Tag: Gender equality

A Contentious Triple Talaq Bill

 
/ July 16, 2018

The triple talaq bill, waiting for the Rajya Sabha's approval, has left people debating about whether it will actually protect Muslim women's rights.

Bend it Like Poonam: Adolescent Girls Challenge Patriarchy on the Football Field

 
/ April 3, 2017

Mahila Swarojgar Samiti is helping teenage girls in Varanasi shape their identity and be more confident about their sexuality through football.

Why can women not name their husbands?

 
/ January 26, 2017

Community Correspondent Madhuri asks Sindhu, Gayatri Devi, Rita Devi and Srisati Devi the names of their husband. The women, of varying age, all smile shyly and unanimously respond that they cannot refer to their husbands by their names. The reason being the husband is a superior creature, equivalent to a...

Why can women not name their husbands?

 
/ January 26, 2017

Community Correspondent Madhuri asks Sindhu, Gayatri Devi, Rita Devi and Srisati Devi the names of their husband. The women, of varying age, all smile shyly and unanimously respond that they cannot refer to their husbands by their names. The reason being the husband is a superior creature, equivalent to a...

The Boy who Cooks and Cleans – Gender Equality is not so hard

 
/ November 24, 2016

Rohit helps his mother and sister by doing the household chores, setting an example of gender equality in his patriarchal community.

One Billion Rising: Discrimination in home guards

 
/ March 12, 2015

12th March| Dhangadhra,Surendranagar District, Gujarat | Bipin Solanki The year 2015 started on a most inspiring note for women in the Armed Forces of India. For the first time ever the Republic Day Parade, held on the 26th of January each year, saw an all women contingent march through Rashtrapati...

Alcohol Addiction Consumes Daily Wages

 
/ February 22, 2012

Women of Mughalpura, Haryana speak out against husbands’ alcohol addiction.

Women, The Second Sex In Media

 
/ June 24, 2011

Female journalists in Bihar bemoan the fact that Media remains a male-dominated space.