The 4th of January was a big day for the Indian Women's football team. They clinched the South Asian Football Federation Cup for the fourth consecutive time by defeating Bangladesh 3-1.
We all sang praises of all of these amazing women who rocked at this year’s Olympics, but does that mean that the Olympics have gotten rid of the ever-so-prevalent sexism?
The fact that two women had to "prove their worthiness" by winning Olympic medals for you to give attention to the abnormal low sex ratio in our country is an extremely problematic narrative.
PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik did not win at the Olympics because of India, they won despite it.
Ace against odds is the autobiography penned down by Sania with the help of her father and mentor Imran Mirza and sports journalist Shivani Gupta.
Women athletes from all over the world are crushing it at Rio Olympics 2016, but global media is still showing us that sexism is alive and well, kicking. Yes, this is 2016.
India will be at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro from 5th- 21st August with their largest ever contingent, after the 83-strong team at London Olympics in 2012. The Indian Olympic Association is sending 124 athletes to Rio in 15 sports competing in 64 events, out of which 56 are women. Below is the complete list of Indian sports women competing in 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio with information on the schedule too. The games begin tomorrow, i.e. 5th august 2016.
In photos: The story of one academy, the so-called ‘Nursery of Indian women’s hockey’, is nothing short of a fairy-tale.
Inside Shahabad: the sleepy highway town in Haryana where Indian women’s hockey stars are born.
?#?IndianWomenInSports? is a poster series created and curated by Feminism in India to promote and highlight Indian women in sports and their achievements.
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