Gender Equality
World  /  Published 12.03.21

Hanging clothes to spook troops

As women take a frontline role in anti-coup protests in Myanmar, some have found an inventive way of defying military rule — hanging traditional sarongs, underwear and even sanitary pads in the ...
By Reuters in Yangon

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.03.21

XLRI sets up Centre for Gender Equality

Keeping in sync with this year’s Women’s Day theme – Women in Leadership : achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world, Xaviers Institute of Management, is setting up a centre for ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Food  /  Published 06.03.21

So, who’s cooking?

Some years ago, I was asked by a well-meaning bunch of friends to help create a menu for what is known as ‘dude food’, basically things boys and men would like to eat on a night out with f...
By Vikas Kumar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.12.20

Tata Steel excels in LGBT+ inclusion

Global steel behemoth Tata Steel, which has its largest plant at Jamshedpur in Jharkhand, has been named a top employer for LGBT+ inclusion by India Workplace Equality Index (IWEI), the country’...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Entertainment  /  Published 16.12.20

Priya Shakti meets Burka Avengers

Priya’s Mask sees Priya join hands with Pakistan’s female superhero, Burka Avenger, in the fight against the virus. That’s a message in itself, isn’t it? Ram: Talent, like the...
By Priyanka Roy  in


Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

Men fight for women's rights

A tailor had visited his sister-in-laws’ home after she was “beaten up” there. A woman in the house told him that “a little thrashing” by men was common for every woman, ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.12.20

Women at law: a question of empathy

By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 24.10.20

Pray for a child, instead of a boy

The mode of offering a floral anjali to Durga might change this year but tens of thousands of worshippers will continue chanting a mantra that seeks a child from the goddess, instead of...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.20

Women, interrupted

By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 04.08.20

Mumbai: Women figures on traffic signage

Mumbai has become the first Indian city to introduce female figures on its traffic lights, a move welcomed by women’s rights campaigners as a step towards greater inclusivity. Authorities are s...
By Reuters in Mumbai


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