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COVID-19 has robbed Indian women of their hard-won privacy — that obscure thing society thinks they don't need
India

COVID-19 has robbed Indian women of their hard-won privacy — that obscure thing society thinks they don't need

As women, we wear our confinement as our second skin. In return, what we have carved out is our own space — a necessity that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken away

How can society help keep Indian women in science, get young girls interested in the field?
science

How can society help keep Indian women in science, get young girls interested in the field?

Women make up only 14 percent of 2.8 lakh scientists, engineers and technologists in research, institutions in India.

No country for women: In India, true gender equality proves elusive as attitudes are out of sync with legislation
India

No country for women: In India, true gender equality proves elusive as attitudes are out of sync with legislation

The silent march of women needs to be recognised by fathers, husbands, sons and in-laws; only then will the sullen and grudging ‘acceptance’ of women as equal partners show itself in attitudinal changes.

Fate of 10 Indian widows of Islamic State terrorists, imprisoned in Afghanistan, casts new light on movement that led dozens from Kashmir to Kerala into Nangarhar
World

Fate of 10 Indian widows of Islamic State terrorists, imprisoned in Afghanistan, casts new light on movement that led dozens from Kashmir to Kerala into Nangarhar

Ten Indian women, the widows of Islamic State terrorists killed in combat in the mountains of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, are now being held in Kabul's Badam Bagh prison, highly-placed government sources have told Network 18. The government is still debating whether to seek their extradition to face trial on terrorism charges in India, or leave them to face prosecution and punishment under Afghan law, the sources said.

Women's rights: State should mandate education, employment and not rely on fathers, father-in-laws, husbands
India

Women's rights: State should mandate education, employment and not rely on fathers, father-in-laws, husbands

It seems clear that in the eyes of the law, women are meant to be cared for at all stages of their lives by men: Fathers, husbands, and if not husbands, then father-in-laws.

Limited access to capital, gender bias biggest challenges for Indian women entrepreneurs
Business

Limited access to capital, gender bias biggest challenges for Indian women entrepreneurs

A lot of women either do not have access or are not aware of the opportunities.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: India register 16-run win over Sri Lanka close in on the semi-final spot
First Cricket News

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: India register 16-run win over Sri Lanka close in on the semi-final spot

India successfully defended 232 against Sri Lanka, who gave India a scare before going down to them by 16 runs. Deepti Sharma and Poonam Yadav star in the win as captain Mithali Raj completed 48th fifty.

Marital rape: Legitimised by law, protected by courts
long-reads

Marital rape: Legitimised by law, protected by courts

The marital rape question remains untouched by courts because the myth of familial zone of privacy perpetrated by the State needs to be kept alive.

Virtual exhibition on Indian women unveiled by Google Arts and Culture
News & Analysis

Virtual exhibition on Indian women unveiled by Google Arts and Culture

Technology giant Google has on Saturday, through its cultural arm Google Arts & Culture, unveiled a virtual collection of artworks and exhibitions on the life of Indian women in history -- spanning 2,500 years and from 26 cultural institutions across the country, the company said in a statement here.

Crimes against women up 34% in four years; most reports from UP, Maharashtra, West Bengal
India

Crimes against women up 34% in four years; most reports from UP, Maharashtra, West Bengal

Crimes against women increased 34 percent over the last four years to 2015, with cruelty by husbands and relatives being the most widely reported crime, according to the latest data from the NCRB.

Despite Rio Olympics 2016 success, Indian women are routinely denied opportunities
India

Despite Rio Olympics 2016 success, Indian women are routinely denied opportunities

Women saved the day for India at Rio, but data reveals that Indian women are routinely denied opportunities at education, work and even being born

Nothing good about early menopause, young Indian women must put their health first
Life

Nothing good about early menopause, young Indian women must put their health first

According to a new survey by The Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), roughly four percent of women in India begin to menopause between the ages of 29 and 34,

Where do Indian women face the most gender disparity? Dowry demands
Life

Where do Indian women face the most gender disparity? Dowry demands

Indian women say they face the most gender disparities in marriage, with dowry demands topping their list of concerns

Maneka Gandhi agrees with MPs' concern over conditions of Indian women, cites measures
Politics

Maneka Gandhi agrees with MPs' concern over conditions of Indian women, cites measures

Government on Friday agreed with members' concern over the condition of women in India and asserted that a number of steps have been to empower them as well as tackling challenges facing them, which will result in them doing "much better" in a couple of years.

Girl power: Sania Mirza, Asha Bhosle and five other Indians feature in BBC's 100 Women 2015 list
India

Girl power: Sania Mirza, Asha Bhosle and five other Indians feature in BBC's 100 Women 2015 list

Seven Indians including Asha Bhosle, Sania Mirza and Kamini Kaushal have made it to BBC’s list of 100 most aspirational women.