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Mar 25, 2019
Arjun Kapoor lobbies for fair depiction of Bollywood's leading ladies by media: 'It's high time equality begins in headlines'Arjun Kapoor pointed out how there needs to be gender equality in news headlines, referring to an article that only named the male leads of the films the article was about.
Mar 22, 2019
World Water Day 2019: Water crisis’ disproportionate toll on women can no longer be ignoredPictures of women carrying pots may be beautiful and widespread in popular culture, but it is a crime and outrage in the 21st century that women are girls are still carrying 20 litres on their heads for kilometres every day.
Nov 28, 2018
Mizoram Assembly polls: State sees highest women candidates in its history, yet female representation remains lowWith just 15 women among the 200 candidates contesting the Mizoram Assembly polls, women's representation in politics is among the lowest in the northeastern state
Aug 24, 2018
In Rajasthan villages, a couple's initiative to introduce free bus service for girls drives change, boosts school enrolmentIn Rajasthan's Kotpuli, many parents hesitate to send their daughters to schools and colleges. A free bus service for girls is changing that.
Jun 21, 2018
Manto director Nandita Das disappointed that #Metoo and Time's Up didn't create as many ripples in BollywoodNandita das talks about Bollywood stereotyping women, the lack of voices supporting Time's Up and #MeToo movements in the industry
Apr 28, 2018
Kathua, Unnao rape cases: Death penalty is reactionary step, urgent need is to address regressive, victim-blaming cultureThe government responded to protests over the Kathua and Unnao rape cases by introducing harsher punishments. But it is social mindsets that must change.
Apr 07, 2018
The 'impurity' of women; or how men preserve their stranglehold over sacred institutionsIn India, women continue to be left out when it comes to religious rites, entering some temples and making the rules | #FirstCulture
Mar 28, 2018
Photography project Girl Gaze portrays harsh realities faced by Punjabi women in India, the UKGirl Gaze features the work of 2 Indian and 2 British women photographers, who point their lens at the gender inequality in the Punjabi community | #FirstCulture
Jan 30, 2018
India's meta-preference for sons led to 21 million unwanted girls, says 'pink' Economic Survey: Punjab, Haryana worst offendersThe pink-coloured Economic Survey observed that the adverse sex ratio of females to males has led to 63 million "missing" women.
Dec 03, 2017
Bandhan Tod app saves Bihar teenagers from child marriage after girl sends out distress messageschoolgirl in a Bihar village sent out a distress message through a mobile app that saved her from becoming a victim of child marriage