Feminist News Wrap: First Female Bus Driver, Teesta Setalvad And FGM

Three law students of OP Jindal University, Sonipat gang-raped a 20-year-old student. In her complaint, the student told police that after the incident she was...

Feminist News Wrap: From Commodifying Women to Relaxing Child Labour Laws

This week has seen a variety of feminist news and news related to women – VHP leaders advise Hindu couples to have more children,...

Feminist News Wrap: Parsi Women, Goa CM & Women-Oriented Political Parties

Feminist news from last week in a short crisp wrap!

Dear Vogue India, It Is Time To Stop ‘Empowering’ Women!

Vogue comes out with the third video of the empower series and we are really hoping this is the last of the mix.While the first video made no sense, the second one got it all wrong, and now, the third one aptly supports this trilogy of blunders. And here is why we think Vogue is completely off the mark and it is time to stop!

Feminist News Wrap: Nirbhaya Fund, #PadsAgainstSexism & Saina Nehwal

This week has seen a variety of news related to women – three dalit girls found dead, minors raped, probe into the Nirbhaya fund...

Freedom of Speech: The Internet, 66A and Anushka Sharma

While the SC has scraped off Sec 66A of the IT Act, one is still skeptical if it will make much of a difference to feminists or women in general on internet.

Feminist News Wrap – Women CEOs, Women Police and Women Peons

This week has seen a variety of news related to women - data analyses of women CEOs, reservation for women in the police force...

Feminist News Wrap – Suzette Jordan, Uber and Women’s Hockey

Well known women's right activist Suzette Jordan passed away due to multiple organ failure. She paved the way for removing the stigma associated with...

Feminist News Wrap: Budget Cuts, Beedi Workers And Sportswomen

While, the week has been full of news reports, opinions and protests revolving around the banned documentary on the Nirbhaya Rape Case, India's Daughter, we...

Feminist News Wrap: Women Voters, Menstrual Taboos and ‘Soft Power’

In the beginning of the month, this article on the differential treatment of women's role in the army came up. Apparently, "several lady officers...

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
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A science based rationale to challenge myths surrounding impurity of menstrual blood by understanding what composites normal blood and menstrual discharge.
Dalit Women Learn Differently: Experiences In Educational Institutions

Dalit Women Learn Differently: Experiences In Educational Institutions

The obvious concern here is the adverse representation of lower castes and tribes in higher educational institutions, despite the formulation of reservation laws that were implemented five decades back. And with such a scarce representation of SC/ST groups in general, it is quite obvious that the percentage of women from these minority groups is even worse.