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International Women's Day 2017: When RK Roja speaks, her political rivals shiver
Politics

International Women's Day 2017: When RK Roja speaks, her political rivals shiver

RK Roja has been called many unflattering things by her political rivals. But that hasn't stopped her from taking on her adversaries, including TDP supremo Chandrababu Naidu.

International Women's Day 2017: P Viji and her fight for women's right to urinate
Life

International Women's Day 2017: P Viji and her fight for women's right to urinate

Viji has a simple message to women: “Be independent and fight against all those who oppress you. I have done it and I would like you to do it, too.”

International Women's Day 2017: Kerala actress' molestation shows all Indian women are vulnerable
Life

International Women's Day 2017: Kerala actress' molestation shows all Indian women are vulnerable

In part five of the series read about how rape, harassment, abuse and molestation are not confined only to the poorer sections of society.

Air India sets world record by operating flight around the world with all-women crew
India

Air India sets world record by operating flight around the world with all-women crew

In a quest to set a new world record, Air India has operated a flight around the world with an all-women crew ahead of International Women's Day.

International Women's Day 2017: Meet Kurnool's 'self help woman', B Vijayabharathi
Life

International Women's Day 2017: Meet Kurnool's 'self help woman', B Vijayabharathi

Since the 1990s, Vijayabharathi has worked in rural Andhra Pradesh through thrift and credit societies aimed at economic empowerment of rural women to bring about a movement of social change

International Women's Day 2017: This all-girls skateboarding crew was featured in a viral music video
Life

International Women's Day 2017: This all-girls skateboarding crew was featured in a viral music video

The video for the new Wild Beasts track 'Alpha Female' features Atita Verghese and her all-girls skateboarding crew. Here's what you need to know about the girls on wheels

International Women's Day 2017: Tune in to Chuski Pop, a feminist podcast by two desi girls
Life

International Women's Day 2017: Tune in to Chuski Pop, a feminist podcast by two desi girls

The feminist podcast Chuski Pop is specifically meant for desi women

International Women's Day 2017: Kerala and the myth of matriarchy
Life

International Women's Day 2017: Kerala and the myth of matriarchy

In the matrilineal joint families of Kerala, patriarchs — not matriarchs — actually ruled the roost

International Women's Day 2017: Smita Sabharwal, Telangana's 'People’s Officer', says merit has no gender
Life

International Women's Day 2017: Smita Sabharwal, Telangana's 'People’s Officer', says merit has no gender

IAS officer Smita Sabharwal is known as the 'People’s Officer' in Telangana for her extraordinary work in Chittoor, Warangal, Vizag and Karimnagar. She was one of the women achievers we profiled in the run-up to International Women's Day

International Women's Day 2017: Trafficked and duped, these women have nowhere to turn
Life

International Women's Day 2017: Trafficked and duped, these women have nowhere to turn

Trafficked to the Gulf, these women are trying to get back on their feet once back home

International Women's Day 2017: How S Ranganayaki became Tamil Nadu’s water warrior
Life

International Women's Day 2017: How S Ranganayaki became Tamil Nadu’s water warrior

‘Raja Vaaikal’ Ranganayaki fought alone for a basic need for her entire village – water – and won