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Oct 15, 2017
Could UN's global corporate standards make Indian workplaces more inclusive for LGBTI individuals?Influential personalities from the corporate world and a UN spokesperson came together to discuss the newly-framed standards to prevent discrimination against the LGBTI community. They shared insights on how the current Indian law impacts this issue, how to sensitise employees, the role that the private sector can play
Jul 13, 2017
aAA eEE Anjali: This web-series by the transgender community hopes to bust myths, misconceptionsThe YouTube channel TransVision hosts the web series Aae Ee Anjali by the transgender community to provide factual information on their lives
Jul 01, 2017
Oh Nari, So Sanskari: A modern take on Indian feminism with Draupadi, Kunti and GandhariOh Nari, So Sanskari! is a zine that features Draupadi, Kunti and Gandhari talking about issues modern women face — right from body shaming to the emphasis on virginity — created by artist Annushka Hardikar
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 05, 2017
Army chief Bipin Rawat says women will soon take on combat rolesThe Indian Army is all set to open up combat positions for women, a gender barrier broken by only a few countries globally. Army Chief Bipin Rawat said the process to allow women in combat role, currently an exclusive domain of men, is moving fast and initially women will be recruited for positions in military police.
Jun 01, 2017
Free University of Brussels wants female graduates to wear low necklines because it looks good: Wait what?Free University of Brussels said that it would be "preferable for young women to wear a low neckline because it would look better in photos."
May 22, 2017
Hope in Taiwan ahead of landmark gay marriage rulingA court ruling in Taiwan this week could make the island the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage, in a decision that would give activists around the region new hope in their quest for equality.
May 21, 2017
Indian woman Anshu Jamsenpa tops Everest twice in week, breaks world recordIndian climber, Anshu Jamsenpa on Sunday reached the summit of Mount Everest for the second time in less than a week, her expedition team said, setting a women's record for a double ascent of the world's highest mountain in a single season.
May 14, 2017
Rebel Girls, rise: We need feminist stories for our daughters; tales that empower and inspireIn India, not much is happening in the area of feminist literature for little girls.
Apr 22, 2017
Feminism is not about shutting things down. It's about claiming your pleasure: Geeta PatelGeeta Patel, author of Risky Bodies & Techno-intimacy, talks to us about feminism, colonialism and how not to be a 'dunda-bearer' of any kind.