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Everyday Sheroes: Here's how helpline worker Nandini from Bengaluru made the right call

In our run-up to International Women's Day, we have curated this series of stories of women who aren't extraordinary — but our world may just stop going around if they decided to call it a day

Published on 7th March 2020
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BHU students perform 'nukkad natak' on campus portraying violence against women for Women's Day

The play meant for celebrating International Women's Day tried to advocate gender sensitisation and help develop the sense among everyone on campus

Published on 29th February 2020
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Girl's body is a mystery, keep it covered: What made DU girls sit for an indefinite strike against curfew timings

Amending the curfew timings of the girls' hostels is a long-standing demand but this is the first time that all the five hostels that house Indian students have come together to protest

Published on 27th February 2020
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IIT Madras students to wear black in protest against shutting of Krishna Gate  

The students have also claimed that the administration is identifying students who are protesting and asking faculties to warn them against it  

Published on 21st January 2020
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How Devi Yeshodharan went from being Infosys Narayana Murthy's speechwriter to creating an Empire

We examine author Devi Yesodharan’s fascination with Rajendra Chola, her tryst with historical fiction and her future endeavours in writing

Published on 16th January 2020
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JNU's inadequate communication is to blame: IIM Indore Director Himanshu Rai on #FeeHike protests

The IIMs are participating in solving the nation's issues. Rai says that this country is as much theirs as anyone else's and they will knock on every door, uninvited, with the intention of helping

Published on 14th January 2020
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Why the encounter in Hyderabad doesn't help us truly address rape as a social crime

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will conduct a spot inquiry at the site of the “encounter” near Tondupally toll plaza in Telangana where four men were gunned down

Published on 7th December 2019
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Weaving hopeful tales: These women from Muzaffarnagar are making sustainable home decor, thanks to SSF

Started by Gauri Agarwal, Skilled Samaritan Foundation empowers women to make products like tables and wallets and provides them with a monthly income

Published on 5th December 2019
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Why theatre artiste Sunandha Raghunathan believes that one's craft is the ultimate weapon to fight patriarchy

 An actor, writer and director, Sunandha believes that theatre in India is dominated by male representation that ignores the 'other' and wants to create a culture of feminist expression to counter it

Published on 2nd December 2019
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How this Noida engineer's life changed when she wrote a letter to FB COO, Sheryl Sandberg

An engineer, TedX speaker and now an author, Sanya Khurana wants women to stop being defined by society-approved gender roles

Published on 3rd November 2019
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Why Aditi Maddali's film will make you fall in love with traditional Uyyala Paatalu again

Aditi Maddali's documentary Songs of Our Soil brings to the fore Telangana's Uyyala Paatalu songs which women sing on the fields and have found its way to protests

Published on 15th October 2019
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Massive win for Hyderabad's St Francis College girls as management agrees to cancel new dress code and stop screening

The students have gone back to their respective classes after the management agreed to roll back to the previous dress code — no sleeveless, short clothes or cold shoulders

Published on 16th September 2019
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Patriarchy, moral policing and gender roles: How kids in Chennai school are conditioned

Gender segregation and patriarchal values are seemed to be taught from a young age. Here's a look at a few schools in Chennai

Published on 21st August 2019
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Remembering Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison: Read 10 of her most empowering quotes on gender, racism and love

Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. She was the first African-American woman to win the award

Published on 7th August 2019
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This 10-second-long film by JNU students tells us what's wrong with Kiran Rao's 'Change'

The film which was released on June 26, also tells us the story of two children, a boy and a girl, who are served milk 

Published on 27th June 2019

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