Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Indian Women's Hockey Team: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Indian Women’s Hockey Team: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Everyone knew about the FIFA World Cup, but did you know that the Women's Hockey Cup 2018 began on July 21, 2018 and that the Indian women's hockey team qualified for it? In July 2018, FII organised a Wikipedia Editathon on the Indian Women's Hockey Team at our New Delhi office, to increase the representation of the women's hockey team as well as to teach a new skill of creating and editing articles on Wikipedia to the youth.
Serena Williams

How Serena Williams Is Revolutionising Motherhood In Sport

Serena Williams has now in effect precipitated a change that will encourage yet more women to the sport, who might previously have been wary of the challenges motherhood might bring, or encourage more mothers to return to the sport regardless without fear of simply ‘dropping away’.
Forbes 'World's Highest-Paid Athletes 2018' List Highlights The Gender Wage Gap In Sports

Forbes ‘World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2018’ List Highlights The Gender Wage Gap In Sports

Recently, Forbes released its list of 'World's Highest-Paid Athletes' for 2018, which was an ‘all-male affair’. No woman features on the list.
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.
Indian Premier League

The Indian Premier League And Its Blatant Sexism

It is time for cricket and for the Indian Premier League, in particular, to change its practices and stop the objectification of women in an attempt to sell their combination of cricket and entertainment.
women in sports

The Isolation Of Women In Sports – Why Can’t I Play Too?

The state needs to provide better sports facilities in government schools and colleges in order to inculcate sports as a gender-neutral activity and actively promote the participation of women in sports.
Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj: The Dauntless Captain In Blue

Mithali Raj, the captain of the Indian Women's Cricket Team has created history by creating an unbeaten world record of 6,000-run mark in the ODIs.
Padmini Rout

Did You know About Chess Grandmaster Padmini Rout?

Padmini Rout holds the honours of International Master and Woman Grandmaster and has been a world champion since 2008.
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.
Arunima Sinha

Arunima Sinha And The Life Lessons She Can Teach Us

An erstwhile national volleyball and football athlete, Arunima Sinha is the first woman with an amputation to scale Mount Everest.

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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.