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Sunday, April 18, 2021



Wife not chattel or object, medieval notion of her being property of husband still persists: Bombay HC

February 24, 2021 8:37 pm

Court rejects appeal by Pandharpur man convicted for hitting wife with hammer, leading to her death.

The marriage story: How much does a woman's life change after vows are exchanged?

February 06, 2021 4:24 pm reached out to married millennials to understand how the idea of marriage ushers in responsibilities for individuals in an intended life-long partnership, and how they manage to make it work

The Precarity of Dalit Lives in India

October 27, 2020 9:41 pm

Atrocities on Dalits are never a singular instance, they are part of a larger narrative of caste vengeance and a reflection of a hurt savarna pride.

Daughter's Day 2020: History and importance of the day

September 28, 2020 10:25 am

Happy Daughter's Day 2020 Date: While different countries commemorate the day differently and on different dates, in India, it is celebrated on the last Sunday of September; as such, it falls on September 27 this year.

How the reality show 'Indian Matchmaking' hides the reality

August 02, 2020 2:31 pm

It skips the money deals that greases alliances and the rules that keep women in check and only unpacks selectively what an upper-class, upper-caste Indian marriage entails

'No two boys or girls are alike': Kamla Bhasin on her books Satrangi Ladke and Satrangi Ladkiyan

May 21, 2020 10:45 am

'I have always challenged gender, and I have challenged boxes, for girls and boys. Instead of asking a boy why he has long hair, and why he is wearing a dress, let him choose, and let us encourage that.'

Conversations on sexual violence need to acknowledge root of the problem

May 18, 2020 9:54 am

It is high time that we acknowledge the monsters in the darkest corners of our minds and inside our homes. Parents need to have the forbidden “talk” with their sons and daughters.

Mrunmayee Lagoo on co-writing Thappad and the female gaze

March 06, 2020 12:47 pm

The daughter of Bollywood’s go-to-mother, Reema Lagoo, says domestic violence is linked to patriarchy and male entitlement.

Kabir Singh and toxic masculinity: Relationship experts say films and actors should ensure caution in portrayal

July 11, 2019 9:22 am

While many have lauded Shahid Kapoor's performance, others have questioned whether this kind of film should have been even thought of considering the "overbearing nature" of Kapoor's character and his tumultuous relationship with his love interest.

Nowhere Men

July 09, 2018 12:05 am

The entire country is frantically googling “shared psychosis” and speculating how a seemingly normal family — who were dancing at one of the victim’s engagement two weeks ago — could become unwitting participants in this gruesome tragedy.