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Jan 22, 2019
Jammu and Kashmir women marrying non-natives don't lose residency rights, says ex-state advocate general Ishaq QadriWomen hailing from Jammu and Kashmir who choose to marry men from outside the state do not lose their residency and inheritance rights under Article 35A of the Constitution, a top legal expert said on Tuesday
Oct 20, 2018
Sitaram Yechury accuses BJP, Congress of "duplicity" on Sabarimala, says parties reversed stand after welcoming verdictCPM chief Sitaram Yechury accused the BJP and Congress in Kerala of "duplicity" on Sabarimala issue, adding that both parties reversed their stand after initially welcoming the verdict.
Feb 07, 2018
'We've been left out yet again': Activists say #MeToo should include stories of female genital mutilation survivors as wellThe #MeToo campaign against sexual abuse should include the stories of survivors of (FGM), activists said ahead of a global day on Tuesday.
Jan 19, 2018
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern announces pregnancy; her plan to start family had sparked sexism row during electionNew Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has announced she is expecting her first baby, and is set to become the country's first leader to give birth while in office.
Jul 20, 2017
SC hearing Aadhaar petitions: Right to privacy is an important tool for women living in patriarchal worldIn its relentless march towards universal Aadhaar, the government is currently arguing before the Supreme Court that citizens don’t, in fact, have a fundamental right to privacy. While this should scare everyone in the country, women especially should be particularly concerned with the upcoming judgment and what it could potentially mean for us.
Jul 18, 2017
Maid in India: The brutal way we treat our domestic help shows we still see them as subhumanWhat happened between the madams and the maids at the Mahagun Moderne society in Noida? Versions of the event, as varied as they are puzzling, present many pictures.
Jul 13, 2017
Brutal treatment of domestic help in Noida reflects how housing societies distill class, caste prejudiceUrban housing societies distill every class and caste prejudice and they are turning even more unapologetic about it. This aligns perfectly well with our current national sentiment.
Mar 09, 2017
Bangladesh's new ambiguous child marriage law seems to put 'marriageable age at zero', claim activistsA controversial child marriage law in Bangladesh which allows children as young as 14 to be married off by their parents was criticised by human rights groups recently.
Mar 08, 2017
International Women's Day 2017: How women with disabilities are fighting to be acceptedAnita Ravindra, a Mysore school teacher with multiple disabilities faced sexual harassment and discrimination at the hands of two male colleagues and the school principal for three years before she decided to file a complaint.
Feb 10, 2014
Let's get political: Why the aam aurat should ignore Chetan BhagatContrary to Bhagat's claim, encouraging women to vote will do far more to change society and its leaders than any personal effort to "change men".