Donate to the Kerala Relief Operations as lakhs of people are being displaced due to the massive floods.
Many cases of crime against women in shelter homes have been brought to light of late. The author's concerns are no different from that of any other woman in the county.
Recently the External Affairs Minister has announced an increase in the legal and financial aid offered to Indian women deserted by their NRI husbands in 13 countries. Will this really help the wives? The author tries to answer.
Despite what the law says, society still believes that parents are only a son's responsibility - and this buck passes to the daughters in law. When will we change this mindset?
The ugly reality of India today is that we may magnanimously 'allow' the girl child to live, but we are very far from giving her a life of safety and dignity.
Widows have long been discriminated against. After being deprived of social and economic standing, inheritance laws for widows have aimed to set things right, through economic emancipation.
In a horrifying case that came to light recently, a 21 year old female tourist from Russia visiting the temple town of Tiruvannamalai was allegedly gang-raped by six men.
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