Tuesday, October 15, 2019

A Kashmiri Woman’s Story: Why Cricket Stopped Interesting Me?

While the nation is abuzz with the World Cup fever, the author recounts the story of how she lost her interest for the sport just owing to her gender.
Misogyny In Sports Makes Me Feel Like A Broken Tape Recorder*

Misogyny In Sports Makes Me Feel Like A Broken Tape Recorder*

Bernie Ecclestone claims that female drivers won’t be taken seriously in Formula One.
How Johri's Rifle Association Became An Inclusive Environment For Women

How Johri’s Rifle Association Became An Women-Inclusive Environment

In Johri's Rifle Association, you can find women of all ages, one eye closed and with a stiff body posture, shoot with confidence and accuracy.
Aditi Ashok

Aditi Ashok: A Reminder Why Golf Is Not Just A Man’s Sport

Aditi Ashok is a young golfer representing India at the international level and the winner of 3 Ladies European Tours.

10 Things Women Learning Martial Arts Are Tired Of Hearing

Do you practice martial arts? Have you heard these common excuses?
Iqra Rasool in action

Meet Iqra Rasool: The Young Pace Bowler From Kashmir With Big Dreams

Iqra Rasool has defied society's opposition to being a sportswoman. This year she hopes to lead J&K in the nationals for the 5th time.
Vinesh Phogat Wins Third Consecutive Gold In The Poland Open Tournament

Vinesh Phogat Wins Third Consecutive Gold In The Poland Open Tournament

India’s leading female wrestler Vinesh Phogat claimed her third successive gold medal at the Poland Wrestling Tournament in the 53kg category.
Indian Women In Sports: Wikipedia Edita-a-thon

Indian Women In Sports: Wikipedia Edita-a-thon

It was Wikipedia Editathon day at our office today and we edited articles on Indian women in sports to reduce the gender gap on Wikipedia.
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" .
Female Cricket

Female Cricket Intiative: No Dream Too Big For Aspiring Women Cricketers

As the only platform dedicated to women cricketers, Female Cricket aims to raise the profile of female cricketers by sharing their stories, acknowledging their hard-work and inspiring more girls to take up cricket.

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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.
Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Asexuality is often misinterpreted as a lack of sex by society, this leads to conflict between the asexual community and the society at large.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.