Women S Rights
Health  /  Published 02.12.19

Is the future accessible?

On December 3, the world observes the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) amid awareness marches, street plays and cultural programmes. But what happens next? A small step may n...

Culture  /  Published 02.10.19

Twin plays based on the journeys of women

SPCkraft, an interdisciplinary art collective led by Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee and Blooming Eye, presented two plays — Youniverse and Talking Wombs — in association with The Telegraph at ICCR. ...
By Priyanka Roy

World  /  Published 27.03.19

Saudi women's rights activists tell judges of abuse

By AP in Dubai

World  /  Published 06.12.19

First arrest on period ritual in Nepal

Nepali police have detained the brother-in-law of a woman who died in a menstruation hut, in what is believed to be the first arrest over the outlawed tradition, officials said on Friday.Many communit...
By AFP in Kathmandu

India  /  Published 21.11.19

More rights for J&K, says law officer

Solicitor-general Tushar Mehta on Thursday told the Supreme Court the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status under Article 370 had conferred more rights on people as laws, including equal ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 19.05.19

Jai Shri…Vidyasagar

In a state ruled by the lone woman chief minister of India, last week, some anti-socials thought nothing of vandalising the bust of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar. The 19th century educationist reformer fro...
By Upala Sen

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.19

We have to keep challenging misogyny

By Mehmal Sarfraz

India  /  Published 19.02.20

Women in combat roles? Time not ripe: GOC

Western Command GOC Lt Gen R P Singh has hailed the Supreme Court order on giving permanent commission to women officers in the Army, but said time is not ripe for them to get into combat roles. Talk...
By PTI in Dehradun

Culture  /  Published 12.10.19

She who broke the bhashaan dance ceiling

A few days before Kali Puja, a quiet, respectable, middle-class neighbourhood in suburban 80s Calcutta was jolted by the sound of an explosion. The bomb, it must be admitted, was metaphorical. Yet, it...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Calcutta  /  Published 09.05.20

You can’t ignore the unsung pivot anymore

The lockdown has opened our eyes to the unsung contribution of the woman of the house in running the show at home.An NGO has started an initiative to recognise the role of the woman in supporting the ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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