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Is Delhi’s Heavy Surveillance Making Women Safer?
October 16, 2021

Is Delhi’s Heavy Surveillance Making Women Safer?

By Sarah Khan
Delhi is turning into a surveillance city, replete with CCTV cameras, under the guise of protecting women. But are women any safer than before?

High-Profile Rape Trial Continues India’s Sordid Tradition of Victim-Blaming  
June 10, 2021

High-Profile Rape Trial Continues India’s Sordid Tradition of Victim-Blaming  

By Sudha Ramachandran
The judge’s report in the case against Tarun Tejpal sparked outrage for its misogynistic scrutiny of the plaintiff.
Women in India Come Together to Fight COVID-19
May 29, 2021

Women in India Come Together to Fight COVID-19

By Akanksha Khullar
It is time to recognize the efforts of these unseen heroes of the crisis and acknowledge the critical roles that women play in Indian society.

Missing in India’s Upcoming State Elections: Female Candidates
April 09, 2021

Missing in India’s Upcoming State Elections: Female Candidates

By Sudha Ramachandran
Despite rhetorical commitment to gender parity in politics, India’s major political parties fall far short of that goal.

Chief Minister of India’s Uttarakhand Angers Women Over Regressive Comment
March 26, 2021

Chief Minister of India’s Uttarakhand Angers Women Over Regressive Comment

By Sudha Ramachandran
Tirath Singh Rawat joins an unfortunately long list of Indian politicians whose needless remarks about women betray their mindset.

India’s Invisible Women Farmers
January 14, 2021

India’s Invisible Women Farmers

By Neeta Lal
The farmers' protests outside New Delhi have cast a spotlight on a traditionally overlooked group: the women who keep India's farms running.

Push to Legislate Interfaith Marriages Sparks Backlash in India
November 16, 2020

Push to Legislate Interfaith Marriages Sparks Backlash in India

By Neeta Lal
The renewed focus on “love jihad” has provoked outcry from critics, who see it as a blow to both communal harmony and women’s rights.
Early Marriages in India: No Child’s Play
September 08, 2020

Early Marriages in India: No Child’s Play

By Neeta Lal
A toxic cocktail of the raging pandemic, economic crisis, and closed schools for months is exacerbating social ills like early marriages.

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