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Ghar Ki Murgi review: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwary's poignant short is a hat-tip to the relentless unpaid labour of homemakers
Entertainment

Ghar Ki Murgi review: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwary's poignant short is a hat-tip to the relentless unpaid labour of homemakers

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwary's Ghar Ki Murgi was released on International Women's Day as a tribute to the unsung heroes who run the household.

#SheInspiresUs: Narendra Modi 'signs off' from social media, hands over accounts to seven women achievers
India

#SheInspiresUs: Narendra Modi 'signs off' from social media, hands over accounts to seven women achievers

In a series of tweets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded women for their outstanding achievements and shown hardwork and dedication in a wide range of sectors.

On international women’s day, free entry for women at all centrally protected monuments under Archaeological Survey of India
India

On international women’s day, free entry for women at all centrally protected monuments under Archaeological Survey of India

The Archaeological Survey of India has decided not to charge fees from women visitors to the centrally protected ticketed monuments across the country on the occasion of International Women's Day.

As Kalpana Chawla documentary releases, father Banarasi Lal Chawla recollects her perseverance, passion for education
Life

As Kalpana Chawla documentary releases, father Banarasi Lal Chawla recollects her perseverance, passion for education

Before becoming the first woman of Indian origin to go to space, Kalpana Chawla was the sole woman in her Bachelor's in Aeronautical Engineering class at the Punjab Engineering College. Her father Banarasi Lal Chawla spoke with Firstpost in the run-up to the 8 March, International Women's Day premiere of a documentary based on Kalpana's life.

In Kolkata, a group of Hindu priestesses storm a male bastion and confront patriarchy, caste
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In Kolkata, a group of Hindu priestesses storm a male bastion and confront patriarchy, caste

'Shubhamastu', a Kolkata-based collective of priestesses led by Dr Nandini Bhowmik, Ruma Roy, Semanti Banerjee, and Paulomi Chakraborty, has been presiding over Hindu ceremonies of weddings, memorial services, housewarming rituals, among others, for over a decade now.

International Women’s Day 2020 Part 10: 5 Sunday self-care ideas that every woman can adopt
Health

International Women’s Day 2020 Part 10: 5 Sunday self-care ideas that every woman can adopt

There’s no limit to the things you can do to enjoy yourself on a Sunday, but focusing on self-care is a great way to de-stress and prepare for the week.

Women's Day may be marked by the sun, but women's lives find resonance in the moon
Life

Women's Day may be marked by the sun, but women's lives find resonance in the moon

Women’s Day rolls around every year on the sun’s plodding, I-am-making-a-masterpiece-schedule and leaves us wondering about our lives. But the moon is closer home, reflecting the repetitive, beautiful, boring, terrible churn of our daily lives, the repetitive ways of civilisations rediscovering new ways to liberate and imprison women.

Media's use of imagery in reporting gender-based violence needs to change — and a feminist database has alternatives
Life

Media's use of imagery in reporting gender-based violence needs to change — and a feminist database has alternatives

Artists who responded to FII's open call for submissions have created imagery that encompasses a number of themes, including representation, empowerment, and solidarity. The emphasis is on images that show women as strong and resilient beings as opposed to stock photos that portray them as hapless victims.

On International Women's Day, celebrating female directors shouldering tentpole Hollywood films this year
Entertainment

On International Women's Day, celebrating female directors shouldering tentpole Hollywood films this year

Birds of Prey, Mulan, Wonder Woman 1984, Black Widow, and The Eternals are the Marvel and DC tentpole films being helmed by women directors this year.

'Don’t celebrate me if you are not going to listen': Manipuri child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam turns down Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign
India

'Don’t celebrate me if you are not going to listen': Manipuri child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam turns down Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign

Child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam turned down the offer to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign on International Women's Day, hoping that her refusal will help attract the attention of the government towards her concerns

International Women’s Day Part 8: Six healthy gifts for the women in your lives
Health

International Women’s Day Part 8: Six healthy gifts for the women in your lives

International Women’s Day is just around the corner and we’re sure you’re scrambling to find a way to show your appreciation to the women in your life.

International Women’s Day Part 7: Five things women worry about but shouldn’t
Health

International Women’s Day Part 7: Five things women worry about but shouldn’t

Research shows that women are more prone to anxiety disorders and depression than men.

NCP leader Nawab Malik says India will turn 'peaceful' if Narendra Modi's 'bhakts' follow prime minister's move in quitting social media
Politics

NCP leader Nawab Malik says India will turn 'peaceful' if Narendra Modi's 'bhakts' follow prime minister's move in quitting social media

The country will turn 'peaceful' if Narendra Modi's 'bhakts' follow him in quitting the social media, the NCP said on Tuesday, taking a dig at the prime minister over his tweet that was thinking of giving up his social media accounts.

Narendra Modi says he is considering 'giving up' social media accounts on 8 March, Rahul Gandhi says give up hatred instead
India

Narendra Modi says he is considering 'giving up' social media accounts on 8 March, Rahul Gandhi says give up hatred instead

In a cryptic tweet on Monday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was considering "giving up" his accounts on various social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube from the coming Sunday, 8 March.

International Women’s Day Part 5: Four things men should know about women’s health
Health

International Women’s Day Part 5: Four things men should know about women’s health

Truth is, women's bodies are very different compared to men's. And it is not confined to hormones and the reproductive system.

Indira Jaising writes open letter to CJI Ranjan Gogoi: Senior advocate seeks purging of sexist language from Indian courts
India

Indira Jaising writes open letter to CJI Ranjan Gogoi: Senior advocate seeks purging of sexist language from Indian courts

On the occasion of International Women's Day, Jaising wrote an open letter to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi demanding a "ban on sexist language in courts".

Istanbul cops fire tear gas at thousands of women who were protesting ban on International Women's Day rally
World

Istanbul cops fire tear gas at thousands of women who were protesting ban on International Women's Day rally

Security forces in riot gear pushed the crowds of women, some wearing colourful wigs and masks, at the entrance to the city's main pedestrianised shopping street Istiklal Avenue in Istanbul.

The empowerment of women is key to shaping a gender-equal digital democracy
News & Analysis

The empowerment of women is key to shaping a gender-equal digital democracy

Prior to 2014, more than 43 percent of women were excluded from the ambit of a formal banking system

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Post-Balakot PR failure, Ayodhya row, unemployment crisis; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Post-Balakot PR failure, Ayodhya row, unemployment crisis; today's must-read stories

Pakistan’s PR victory over India post Balakot is primarily due to two concurrent reasons: The effectiveness of Pakistan’s and the dismal nature of India’s communication strategy

Women's Day 2019: A must-follow list of 21 amazing Indian women on social media
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Women's Day 2019: A must-follow list of 21 amazing Indian women on social media

These 21 women content creators are dominating the most influential platforms of the online world.