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Mar 08, 2019
Women's Day 2019: Achievements unlocked, skills proven, but women's representation in Indian politics embarrassingly lowOn International Women's day, a look at women in politics in India and their low representation in parliaments and decision-making roles.
Dec 27, 2018
#MeToo, increased workplace participation and other ways in which 2018 was an empowering year for womenAs women fight back and claim their space, as well as participate in movements like #MeToo, it seems that empowerment has come to stay in India
Nov 09, 2018
MeToo movement, Sabarimala controversy: Tenets of feminism need a rethink as debate over gender equality deepensThe MeToo movement, although far from perfect, has provided a tool, whereby women can bring the focus to the differences and their vulnerabilities without being dis-empowered by them.
Jul 23, 2018
GST exemption for sanitary pads not end of fight; affordability, policy changes still needed for safe menstrual hygieneResearch shows that only 12% of the 497 million women in India have access to sanitary napkins, and their poor menstrual hygiene was mainly because of lack of affordability.
Jun 28, 2018
Response to women's safety poll has been typically sexist and myopic; report should be studied, not vilifiedCloser home in India, the joke hits home. A perception study recently conducted by Thomson Reuters Foundation that maps India as the most unsafe country for women, has become the subject of much debate.
Apr 24, 2018
Death penalty for child rapists does not mean swifter or better justice: Reporting of rape deterred, not actAbout 90 percent of child rape cases were pending trial in India in 2016, no more than 28 percent of such cases ended in conviction, and there is a 20-year backlog in bringing cases to trial, the latest available national crime data show.
Nov 29, 2017
GES Hyderabad 2017: Highlight of Ivanka Trump's visit should be India's burgeoning gender gap in workforce, not biryaniIt is heartening to see the amount of interest generated in India over the visit of Ivanka Trump for the three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad.
Nov 03, 2017
First-ever Gender Vulnerability Index will give activists tangible parameters to tackle discrimination against Indian womenThe first ever Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI), developed by Plan India, a non-governmental organisation, indicates that Goa is the safest for women and girls while Bihar ranked the lowest for their safety and security.
Oct 18, 2017
Men's participation in social media wave #MeToo highlights need for men to own up to their privilegeIf you were on social media yesterday I'd be surprised if your Twitter and Facebook timelines were not flooded with #MeToo and brutal stories from women of all ages about what they've faced.
Aug 07, 2017
Haryana stalking case: BJP's silence, dysfunctional law and order machinery make victim's fight necessaryThe cowardice of the cops in dealing with the Vikas Barala in alleged stalking case because of his links to BJP and the public shaming of the victim are the reasons why the victim's fight is important