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Comedian Agrima Joshua’s battle is the battle of every opinionated woman in India. And they are no stranger to death and rape threats.
Natasha Narwal was arrested for ‘conspiring’ Delhi violence and Amulya Leona for saying ‘Hindustan Zindabad, Pakistan Zindabad’. But how their dads reacted tells a lot about India today.
Most women in India are shouldering the larger burden of household duties now. Those who have jobs are on ‘double double shift’.
Bahujan movement founder Kanshiram paid special attention to mentoring women leaders. But that rich history has now shrunk into the image of Mayawati.
The abysmal number of women in India’s parliamentary committees on surrogacy, sexual harassment and indecent representation is a symptom of a larger bias.
In Bihar’s Sitamarhi, women from the families of migrant workers say they are forced to borrow from private money lenders as their husbands and sons are left with no income source.
About 31 million female workers face potential job cuts compared to 13 million men, underscoring that women are more vulnerable to losing jobs in a crisis.
When singer Adele posted a picture of herself on Instagram on her birthday, little would she have known that her fans would only praise her weight-loss.
In Invisible Women, Caroline Criado Perez writes about how we still read most things as ‘male’ — from emojis to TV to language.
In Fearless, Amneh Shaikh-Farooqui writes about the stories of Pakistani women achievers like Asma Jahangir and Qandeel Baloch who challenged patriarchy.