Many women claim it’s getting increasingly difficult to find men who measure up, who aren’t intimidated by their intellect and who are also determined to embark on a journey as equals.
Office housework happens outside of the spotlight. Some is administrative work that keeps things moving forward, like taking notes or finding a time everyone can meet.
Women are fearlessly penning down the evils of patriarchy by simply writing a woman’s reality. Much to society’s chagrin, women writers have decided to redefine their labels.
Being a strong woman is like being a sponge. She’s expected to take in everyone’s problems, fears and anxieties—squeezing in every last molecule and resuming original shape.
At work, when her period starts unexpectedly, she blinks to keep the tears of pain from her cramps, carrying her purse into the bathroom so that no one sees the brightly-coloured sanitary pad clutched in her hand. She can’t leave work early, of course, because then she becomes the woman shirking on her responsibilities to run home to her husband and kids.
Our history pages brim with inspiring stories of their fight for an independent India. However, the role of women in the Indian Independence Movement has tragically been marginalised, and often, overlooked.
Krisna Sobti, who passed away in 2019 at 94, is often referred to as the Grand Dame of Hindi Literature and a fiery voice among the second wave of Indian feminist writers - joining the ranks of Ismat Chughtai, Mahadevi Verma, and Amrita Pritam.
Women, married or unmarried, need to recognise and fight against the labels that come with getting an abortion, because at the end of the day it’s ‘my body, my choice’.
The rapid spread of the #MeToo in India has had little impact on the number of cases of sexual assault and harassment towards women. No surprises there in a country that’s known for victim bashing.
A list of organisations that are empowering women who have been victims of terrifying realities: rapes, domestic abuse, sexual assault, and acid attacks.
Consent has an everyday role to play in a healthy relationship: long-term or not. In most cases, once the headiness of the honeymoon period—where everything is marked through the lens of rose-tinted glasses—wears off.
At 31, para-badminton star Manasi Joshi has a heap of accomplishments—global recognitions and shiny medals from World Championships, for starters.
While motherhood bring the feeling of bliss for many, it is not the single unchallenged reality experienced by a new mother. An equally powerful, overwhelming reality that’s thrust upon them is postpartum depression – something that no one talks about.
While the measures and methods available to women from different socio-economic backgrounds regarding vaginal health are highly differentiated, the need to open up a conversation and spread awareness about menstruation, contraceptives and routine check-ups mark the tip of the iceberg.
Time magazine’s recognition of Bilkis Bano has restarted a positive conversation about the Shaheen Bagh Dadis, who have not forgotten the movement and not forgiven those who threaten it.