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Women S Rights
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

Books  /  Published 16.05.19

The long yellow road to the Emerald City

A little girl with unusual companions sitting around a table cannot but conjure up visions of Alice at the Hatter’s tea party with the Hatter, March Hare and the sleeping Dormouse all squeezed into ...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

India  /  Published 09.07.19

New programme for women with disabilities

Six young women are set to kick off a unique initiative specially designed to develop leadership among women with disabilities in India. Rising Flame, a Mumbai-based non-profit, is launching the initi...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.05.19

Just did it: Nike's belated apology for gender bias

Apologies for and promises to put a stop to objectionable actions are praiseworthy, but are they not a little too late if they come only after years of discrimination have been exposed to the world? T...
By The Editorial Board

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World  /  Published 05.04.19

Saudi Arabia arrests more women's rights activists

Saudi Arabia detained eight people, including two dual US-Saudi citizens, in a new round of arrests in the kingdom targeting individuals supportive of women's rights and those with ties to jailed acti...
By AP in Dubai


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