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Aug 19, 2017
Bihar floods: Women face privacy issues as open defecation remains only option in deluge-hit stateEven as over 10 million people uprooted by the floods in 15 districts of Bihar grapple with survival issues amid inadequate relief, the womenfolk face problems of another kind — privacy issues amid inhuman living conditions.
Aug 10, 2017
Hassan Rouhani appoints 3 women to top govt posts: Iran's women never had it easy in politicsThe role of women in Iranian politics has unfortunately always been limited. Since the Iranian revolution of 1979, only 49 women have served in the Iranian parliament.
Aug 07, 2017
'I am a feminist, I support one day period leave': Menstruation is healthy, debate ghettoises womenArguing for period cramps to be a reason for “medical leave” is precisely what ghettoises women by associating medical illness with something as healthy as menstruation
Aug 07, 2017
India's gender employment gap will ease if working mothers are provided reliable caregiversMore mothers with young children could opt for paid work if they found reliable alternative caregivers to take care of family-related responsibilities, a survey in Rajasthan’s Udaipur district show
Aug 05, 2017
Why Indian workplaces are losing women, and the complex web of constraints that keep them awayThe trend for this year points to a continuing story of Indian women increasingly clocking out of the workplace.
Aug 02, 2017
Delhi High Court has curtailed women's access to justice by terming rape laws as weapons of vendettaDelhi HC's judgment gave a clear message - that the judiciary is not the repository of rights when it comes to violations like rape against women.
Aug 01, 2017
Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment August nominees: Kathrine Switzer's run for rightsOne of the nominees for the Laureus Awards for 'Best Sporting Moment of the Year' is the inspiring tale of Kathrine Switzer, who became one of the most iconic leaders for women's rights movement all over the world in 1967 after she officially completed the then all-male Boston Marathon.
Aug 01, 2017
Serena Williams makes rallying cry for equal pay for black women in passionate essayWilliams also said that changing the situation of black women will first need a recognition of the existence of the bias against them.
Jul 21, 2017
First Lady: Sapna Bhavnani on fighting back and not staying silent when under attackSapna Bhavnani speaks with Meghna Pant about championing women's rights in this episode of First Lady
Jul 20, 2017
SC hearing Aadhaar petitions: Right to privacy is an important tool for women living in patriarchal worldIn its relentless march towards universal Aadhaar, the government is currently arguing before the Supreme Court that citizens don’t, in fact, have a fundamental right to privacy. While this should scare everyone in the country, women especially should be particularly concerned with the upcoming judgment and what it could potentially mean for us.