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Be a better ally, resist the temptation to fall into the traps of 'enlightened sexism'
India

Be a better ally, resist the temptation to fall into the traps of 'enlightened sexism'

The feminist movement is divided — like any other movement. Factions emerge in every movement, adopting a particular framework as the most beneficial.

First Lady: On International Women's Day, Juhi Chawla recalls female figures in her life
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First Lady: On International Women's Day, Juhi Chawla recalls female figures in her life

On this edition of First Lady, actor Juhi Chawla recalls the contribution of female figures in her life.

International Women's Day: Two videos which perfectly illustrate the so called 'day of celebration'
Entertainment

International Women's Day: Two videos which perfectly illustrate the so called 'day of celebration'

We took a look at two such Women's Day videos which trended for all the right reasons, we are guessing. Take a look.

A Day Without a Woman: Protests, rallies held across the world to promote women's rights
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A Day Without a Woman: Protests, rallies held across the world to promote women's rights

'Day Without a Woman' protest in the United States was put together by organizers of the women's marches that drew more than 1 million people the day after Republican President Donald Trump was sworn in.

International Women's Day: In a wonderland adventure, Alice deals with PCOS
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International Women's Day: In a wonderland adventure, Alice deals with PCOS

PCOS patients are at an increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, obesity, depression, infertility and various cancers. Read about it Alice in Wonderland style.

Moral policing: Shiv Sena activists 'chase away' young couples from Kochi beach
India

Moral policing: Shiv Sena activists 'chase away' young couples from Kochi beach

In an act of moral policing, a group of Shiv Sena activists today allegedly chased away young men and women who were sitting in the Marine Drive area here.

International Women's Day 2017: On 'A Day Without A Woman', section of US media goes on strike
World

International Women's Day 2017: On 'A Day Without A Woman', section of US media goes on strike

Women and allies will join together for equity, justice and the human rights of women and all gender-oppressed people, through a one-day demonstration of economic solidarity.

International Women's Day 2017: Here's what we need to celebrate — Happy Humans' Day
Life

International Women's Day 2017: Here's what we need to celebrate — Happy Humans' Day

On the occasion of International Women's Day 2017, filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari shares her thoughts — in verse — on what we really should be celebrating — being human.

International Women's Day 2017: Celebrate womanhood with these five amazing songs
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International Women's Day 2017: Celebrate womanhood with these five amazing songs

It's International Women's Day, and these songs celebrate the power of womanhood

International Women's Day 2017: Even journalists chasing news have to deal with rampant sexism
Life

International Women's Day 2017: Even journalists chasing news have to deal with rampant sexism

At Firstpost, we work in a newsroom that encourages discussions, debates and sometimes even rants on pertinent issues like gender and sexism. A few journalists from our newsroom share the sexism that they have dealt with from the beginning of their career. The International Women’s Day cannot to be restricted to being a token 'day', it's purpose should be to take the narrative forward.

International Women's Day 2017: Solidarity strikes by women that changed our world
Life

International Women's Day 2017: Solidarity strikes by women that changed our world

Women’s strikes and solidarity strikes in the past have worked where other forms of advocacy have failed. On International Women's Day 2017, the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development put together these infographics that look at some of the strikes by women that changed our world — for the better.

International Women's Day 2017: Kangana Ranaut, other badass women have a message for you
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International Women's Day 2017: Kangana Ranaut, other badass women have a message for you

On this Women's Day, here are some badass women, with some badass messages.

International Women's Day 2017: Are you gender sensitive? Take our quiz and find out
India

International Women's Day 2017: Are you gender sensitive? Take our quiz and find out

The world is celebrating International Women's Day on Wednesday. This year the United Nations' theme is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030” which urges men, women and non-binary people to take "groundbreaking action that truly drives the greatest change for women".

International Women's Day 2017: These women in South India are models of inspiration
Life

International Women's Day 2017: These women in South India are models of inspiration

In the run up to International Women’s Day 2017 on 8 March, we profiled little-known women in South India who have fought against all odds in their local communities to bring forth change and transformation

International Women's Day: Five Bollywood tracks for ladies to put on repeat today
Bollywood

International Women's Day: Five Bollywood tracks for ladies to put on repeat today

This Women's Day, as you step out to yet another day, just a little different maybe(?), here are a bunch of tracks you might want to mark favourite.

International Women's Day 2017: How Nalini Shekar transformed the lives of Bengaluru's rag pickers
Life

International Women's Day 2017: How Nalini Shekar transformed the lives of Bengaluru's rag pickers

Nalini Shekar of the Hasiru Dala has transformed how rag pickers are viewed

International Women's Day 2017: Sania Mirza to Sakshi Malik, top stars on what it means to be a female athlete in India
Sports

International Women's Day 2017: Sania Mirza to Sakshi Malik, top stars on what it means to be a female athlete in India

On International Women’s Day, we asked six women athletes a simple question: What does it mean to be a female athlete in India. Here's what they said.

International Women's Day 2017: Once all-male, now women Kuchipudi dancers outnumber men
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International Women's Day 2017: Once all-male, now women Kuchipudi dancers outnumber men

It was only in the early 1900s that women were allowed to perform Kuchipudi, the medieval classical dance form that originated in the eponymous village in Andhra Pradesh.

International Women's Day 2017: Meet Kalavathy Sridharan, a successful Dalit entrepreneur in Tamil Nadu
India

International Women's Day 2017: Meet Kalavathy Sridharan, a successful Dalit entrepreneur in Tamil Nadu

In the run up to International Women’s Day on 8 March, read about Kalavathy Sridharan, a young dalit entrepreneur from Chennai