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GenderAnd: The misguided reasons to doubt those who report sexual misconduct

#GenderAnd: Oh Do Shut Up Dear! Using Mary Beard to understand teen actor and others.

When doctors fail rape survivors in accessing justice

#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.

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The trauma of fathers, husbands, sons of rape survivors

#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

#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

#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?

#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.

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

#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

#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

#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

#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

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

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.

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