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Ecological Training Is Empowering India’s Tribal Women
June 26, 2019

Ecological Training Is Empowering India’s Tribal Women

By Parul Abrol
Training for tribal and nontribal forest-dwelling women in the Indian state of Odisha is making a difference.

India Unleashes Its Own #MeToo
October 17, 2018

India Unleashes Its Own #MeToo

By Neeta Lal
Across India, women are speaking up with tales of their abuse at the hands of powerful men.
Interview With Indian ‘Instant Divorce’ Victim Nida Khan
September 26, 2018

Interview With Indian ‘Instant Divorce’ Victim Nida Khan

By Prabhat Singh
How one woman is fighting against injustice, ignorance, and violence toward women in the name of religious practices.

India’s Problem With Women
September 26, 2018

India’s Problem With Women

By Tej Parikh
As tradition and modernity collide, India is the world's most dangerous place for women.

White: The Deafening Silences of India's Rape Epidemic
May 18, 2018

White: The Deafening Silences of India's Rape Epidemic

By Avinash Giri
A new silent film by an Indian indie filmmaker highlights the unending horrors of the aftermath of rape.

The ‘Pad Man’ of India’s Parliament
April 27, 2018

The ‘Pad Man’ of India’s Parliament

By Mansi Bhatia and Nantha Kishore
Lawmaker Ninong Ering’s progressive step toward a period-friendly India.

Misunderstanding Consent: When Indian Courts Interpret a Woman’s 'No' as a 'Yes'
October 13, 2017

Misunderstanding Consent: When Indian Courts Interpret a Woman’s 'No' as a 'Yes'

By Priyanka Borpujari
Even in India's courts, blaming the victim continues to take precedence over a woman’s consent.
India's Abortion Epidemic
July 11, 2017

India's Abortion Epidemic

By Ritu Mahendru
Despite health risks, middle class women in India are increasingly resorting to unlicensed abortions.

Why India's Triple Talaq Debate Misses the Point
July 05, 2017

Why India's Triple Talaq Debate Misses the Point

By Aftab Alam
Muslim women have far more pressing concerns. Why is this obscure practice gaining national attention?

A Northeast Indian Woman on Sexual Abuse in Big Cities
May 23, 2017

A Northeast Indian Woman on Sexual Abuse in Big Cities

By Vishal Arora
Vida Z. shares her experience with the troubling intersection of racism and sexual harassment.

Helping Women Travel Alone Amid India’s Rape Problem
May 18, 2017

Helping Women Travel Alone Amid India’s Rape Problem

By Vishal Arora
Malini Gowrishankar's start-up encourages women to travel by themselves, without fear.
Rupali Patil on the Challenges of Being a Woman Artist
March 28, 2017

Rupali Patil on the Challenges of Being a Woman Artist

By Vishal Arora
The artist from Pune, India recounts censorship and bias.

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