating Prince Harry

August 24, 2022 4:20 pm

Meghan, a former actor, reflected on the sudden craze and interest around her life that came under the spotlight more after her relationship with the Duke of Sussex became public

'Women need to be responsible for their finances': Priyanka Chopra

April 18, 2022 10:25 pm

"No one is going to tell you, here is an opportunity. Go make something of yourself. You are going to do it for you," she said

On Emma Watson's birthday, a look back at the actor's fierce feminist advocacy

April 15, 2022 4:17 pm

The actor, who turns 32 today, is not only known for her stellar performances in films like Little Women, Beauty and the Beast, and The Perks of Being a Wallflower, among others, but also for her gender equality advocacy across different platforms

Feminism, that dare not speak its name

February 13, 2022 9:25 am

Feminism and chauvinism are not epithets much bandied about now, as they were three decades ago. In fact, very few young women now declare themselves to be feminist, though some men do, earning brownie points.

Sean Penn says 'men have become quite feminized', blames 'cowardly genes'

January 29, 2022 3:01 pm

Sean Penn courted controversy after doubling down on his contentious remarks about men having become 'quite feminized'.

Savitribai Phule birth anniversary: Some facts about the social reformer, poetess and teacher

January 03, 2022 12:11 pm

Her birthday is known as 'Balika Din' in Maharashtra, and is celebrated in many girls' schools.


On this day in 1960, Sri Lanka elected its first female head of state.

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Sirimavo Bandaranaike became the prime minister of Sri Lanka, giving the country its first female head of state. See more: