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Monday, November 29, 2021



How Kamla Bhasin made South Asian feminism a force

September 28, 2021 7:19 am

Urvashi Butalia writes: She built institutions and solidarities with her unusual feminist weapons — laughter, songs, slogans and art

What’s a Man: A podcast that attempts to unravel toxic traits in men

April 15, 2021 4:49 pm

"Everyone assumes educated middle and upper class men have no real problems; that men are the problem..."

How The Great Indian Kitchen represents invisible female labour

February 04, 2021 3:12 pm

The Great Indian Kitchen has the arc of an inspirational story where the inherent reward resides in watching an individual break free from all the odds stacked against them.

Isher Ahluwalia and Devaki Jain fashioned feminism out of lived experience

October 20, 2020 8:50 am

Though the two women’s childhoods could not have been more different, both knew that education was their path to freedom.

Bengaluru man calls out Scotch-Brite's 'awkward' gendered logo; company responds

July 16, 2020 4:22 pm

The marketing head of the company also replied to the post. Here's what he said about the logo

Do we inherently take pride in being a 'good woman'?

March 08, 2020 9:14 am

Studies have shown how women tend to conform more than men. A study published in the Psychology of Women Quarterly found that females tend to conform more than males especially when under surveillance

Transgenders' Bill 2019 denies the community to decide their own identity — a right granted by the SC

December 01, 2019 9:57 am

This inevitably gives rise to questions: How can a third person decide my identity or my gender? Who else will know who I really am? My gender is my right. Is it not well within my right to decide if I am a man, woman, transman or a transwoman? Can anyone deny that the Supreme Court has reiterated this right of ours?

She Said: Empowerment, via the dinner table

December 01, 2019 10:10 am

The propensity to violence against working wives seems to be greater in men who lose their own jobs or whose wives earn more than them. Relative income matters — the largest resentment is unleashed when the woman’s income exceeds her spouse’s.

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

July 10, 2019 8:31 am

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

March 09, 2019 4:16 pm

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!


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: