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When doctors fail rape survivors in accessing justice

July 17, 2018 2:40 pm

#GenderAnd: At the heart of insensitivity of doctors is the lack of medical training. The MBBS courses in India do not educate students on laws related to rape, sexual assault and other gender issues.

The trauma of fathers, husbands, sons of rape survivors

July 12, 2018 11:59 am

#GenderAnd: Families have a critical role to play in a rape survivor’s recovery, and they too need support to cope with the trauma

Around the globe in seven months: Despatches from the INSV Tarini

April 25, 2018 10:17 am

#GenderAnd: The all-female crew of the INSV Tarini will return to India after circumnavigating the globe

Here are the consequences of linking women’s medical records to their Aadhaar

April 24, 2018 1:19 pm

#GenderAnd: Aadhaar has been pitted to solve another problem, that of gender-biased sex selection…but the suggestion is flawed

Gender mainstreaming in politics: Where has gender-based reservation got us?

April 13, 2018 2:28 pm

#GenderAnd: The journey of many women elected representatives shows the environment has not necessarily become enabling and favourable for women to gain experience and emerge as policy makers.

Lean on Me: The radio show which has been a friend to many Indian women

April 02, 2018 10:48 am

#GenderAnd: Sakhi Saheli, a synonym for girlfriend, is a popular show on All India Radio’s Vividh Bharti, running for nearly 15 years now.

Sarojini Naidu: I am only a woman, only a poet

March 28, 2018 9:41 am

#GenderAnd: The Nightingale of India, Sarojini Naidu was a poet, a politician and an activist. She was the first Indian woman to be President of the Indian National Congress.

Sucheta Kripalani: India’s first woman chief minister, chartered her own independent course

November 25, 2020 6:18 pm

#GenderAnd: Sucheta Kripalani and her husband Acharya Kripalani continued to have different political loyalties, exemplifying democracy of a different kind.

National Family Health Survey underscores need for serious discussion on marital rape

March 15, 2018 9:12 am

#GenderAnd: 31 per cent of married women have experienced physical, sexual or emotional violence at the hands of their spouse, with physical abuse being the most common

Indian science and gender bias, nothing scientific here

March 14, 2018 3:05 pm

#GenderAnd: As in most sectors in our unequal society, science too has an asymmetric representation of gender. There are very few women in faculty positions. Transgenders and intersex are unheard of.


Dancing Queens, India's first transgender dance troupe, perform in Mumbai

August 14, 2017 4:04 pm

Mumbai-based Dancing Queens performed a fusion dance on Sunday evening at Ravindra Natya mandir, Prabhadevi. This performance was a fundraiser event for supporting the Trans Welfare Equity and Empowerment Trust (TWEET) foundation, which works towards the upliftment of LGBTQI community.