Jharkhand  /  Published 20.09.21

Nameplate to fight skewed sex ratio

Residents of a Jharkhand village with a skewed sex ratio have decided to install house nameplates carrying the names of their daughters to promote gender equality. Sixty families at Bharatia village ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 07.09.21

A curtain now divides Afghan students

Students across Afghanistan have started returning to university for the first time since the Taliban stormed to power, and in some cases females have been separated from their male peers by curtains ...
By Reuters

Style  /  Published 02.09.21

Shorts & the city: The resentment is nasty, brutish

Dressed in my favourite grey shorts and tee I had walked up to the basement elevator of a mall. I was headed for a night show and clad in comfy-wear. The elevator had room for many more even after my ...
By Chandreyee Ghose

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.08.21

Meet India’s first woman miner

Breaking the gender stereotypes, Akanksha Kumari, a 25-year-old mining graduate from BIT Sindri has earned the distinction of being the first woman in the history of Coal India to be working in an und...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.21

Letters to the Editor: Nation thanks Supreme Court for eliminating gender bias in NDA exams

Sir — On Wednesday, the Congress leader, Shashi Tharoor, was discharged by a sessions court in Delhi in connection with the sensationalized case of the death of his wife, Sunanda Pushkar (&ldquo...
By The Telegraph


India  /  Published 14.08.21

Social media being used to prey on girls

With her school closed for over a year and little to do at home, 15-year-old Shahida (name changed) started spending more time on social media. Soon, the teenager was in a relationship with a 24-year...
By Uzmi Athar in New Delhi

Style  /  Published 05.08.21

Game of shorts

From shorts versus bikini bottoms to full length body suits and leotards, Tokyo Olympics 2020 has been ridden with controversies (and contradictions) about what women athletes should or should not wea...
By Anasuya Basu

Opinion  /  Published 15.07.21

Little known: PoSH Act

Laws alone cannot correct institutionalized gender bias; people must have a genuine desire for justice too. A direction by the Bombay High Court exposed ways in which gender bias functions in implemen...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.21

Bengal: Girls exceed boys in schools

Girl students enrolled from pre-primary to class 12 in West Bengal schools have outnumbered boys, according to a central government survey. The dropout rate among girls is also lower than the boys in...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 07.07.21

KCC’s virtual series on inclusion

The webinar saw speakers discuss issues of gender and sexuality in art, poetry, lyrics, literature, schools and policy-making. The last of these sessions also saw a talk moderated by Reena with Tendai...
By Anannya Sarkar


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