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Jun 21, 2017
Turkish woman assaulted for wearing shorts during Ramadan, accused arrested after outcryA Turkish man assaulted a young woman on an Istanbul bus for wearing shorts during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, images showed on Wednesday, sparking a furore among women's rights activists.
Jun 19, 2017
Odisha woman shunned by community for calling in-laws by nameThe inferior position of women in the patriarchal setup is reflected through the unequal apportioning of rules to show respect to marital family while no such rules apply to the married men.
Jun 15, 2017
AYUSH ministry's no sex, no meat advice for pregnant women is yet another case of body policingTime and again, the government is just attempting to do the most convenient thing when it comes to prenatal care — policing women's bodies. And as if this odd conflation of morality and sexuality isn't enough, it's funny how pregnant women are asked to control lust when marital rape is still legal.
Jun 10, 2017
IIT scholar Manjula Devak's suicide shows that in India, dowry is still a silent killer of womenThe death of Manjula Devak, a PhD scholar from IIT Delhi, has exposed a society which still views women only as bringers of dowry. Not as sentient humans beings with lives, dreams and abilities of their own.
Jun 04, 2017
Kerala High Court forcing adult married woman to live with her parents is regressive, violates constitutional rightsA Kerala High Court judgment forcing a married Muslim woman to live with her Hindu parents seems to state that a woman is a property in a man’s house, always 'allowed' and 'permitted' to do things, her identity invariably tied to her father, brother or husband
Jun 01, 2017
Priyanka Chopra meets Narendra Modi: What 'sanskaari' trolls tell us of battle over women's bodiesPriyanka Chopra is the nation's pride. But Priyanka’s body is not national property. Priyanka Chopra’s legs are her legs. Not yours or mine or the nation’s.
May 28, 2017
The Handmaid's Tale: From dystopian feminist horror in 1984, to horrifyingly real in 2017Hulu’s TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid’s Tale feels eerily relevant
May 27, 2017
From triple talaq to honour killing, 'tradition' is an excuse used to suppress womenFrom triple talaq to honour killings, sati, johar, infanticide — why are traditions that harm women seen as protective mechanisms?
May 27, 2017
Triple talaq row: Muslim women want justice from Supreme Court, not charity from law boardIf Muslim girls and women were so empowered, we would not be having the problem of triple talaq in the first place.
May 25, 2017
NCW meets state commissions: Better communication links, ban on unregulated sale of acids among highlightsThe National Commission for Women (NCW) held a consultative meeting with its state counterparts to strengthen the mutual communication links and deliberate upon a series of issues concerning the fairer sex.