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Women S Rights
News  /  Published 09.12.22

Metiabruz walk highlights change in forms of violence against women

Rally was organised by Swayam, a feminist organisation that has been working to advance women’s rights...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

World  /  Published 03.11.22

US to seek Iran's ouster from UN's top women's rights body

Vice-President Kamala Harris said the country is 'unfit' to serve on the panel and its presence 'discredits the integrity' of its work...
By Edith M. Lederer in United Nations

World  /  Published 03.09.22

Record Saudi jail terms stoke fears

Two record verdicts against women signal a renewed clampdown on women's rights activists in the kingdom...
By Jennifer Holleis

World  /  Published 13.08.22

Disperse female protesters

A small group of women rallied in the Afghan capital for the first time in months, demanding a return of their freedoms...
By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 13.08.22

Support grows for former St Xavier’s varsity teacher

Online campaign strikes a chord...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 13.08.22

Unthinkable, misogynistic: Academic veterans frown upon St Xavier’s University episode

I consider this the worst form of sexual harassment & illegal intrusion into the privacy of a woman, says JU emeritus prof Supriya Chaudhuri...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

People  /  Published 10.01.22

‘Identify soft patriarchy’: Author Tanushree Ghosh advises Kolkata’s youth

The Kolkata-born, U.S.-based author on her new book, writing about #MeToo in 2021, social media’s role in activism and much more...
By Lygeia Gomes

People  /  Published 08.12.21

Remembering five women from Bengal who shaped India’s freedom struggle

From being imprisoned to swallowing cyanide pills, these women revolted, rebelled and rose up against the Raj...
By Shivangi Sen

Books  /  Published 26.11.21

The long road to equality

'Owning Land, Being Women' meticulously detangles the various complexities that colour women’s right to inherit in rural West Bengal...
By Urvashi Sarkar

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.21

Where have the voices gone?

Afghan women deserve the support of the ‘MeToo’ activists...
By Chirantan Chatterjee


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