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Apr 29, 2017
Jayalalithaa's cape as shield; Mayawati's handbag, a sword: The weapons of women in politicsYudhistra had his spear, Bhima his mace, Arjuna his bow, Nakula and Sahadeva their swords. Jayalalithaa had her capes, Mayawati, her handbag — and Mamata Banerjee and Sonia Gandhi, their cotton saris.
Aug 13, 2016
Irom Sharmila and the Manipur malaise: We impose unreasonable ideals on our women leadersOn 9 August Irom Sharmila ended her 16-year fast against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). And at once, the conversation around her changed in Manipur.
May 01, 2014
Assault to abuses: What women politicians face in South AsiaWomen politicians in India, Pakistan and Nepal face hostility and aggression as they fight to be heard in the political arena, a United Nations-backed study.