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Friday, February 28, 2020



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!

The Feminine Principle

September 05, 2018 12:44 am

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

August 23, 2018 10:45 am

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

August 20, 2018 4:07 pm

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

July 27, 2018 12:27 pm

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

July 13, 2018 4:32 pm

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

June 19, 2018 1:26 am

"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.


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

July 19, 2018 2:50 pm

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