RSS Women's Wing Camp taught young girls conflicting messages of empowerment with combat training and lessons on how to be a good mother.
A soldier's wife sent PM Modi a 56-inch blouse, a part of the trend of feminine symbols being used as "insults" in political protests.
Misogyny in the Indian political arena runs deep. Women politicians are constantly subject to vile sexist remarks targeting their appearance.
At the core of this mindset lies the assumption that women need "protection" because, god forbid, what if they exercise their right to choose their own partners for love or for marriage? The horror!
Jayalalithaa’s life is testimony to the difficulty that women in politics might face – especially those that do not come from politically established families. Given the patriarchal structure of the family, women are expected to balance a home and work life, something that is difficult in a career in politics.
Post the Dadri lynching case, we heard a lot of ministers and politicians giving insensitive statements and jumping to conclusions one after the other. Mahesh...