Most of these Indian women who kill themselves are under 40, and most are married.
SC verdict on Sabarimala temple is a win for those who believe in Lord Ayyappa, but question the system
The Supreme Court has said that the bare feet of ladies log can now enter Sabarimala, now trudge up those 18 steps, see the light of the Makara Villak if they wish.
Section 377 scrapped: Queer activists recount their most significant memories in the run-up to the verdict
For queer activists, it's been a long and arduous journey that led to the historic 6 September ruling scrapping Section 377
By expressing disdain for 'stick-thin' models, designer Sabyasachi seems to forget that they stop eating to match designers' expectations, not to suit themselves
PC George Handbook for Politicians Commenting on Sexual Assault: 7 easy steps to avoid humiliation, public abuse
On 9 September, PC George organised a press-conference in Kottayam. At this press conference he tore into the nun's credibility. According to News18, he said, "She says she was abused 13 times. How is it possible that she didn't have any complaint 12 times and it only became rape the 13th time?"
The country has been dormant in responding to a crisis of democracy that has intensified in Tamil Nadu over the past few months.
MARD's anti-sexual harassment cell is a welcome step, but the medical field needs more gender sensitisation
The cell has two women representatives from MARD so that sexual harassment victims feel comfortable confiding in them.
Dil Chahta Hai in Varanasi: A holiday package for men who refuse to understand feminism, domestic violence
150 men from all over India performed the “last rites” of marital relations and the corrupt form of feminism in Varanasi on 13 August.
Supreme Court deliberates over adultery laws: An individual's right to choose sexual partners must be respected
Chances are, if the current laws on adultery are made gender-neutral, allegations of adultery could be filed against a rape victim as well
Here's a wishlist for the police on ensuring women's safety — and it doesn't involve painting anything pink
This silver bullet in the form of pink cars and CCTV cameras and adoption of cool names isn’t the solution that we expect the police to come up with.
Kiki Challenge, Musical.ly and Aadhar: India has much to offer when it comes to things no one asked for
We are constantly being told what is national, what is authentic, what is cool, what the whole country will surely enjoy. But we continue to secretly find our uncool pursuits.
With changing times, women have learnt that they deserve pockets in their clothes too and have been actively asking for it on the internet, and off it.
Kerala sex-for-silence scandal: NCW's call to ban confession arbitrary, efforts to reform religion should come from within community
There is a world of difference between cases of women's religious subjugation like the practice genital mutilation, and NCW's demand to ban confession.
Justice Gangele sexual harassment case highlights how institutions are inherently biased against complainants
The story of the Assistant District Judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court has taken on a similar turn of events.
Govt's ban on import, production and sale of life-saving drug oxytocin will negatively impact healthcare
Three months ago, the government created a monopoly of the drug oxytocin that prevents women from bleeding to death during labour.
Bleeding without tax: Centre making sanitary napkins GST-free cause to rejoice, but some fear manufacturers may hike prices
The Centre has withdrawn the 12 percent GST levied on sanitary napkins, which it earlier taxed as a luxury product.
Comicstaan's women contestants take forward Nanette star Hannah Gadsby's conversation on sexual abuse
These women in Comicstaan have turned the tables and made everyone be at the receiving end of their unique and thought-provoking sexual harassment jokes.
Activists against female genital cutting pin hopes on Supreme Court, but path to ending practice will not be easy
On 16 July, the Supreme Court will begin hearings on whether the practice of female genital cutting, is constitutional or not.