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Oct 11, 2017
Indian Navy may get away with sacking sailor Sabi Giri for undergoing sex surgery, but why resist women serving in all rolesThe Indian Navy may be legally in the clear on sacking sailor Sabi Giri but India should consider if it still makes sense to maintain these gender restrictions
Jul 21, 2017
ActionAid report reveals 33% of child brides in the world are Indian, nearly 103 million marry before 18India contributes 33 percent of the total number of child brides in the world with nearly 103 million Indians married before they were 18, said a report released on Friday
Jun 12, 2017
Living with patriarchy: A negotiation for equality and dignityWith a sense of the crisscrossing realities that we all endure and live with, the everyday ‘patriarchies’ that we encounter are bound to appear equally complex and diverse.
Jun 06, 2017
Women in combat roles: Army chief Bipin Rawat's decision is path-breaking, but inherently flawedA gradual breakdown of the public/private domain is evident in the fact that women are being welcomed into spheres that were previously dominated by men
Sep 03, 2016
Surrogacy bill: Anupriya Patel's comment on women wanting 'easy money' driven by moralityUndoubtedly, debating the surrogacy bill is complicated. Or so it should be given the nature of the matters raised by the bill.
Aug 27, 2016
Haji Ali and entry of women: With one move, Bombay HC has struck at the roots of oppressive religious practicesThe bench, however, has granted a six-week stay on the order on a request by the Haji Ali Dargah Trust to enable it to go on appeal before the Supreme Court.
Aug 26, 2016
Maneka Gandhi's remark on paternity leave is justified as most men don't perform domestic workPaternity leave is important in theory because it establishes the fact that child care is the responsibility of both husband and wife. However, Gandhi’s apprehension is also justifiable.
Dec 09, 2015
From OLX to Anouk, here's how the ad industry is getting women empowerment all wrongThe new ads by Anouk and OLX do try to break the stereotypes but falter. They end up putting men and women in the same stereotypes they are trying to fight — that the woman's place is at home cooking, or taking care of her child, and the man is the provider.
Aug 22, 2014
How to snag an IIT-IIM husband: The definitive guide for the ambitious Indian girlSo ladies, hold your breath, here's your definitive guide to land the perfect eight-digit salary man.
Jul 29, 2014
Airtel's new 'Boss' ad: Modern Indian woman's Jekyll and Hyde momentWhat the Airtel ad inadvertently suggests is that being the conventional wife is more important than being a good boss for a woman; just as being a good worker is more important than being an attentive husband for a man.