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Women's rights in India

In India, a Man Can Still Legally Rape His Wife

In India, a Man Can Still Legally Rape His Wife

By Bansari Kamdar
Marital rape, colonial hangover, and patriarchal impunity 73 years later.

Fighting Gender Inequality in India During the COVID-19 Pandemic  

Fighting Gender Inequality in India During the COVID-19 Pandemic  

By M Niaz Asadullah and Kalyani Raghunathan
The pandemic will drive many women in India into poverty and food insecurity.
India’s ‘Shadow Pandemic’

India’s ‘Shadow Pandemic’

By Neeta Lal
Domestic violence in India surges during the COVID-19 crisis.

Addressing Rape in India

Addressing Rape in India

By Neeta Lal
7 years after an infamous rape and murder case, India has made little progress in preventing crimes against women.

Ecological Training Is Empowering India’s Tribal Women

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

India's Abortion Epidemic

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

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