Sunday, 27 November, 2022

Topic: Feminism

A fierce feminist, poet – how Kamini Roy broke the glass ceiling for women in the 1880s

With many firsts to her name, Kamini Roy was a trailblazer in women’s rights advocacy

Jeans to salwars—all welcome to demand rights at Aurat March. But some Pakistanis can’t digest it

Aurat March put out slogans like 'Mera jism, meri marzi' among its many demands. And Mahira Khan, Sheema Kermani have come out in support.

‘I opened a closed door’ — Fathima Beevi, India’s 1st woman judge in SC who remains an enigma

In 'Rising: 30 Women Who Changed India', Kiran Manral talks about how important Fathima Beevi was in India's feminist struggle.

SubscriberWrites: A poem to highlight the personal experience of working women in India

This composition is an attempt to stir a conversation on a woman’s basic right to make her own choices ahead of Women’s Day, writes Sangeeta Kampani.

One way for women to tackle an uneven playing field—choose a boss, not a job

In 'Awakening the Rainmaker', Nishtha Anand maps out how women have carved out their own space within a corporate world.

In Subah, Smita Patil’s character broke glass ceiling of what ambitious women can’t do

Smita Patil plays Savitri, a woman who is capable, intelligent and ambitious, but often finds herself caught up in the complications of family life.

Channi in Punjab to Gond in UP — An English nursery rhyme explains their sudden elevation

Congress and BJP are bread-crumbing India’s oppressed communities, one political post at a time. But do those chairs have power?

‘Financial feminism’ is how women can bridge the gender pay gap in their careers

Gender differences in financial inclusion put women at risk of financial fragility and poverty, especially in times of crisis.

Husbands are our culture, said Pakistani model Sadaf Kanwal. Then feminism lessons followed

The model-cum-actor said since she had married, she had to pick up her husband’s shoes, iron his clothes.

Feminist men have more sex — new study

Feminist men help transcend sexual inequality by bridging the gender gap in orgasms. It’s a good sign.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
Representational image | Wiki Commons

How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.