Saturday, September 21, 2019
Laxmi Has Taken Up A New Fight: Skin Donation Campaign

Laxmi Has Taken Up A New Fight: Skin Donation Campaign

As a survivor of an acid attack herself, Laxmi is an ambassador for skin donation and urges people to pledge in to the cause.
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Rescued Women In Nigeria Return To Boko Haram Fighters

Despite being rescued from the insurgency group, women in Nigeria still choose to return to their Boko Haram abducters.
Journalists In Delhi Protest Against Illegal Arrest of Prashant Kanojia

In Photos: Journalists In Delhi Protest Against The Illegal Arrest of Prashant Kanojia

Journalists protest against Prashant Kanojia's arrest over a tweet due to the rising fascism under Yogi Adityanath and his supporters.
How Nesamani Became The Voice Of Dissent Of Tamil Nadu

How Nesamani Became The Voice Of Dissent Of Tamil Nadu

Nesamani becomes a symbol of protest, resistance, difference, and plurality that a regressive ultranationalism tries to smother.
Dutee Chand Is The Queer Icon That India Needs Today

Dutee Chand Is The Queer Icon That India Needs Today

In a historical landmark, the "fastest Indian woman", Dutee Chand, talks about her same-sex relationship "with her soulmate" .
Sweet Home Alabama: The Past And The Present Of Oppressive Abortion Laws

Sweet Home Alabama: The Past And The Present Of Oppressive Abortion Laws

For the residents of Alabama, USA, it is a no-win situation, since they are getting neither contraception nor development.
#SupremeInjustice In Due Process: Why Can't We Protest Against The CJI Gogoi Hearing?

#SupremeInjustice In Due Process: Why Can’t We Protest Against The CJI Gogoi Hearing?

The CJI Gogoi case has witnessed a multitude of overlapping silences – from discrediting the complainant, failing to adhere to proper standards of due process, to now finally, restraining the voices of citizens who are well within their rights to protest and demand justice.
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The Pink List: The Instagram Page That Lists LGBTQIA+ Friendly Politicians

A trio of young voters have put together a "Pink List" of candidates for the 2019 General Elections who have supported LGBTQI+ rights.
Why Bilkis Bano's Struggle For Victory Matters

Why Bilkis Bano’s Struggle For Victory Matters

The Supreme Court has directed the Gujarat Government to pay Rs 50 lakhs as compensation and to provide a government job to Bilkis Bano who was gang-raped during the Gujarat riots of 2002.

How The Revolution Led By Sudanese Women Took Down The President

On Thursday, after long drawn out anti-establishment protests led by Sudanese women, the President of Sudan stepped down while the protestors celebrated.

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The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

India boasts of the oldest and among the farthest-reaching set of affirmative action policies, enshrined within the constitution, created for the purpose of tackling caste-based discrimination and generations of injustice. Despite this, the goal of the annihilation of caste is far from being actualised.
Why Do Bollywood Movies About Women Have Male Protagonists?

Why Do Bollywood Movies About Women Have Male Protagonists?

Over the past two decades, many Bollywood films that have been hailed as women empowerment movies. But are these movies actually giving us powerful female protagonists, or just a reiteration of gender roles through male protagonists?
Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

The debate on the ‘Menstruation Benefit Bill’ tabled by Ninong Ering, a Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha representing Arunachal Pradesh in 2018, triggered widespread discussion on the need to have menstrual leave policy for working women every month.