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Women will be expected to wear the hijab but not the burqa, says Taliban spokesman

August 19, 2021 11:32 am

Taliban leaders had asserted that they would respect the rights of women in the country within the framework of Islamic law.

'Age should only make you more confident about who you are': Dr Ria Banerjee Ankola

May 18, 2021 12:42 pm

Age is just a number added to your life which makes you richer by your experience and should only add more wisdom and grace, said Dr Ria Banerjee Ankola

The world needs more 'wicked women', says Angelina Jolie in an essay

August 06, 2019 6:03 pm

Angelina Jolie — who has long worked with the United Nations, currently as a Special Envoy and previously as a Goodwill ambassador from 2001 to 2012 — goes on to discuss the human rights violations against women around the globe.

Now women in Saudi Arabia can travel without their male 'guardians'

August 06, 2019 4:05 pm

The regulations allow women aged 21 or older to apply for a passport or travel abroad independently, without the permission of a male member of their family.

Alta Lage Paun: Octogenarian’s fight for women’s liberation continues with latest novel

January 07, 2019 4:22 am

Mathur's previous works, like Aadi Kriti, Cigarette ke Tote, and several other short stories, talk about the oppression of women, prostitutes and transgenders, and their sidelining from society due to stereotypes.

Their Postcards For 2018: From 18 places, girls who turned 18 this year speak out

December 31, 2017 8:01 pm

From 18 places touched by the headlines, girls who turned 18 this year speak on who they are, what they want, their life — and their love.

No More Mr Nice Guy: It is time for men to speak about sexual violence

April 12, 2015 1:00 am

It is time for men to speak about sexual violence. It is time for them to do it publicly.

China: 5 women's rights activists detained for propagating against sexual harassment

March 13, 2015 1:34 pm

Beijing police has criminally detained 5 women activists for planning to put up anti-sexual harassment posters.

Letters to the editor: Live up to it

December 02, 2013 5:13 am


‘On the Basis of Sex’ Review: How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became ‘Notorious’

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

“On the Basis of Sex” does a brisk, coherent job of articulating what Ginsburg accomplished and why it mattered, dramatizing both her personal stake in feminist legal activism and the intellectual discipline with which she approached it.

Fire the gun or film the ultrasound? How women running for office define toughness

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

The 2018 election cycle in the US has been called “the year of the woman,” but Republican and Democratic female candidates have starkly different takes on what that means.