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Women must champion each other: Former FIFA Women's World Cup champion Abby Wambach

Stressing how women are often feared as a threat, former American soccer player Abby Wambach spoke about the need for women to support each other and come together in this inspiring speech.

Enjoy these 10 family movies with your daughter

International Women's Day 2019: Snuggle up and check out this list of 10 great films that feature strong, independent women who believe in breaking rules and carving their own path. It's sure to inspire your kids!


The Feminine Principle

An exhibition chronicles the changing face of women in artist-pedagogue KG Subramanyan’s oeuvre.

'Ladki Haath Se Nikal Jayegi' or ‘don’t cry like a girl’: Things to stop telling kids

When my son was five years old and was asked to stop crying, he said, "You’ve got to cry till all the sadness comes out."

Aparna Jain: It’s fine to talk about gender and violence with kids

If you believe you are someone who is inclusive, you make LGBTQIA stories part of a child’s normal. You can start as early as you want. Why not? Isn’t it the new normal? Shouldn’t it be?

Author Manjima Bhattacharjya on the fraught relationship between fashion and feminism

Mannequin: Working Women in India's Glamour Industry provides an in-depth look at how models at different stages of their career face difficulties, the gender disparity in Indian society and much more.  


Meet the designer who made Superman and Wonder Woman swap looks

In her latest project, ‘Sexism in Comic Book ART’, 21-year-old Shreya Arora flips the narrative and makes men pose like women on superhero comic covers to show how absurd it looks.

Climate change a 'man-made problem with a feminist solution', says UN rights commissioner

"Feminism doesn't mean excluding men, it's about being more inclusive of women and -in this case - acknowledging the role they can play in tackling climate change," UN rights commissioner Mary Robinson said.

'Women should not be seen only through their sexuality': Nigerian author Abubakar Adam Ibrahim on feminism and African literature

On the sidelines of the recently concluded Jaipur Literature Festival, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim spoke to indianexpress.com about all this, while shedding light on the regressive practices in Nigeria.

Who is Afraid of a Friend Request?

To be 18 and a woman in rural Uttar Pradesh is to always walk a thin red line.

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

Sirimavo Bandaranaike became the prime minister of Sri Lanka, giving the country its first female head of state. See more: https://bit.ly/2Ld0BOG