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New York City is not just epicentre of coronavirus pandemic, but of fashion history and women’s rights
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New York City is not just epicentre of coronavirus pandemic, but of fashion history and women’s rights

Oh New York, New York. A city so incredible you say its name twice like a prayer.

Ghar Ki Murgi review: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwary's poignant short is a hat-tip to the relentless unpaid labour of homemakers
Entertainment

Ghar Ki Murgi review: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwary's poignant short is a hat-tip to the relentless unpaid labour of homemakers

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwary's Ghar Ki Murgi was released on International Women's Day as a tribute to the unsung heroes who run the household.

Seven women achievers take over Narendra Modi's social media accounts, spread messages on water conservation, disability rights
India

Seven women achievers take over Narendra Modi's social media accounts, spread messages on water conservation, disability rights

On the occasion of women's day, seven woman achievers got to use Prime Minister Narendra Modi's accounts on social media to share their stories

#SheInspiresUs: Narendra Modi 'signs off' from social media, hands over accounts to seven women achievers
India

#SheInspiresUs: Narendra Modi 'signs off' from social media, hands over accounts to seven women achievers

In a series of tweets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded women for their outstanding achievements and shown hardwork and dedication in a wide range of sectors.

On international women’s day, free entry for women at all centrally protected monuments under Archaeological Survey of India
India

On international women’s day, free entry for women at all centrally protected monuments under Archaeological Survey of India

The Archaeological Survey of India has decided not to charge fees from women visitors to the centrally protected ticketed monuments across the country on the occasion of International Women's Day.

Aika to the Baika: Verse meets social critique in new lavani about how police can better deal with women's complaints
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Aika to the Baika: Verse meets social critique in new lavani about how police can better deal with women's complaints

As its refrain suggests, Aika to the Baika prompts the viewer to listen, to really listen to women. Though it is infamous for indulging only in themes like desire, sensuality, love and longing, lavani has in fact for centuries been employed as a tool for social messaging. Aika to the Baika is a modern iteration of the samajik lavani, a 'lyrical banter'.

In Kolkata, a group of Hindu priestesses storm a male bastion and confront patriarchy, caste
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In Kolkata, a group of Hindu priestesses storm a male bastion and confront patriarchy, caste

'Shubhamastu', a Kolkata-based collective of priestesses led by Dr Nandini Bhowmik, Ruma Roy, Semanti Banerjee, and Paulomi Chakraborty, has been presiding over Hindu ceremonies of weddings, memorial services, housewarming rituals, among others, for over a decade now.

Women's Day may be marked by the sun, but women's lives find resonance in the moon
Life

Women's Day may be marked by the sun, but women's lives find resonance in the moon

Women’s Day rolls around every year on the sun’s plodding, I-am-making-a-masterpiece-schedule and leaves us wondering about our lives. But the moon is closer home, reflecting the repetitive, beautiful, boring, terrible churn of our daily lives, the repetitive ways of civilisations rediscovering new ways to liberate and imprison women.

Media's use of imagery in reporting gender-based violence needs to change — and a feminist database has alternatives
Life

Media's use of imagery in reporting gender-based violence needs to change — and a feminist database has alternatives

Artists who responded to FII's open call for submissions have created imagery that encompasses a number of themes, including representation, empowerment, and solidarity. The emphasis is on images that show women as strong and resilient beings as opposed to stock photos that portray them as hapless victims.

Anti-CAA protests: In Mumbai, hundreds march from Five Gardens in Matunga to Chaityabhoomi in Dadar on Women's Day eve
India

Anti-CAA protests: In Mumbai, hundreds march from Five Gardens in Matunga to Chaityabhoomi in Dadar on Women's Day eve

Hundreds of women from different organisations in Maharashtra participated in a march against the CAA, NRC and NPR at Matunga in central Mumbai on Saturday

'Don’t celebrate me if you are not going to listen': Manipuri child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam turns down Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign
India

'Don’t celebrate me if you are not going to listen': Manipuri child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam turns down Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign

Child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam turned down the offer to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign on International Women's Day, hoping that her refusal will help attract the attention of the government towards her concerns

International Women’s Day Part 9: 6 health tips for women
Health

International Women’s Day Part 9: 6 health tips for women

Due to lack of information, a lot of women don’t even know what to look for and how to care of their health.

Narendra Modi ends speculation on him 'giving up' social media accounts; says will give away his handles to 'inspiring women' on Sunday
India

Narendra Modi ends speculation on him 'giving up' social media accounts; says will give away his handles to 'inspiring women' on Sunday

Modi's tweet puts a stop to all speculation following his post on Monday that he was thinking of giving up his social media accounts.

To All The Girls I’ve Loved: Sorry for All The Times I’ve Been A Casual Misogynist
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To All The Girls I’ve Loved: Sorry for All The Times I’ve Been A Casual Misogynist

It is difficult to identify misogyny in gay men, because we can infiltrate the thinnest of cracks; after all, we are supposed to be ‘brothers in arms’

Nine Sudanese women sentenced to 20 lashes, a month in jail for participating in 'unauthorised' anti-govt protest
World

Nine Sudanese women sentenced to 20 lashes, a month in jail for participating in 'unauthorised' anti-govt protest

Nine female protesters in Sudan were sentenced to 20 lashes and one month in prison for rioting, the Democratic Alliance of Lawyers said

Google CEO Sundar Pichai returns to India after two years to celebrate Women's Day
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai returns to India after two years to celebrate Women's Day

Google recently came into the spotlight after a study found that it paid men less money than women.

Maoists urge people in Bastar to 'celebrate Women's Day'; experts, security forces say objective is to recruit cadres
India

Maoists urge people in Bastar to 'celebrate Women's Day'; experts, security forces say objective is to recruit cadres

The CPI (Maoist) has exhorted people in Bastar to celebrate International Women's Day with gusto, and has put up pamphlets, posters and banners.

International Women's day 2019: From Flipkart to Renault India, special offers on e-commerce websites
India

International Women's day 2019: From Flipkart to Renault India, special offers on e-commerce websites

On International Women’s Day, several e-commerce websites are giving out attractive offers

Women's Day 2019: Men look forward to helping women get empowered, create a more equal world for them to co-exist
India

Women's Day 2019: Men look forward to helping women get empowered, create a more equal world for them to co-exist

International Women's Day is celebrated every year on 8 March to honour the strength and power of one half of the world and the reason for the other half, women. This year's theme is: 'Balance for Better'

Participation of women in India's labour force fell to 26 percent in 2018 from 36.7 percent in 2005, says report
India

Participation of women in India's labour force fell to 26 percent in 2018 from 36.7 percent in 2005, says report

According to the Deloitte report titled 'Empowering Women and Girls in India for the Fourth Industrial Revolution', 95 percent or 195 million women are employed in the unorganised sector or are in unpaid work.