Women S Rights
World  /  Published 13.08.22

Disperse female protesters

Women's movement curtailed The Taliban seized Kabul on August 15, 2021, hours after the last US troops withdrew and the democratically elected Afghan government crumbled. The hard-line Islamists...
By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 13.08.22

Support grows for former St Xavier’s varsity teacher

Gaurav Banerjee, who started the online campaign on, has listed several points explaining what prompted him to do so. “The (assistant) professor had uploaded these photos on her pers...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

People  /  Published 10.01.22

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

My advice to young girls is to understand that until and unless the ecosystem around us changes, women will continue to be subjected to discrimination. That’s why movements like #MeToo is so imp...
By Lygeia Gomes

People  /  Published 08.12.21

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

In Kolkata, her name is familiar as one of the oldest colleges in the city is named after this firebrand. But what do we really remember about her? Editor of the weekly publication Banglar Katha, Basa...
By Shivangi Sen


Books  /  Published 26.11.21

The long road to equality

The author also brings out the hitherto overlooked tension between women’s right to inherit property, which she analyses in the context of family, and the larger understanding of gender justice ...
By Urvashi Sarkar

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.21

Where have the voices gone?

It has been a few months since the United States of America decided to unconditionally pull out its troops from Afghanistan. We now know that a humanitarian catastrophe is unfolding there. We also kno...
By Chirantan Chatterjee

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.03.21

Activists protest against centre’s policies

Over 50 women’s rights activists carried out demonstrations near the district headquarters of Dhanbad on Monday against the central government and terming it as anti-poor and anti-farmer and hel...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

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

India  /  Published 21.10.20

‘Sack NCW chief’ cry grows louder

NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma has stirred a controversy with her comment that there was a “rise in love-jihad cases” in Maharashtra, drawing the ire of netizens, politicians and activists w...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


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