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In Brazil, women are bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic’s blow, at home and at work
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In Brazil, women are bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic’s blow, at home and at work

During the pandemic, more than 6.5 million Brazilian women exited the workforce, dropping their participation rate below 48 percent — the lowest in more than a decade

Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat apologises for 'ripped jeans' remark, but insists wearing 'torn' ones not right
India

Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat apologises for 'ripped jeans' remark, but insists wearing 'torn' ones not right

Stating that "if we inculcate good values and discipline in children, they will never fail in future", the chief minister stressed that he had made the comment at a programme held to keep the children away from intoxicants and other evils

A Pandemic Year for Women: On leaving home to find a distant, foreign one, during a global crisis
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A Pandemic Year for Women: On leaving home to find a distant, foreign one, during a global crisis

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

A Pandemic Year for Women: How lockdown limitations became a springboard for an entrepreneur-educator to reach new goals
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A Pandemic Year for Women: How lockdown limitations became a springboard for an entrepreneur-educator to reach new goals

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

A Pandemic Year for Women: How self-care made working through grief during a lockdown a little less challenging
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A Pandemic Year for Women: How self-care made working through grief during a lockdown a little less challenging

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

A Pandemic Year for Women: Bridging the emotional divide in a socially distanced era
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A Pandemic Year for Women: Bridging the emotional divide in a socially distanced era

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

Argarican couple, silver crown may point to woman with political power in Bronze Age
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Argarican couple, silver crown may point to woman with political power in Bronze Age

The findings add to an emerging body of research from Europe that is re-examining female power during the Bronze Age.

A Million Steps for Love: Exhibition captures moments from a documentary on pilgrimage of 'love' to Jerusalem
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A Million Steps for Love: Exhibition captures moments from a documentary on pilgrimage of 'love' to Jerusalem

The documentary takes the audience on a journey through the beautiful and barren landscape of Palestine and shares the message of love.

A Pandemic Year for Women: For a therapist, creating safe spaces for others meant finding one of her own
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A Pandemic Year for Women: For a therapist, creating safe spaces for others meant finding one of her own

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

How accusations of witchcraft ended women brewers' influence over the beer industry
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How accusations of witchcraft ended women brewers' influence over the beer industry

The history of beer points to a not-so-magical legacy of transatlantic slander and gender roles.

A Pandemic Year for Women: For a community library and its members, what is lost and found in a lockdown
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A Pandemic Year for Women: For a community library and its members, what is lost and found in a lockdown

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

A Pandemic Year for Women: In an unprecedented crisis, rethinking an art practice, and ways of living
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A Pandemic Year for Women: In an unprecedented crisis, rethinking an art practice, and ways of living

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

A Pandemic Year for Women: For those with a history of confinement, the lockdown was 'better' than what came before
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A Pandemic Year for Women: For those with a history of confinement, the lockdown was 'better' than what came before

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

A Pandemic Year for Women: For an expectant mother, a fraught but life-affirming experience
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A Pandemic Year for Women: For an expectant mother, a fraught but life-affirming experience

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

A Pandemic Year for Women: Lessons for a rural healthcare startup in Bihar during the COVID-19 crisis
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A Pandemic Year for Women: Lessons for a rural healthcare startup in Bihar during the COVID-19 crisis

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

A Pandemic Year for Women: Notes on negotiating the coronavirus crisis as a healthcare worker
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A Pandemic Year for Women: Notes on negotiating the coronavirus crisis as a healthcare worker

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

Women's Day 2021: Women write about their experiences in an unprecedented year of the pandemic
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Women's Day 2021: Women write about their experiences in an unprecedented year of the pandemic

While the coronavirus pandemic and resultant lockdowns have been especially hard on women, there are also many stories of resilience, courage and hope that have emerged in these times.

Films like Kajol's Tribhanga, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitaare chart an interesting evolution of the Bollywood 'naari'
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Films like Kajol's Tribhanga, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitaare chart an interesting evolution of the Bollywood 'naari'

Films like Tribhanga and Shakuntala Devi have shown mothers, and women overall, as full and complex human beings — not melodramatic side characters, but outspoken, independent leads who are in charge of their own fates

Usha Iyer on her book Dancing Women, a deep dive into the material and cultural production of dance in Hindi cinema
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Usha Iyer on her book Dancing Women, a deep dive into the material and cultural production of dance in Hindi cinema

Through her latest book, Usha Iyer provides an in-depth and discursive study of the history of the labour of producing on-screen dance — from the 1930s to the 1990s — and how over the years it has produced unique constructions of gender, sexuality, stardom and spectacle in and around the realm of Hindi cinema.

Reducing unwanted pregnancies during COVID-19: Rights-based, system-level response need of the hour
India

Reducing unwanted pregnancies during COVID-19: Rights-based, system-level response need of the hour

The access, availability and affordability of contraceptive and abortion services in India have been negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, exacerbating existing issues. Currently, the Government of India has considered these health services as essential during Covid-19.