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JK Rowling responds to criticism against her stance on trans issues; discloses past abuse, sexual assault
Lifestyle

JK Rowling responds to criticism against her stance on trans issues; discloses past abuse, sexual assault

In a 3,600-word essay, published on her website, JK Rowling explained in detail her research and beliefs on trans issues, and the concerns she has about how women’s rights and some young people’s lives were being impacted by some forms of trans activism.

12.8% landholding, 90% work: Tamil Nadu women battle patriarchy while shouldering dual burden of housework, farming
India

12.8% landholding, 90% work: Tamil Nadu women battle patriarchy while shouldering dual burden of housework, farming

When women come together, it is not just about cropping or cropping patterns. “It is also a social approach to farming."

Kumar Sundaram row: Being progressive is no excuse for activist groups to ignore gender issues
India

Kumar Sundaram row: Being progressive is no excuse for activist groups to ignore gender issues

Masculinity and sexism within progressive collectives have been allowed to persist because the questions on gender issues are always under-prioritised to make way for discussions about “issues which actually matter” or are ”larger concerns”.

Minor girl says no to Dabur Real Juice meant for 'him', Maneka Gandhi asks company to look into matter
India

Minor girl says no to Dabur Real Juice meant for 'him', Maneka Gandhi asks company to look into matter

After a 9-year-old girl refused to drink Dabur Real juice because the label on its pack said it was meant for "him", Union minister Maneka Gandhi has asked the manufacturer to look into the matter.

Sandeep Kumar's wife's stand shows many women would rather be the 'good wife' in public
India

Sandeep Kumar's wife's stand shows many women would rather be the 'good wife' in public

Sandeep Kumar's wife's words shows that many women find that zero tolerance about marital infidelity sounds good on paper but not so realistic in practice.

Surrogacy bill: Anupriya Patel's comment on women wanting 'easy money' driven by morality
India

Surrogacy bill: Anupriya Patel's comment on women wanting 'easy money' driven by morality

Undoubtedly, debating the surrogacy bill is complicated. Or so it should be given the nature of the matters raised by the bill.

Male Appeasement: Why I’m wary of celebrating Shani Shingnapur and the Pope
India

Male Appeasement: Why I’m wary of celebrating Shani Shingnapur and the Pope

From the Vatican to Maharashtra, anger is rising against even the smallest gains by feminists in the religious arena, and male appeasement is getting precedence over female empowerment.

From crèches to equal pay for equal work: India Inc shows how to make workplaces friendlier for women
Life

From crèches to equal pay for equal work: India Inc shows how to make workplaces friendlier for women

Flexible timings, a policy for extended maternity leave, crèches at the work place are some of the women-friendly policies that some companies in India Inc have put in place.

Mark Zuckerberg, daddy dearest: Why we need more nuanced gender balanced parental leave policies in India
Life

Mark Zuckerberg, daddy dearest: Why we need more nuanced gender balanced parental leave policies in India

Mark Zuckerberg announced he will be taking paternity leave after the birth of his daughter, should we in India take a critical look at our policies?

Schools cannot 'guarantee' boys don't turn rapists: AAP's fundamentals are wrong
Politics

Schools cannot 'guarantee' boys don't turn rapists: AAP's fundamentals are wrong

Kejriwal, like his trusted lieutenant , has a problem - that he really doesn’t understand the causes and consequences of gender inequality.

How Delhi's rickshaw drivers are helping the fight for women's respect
India

How Delhi's rickshaw drivers are helping the fight for women's respect

Delhi's 120,000 drivers are now required to attend the one-hour gender class every year.

Indian films high on sexualisation, stereotyping of women: UN report
Entertainment

Indian films high on sexualisation, stereotyping of women: UN report

India tops the chart in showing attractive women in its movies and as much as 35 percent of these female characters are shown with some nudity, said UN.

Emma Watson appointed UN Women Goodwill Ambassador
Entertainment

Emma Watson appointed UN Women Goodwill Ambassador

British Actress Emma Watson has been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women.

Women unsafe in India: Nothing has changed since Delhi gangrape
Life

Women unsafe in India: Nothing has changed since Delhi gangrape

Even as the nation await for the verdict in the 16 December Delhi gangrape case, the fact remains that India is still unsafe for women.

Mumbai gangrape: It's time to reclaim our city, say protesters
Mumbai

Mumbai gangrape: It's time to reclaim our city, say protesters

While the protest which was organised by journalist organisations in the city was meant to be a 'silent protest', many enraged citizen's were vociferous about their rage at the incident.

Hitchhiker’s guide to India: stun gun, pocketknife, pepper spray
World

Hitchhiker’s guide to India: stun gun, pocketknife, pepper spray

The Incredible India! ads on foreign shores do entice tourists to travel to India. But the string of gang-rapes and sexual assaults on foreign tourists - the latest from Manali - are forcing women to review their travel plans.

Rape after rape:  India is no country for minor girls
India

Rape after rape: India is no country for minor girls

With each horrendous episode of rape, India is letting down its minor girls

Bharatiya Bunnies: The real reason why Playboy clubs are no fun
World

Bharatiya Bunnies: The real reason why Playboy clubs are no fun

Playboy Bunnies may not hop around in Goa for now, but then in India today, it isn't just in a Playboy Club in Goa that women are commodified.

Women's bank 'tokenism' sans social change: JS Verma
India

Women's bank 'tokenism' sans social change: JS Verma

But according to Verma, the silver lining is that the Delhi incident sparked "such an intense reaction, particularly amongst the youth, that the present movement for securing gender justice is ultimately going to reach its logical conclusion".

Baby Afreen, you were never wanted here
Life

Baby Afreen, you were never wanted here

Why, oh why, did you have to be born here and waste your tender life this way?