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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
Mar 29, 2017
Anti-rape law: Concerns that women will misuse 'draconian' law is why our legal system so murkyThe petition puts forward a pretty skewed representation of the anti-rape law, by projecting the idea that rape cases are easy to win, when, in fact, rape convictions were at a five-year low last year.
May 05, 2016
For Jisha, Jyoti or just any other woman: Public or private, no space feels safeWomen's right to space - public or private - is a dicey issue in India, a male-dominated society. The recent crimes against women only reiterate that
Apr 22, 2016
No mini-skirt ban in Chandigarh discos, but it wouldn't shock us if there was oneFor a few hours, we all came to believe that hemlines will now be policed in Chandigarh. What would have been amazing was if we had all been amazed by this.
Dec 07, 2015
Telenor Project Sampark helps bridge mobile gender gapThe latest announcement from Telenor reveals that its Project Sampark has been recognised for bridging the mobile gender gap.