Over the years, your support has made Women’s Web the leading resource for women in India. Now, it is our turn to ask, how can we make this even more useful for you? Please take our short 5 minute questionnaire – your feedback is important to us!
History, politics and pop culture enthusiast.
Way ahead of her time, educator & political activist Aruna Asaf Ali remains an inspiration to all Indian women who dream of great heights.
Mahima Bhatolia began The Social Paathshala to educate senior citizens in digital literacy, something so essential now during the pandemic.
As someone who has lost her mom, the book What to do When I'm Gone serves as a reminder of the advice my mother would want to give me on how to go through life without her.
Politician Mahua Moitra’s fiery speech in the Lok Sabha garnered a lot of attention, which included misogynistic tweets too, like one that referred to her as "one of the few 'men' in Lok Sabha".
A man in Hyderabad attacked a woman for sending him to jail for harassing her. Women really aren't safe anywhere, are they?
The Bombay High Court put additional restraints on print and electronic media and barred them from publishing the identity of rape victims.
Children internalize misogyny from observing, reading, and watching things and people around them. Let's set a better example.
Vikram Bhatt calling Sunny Leone a 'self-proclaimed OCD patient,' is problematic as it trivialises the seriousness of mental illnesses.
Let us look at 10 women friendly rulings by various courts in the country in the year since the last Republic Day in 2020.
Throughout history, various brave and selfless women leaders of India have led social and political movements, leaving a monumental impact.
Amitabh Bachchan recently seemingly 'complimented' the IMF Chief Gita Gopinath. But the comment only showed our sexist beliefs about women.
A mother and her 4 month old daughter were allegedly offloaded from a flight travelling from Chennai to Delhi after the infant was deemed to be ‘disturbing’ the passengers.
She Runs Government, a fellowship program launched by the Femme First Foundation will focus on training and mentoring of women in politics.
NCW Member Chandramukhi Devi’s insensitive remarks against Badaun rape & murder victim is yet another sexist incident of victim blaming.
Once again, director Ram Gopal Varma has managed to put his foot in his mouth by making an incredibly sexist remark. Will he ever stop?
On the one hand, our families almost force-feed their sons-in-law and on the other, forbid DILs from eating. Some women share their stories.
Kerala Censor board rejects Varthamanam, based on student led JNU protests; shows their discomfort with 'difficult' subjects, that make men, or powers that be, uncomfortable.
Being a teenage girl isn't the easiest today. But for days when you feel like no one gets you, here are 10 relatable quotes for teenage girls!
A recent ruling by a Sessions Court claiming in-laws' taunts are a part of daily life only goes on to show our regressive minsets.
Punjab and Haryana HC's latest ruling gives two consenting adults the right to live-in without any interference. Finally, some good news?
Bombay Rose by Gitanjali Rao is shortlisted for the 2021 Oscar's in the Animated Films category. 5 reasons everyone needs to watch it!
Arya Rajendran, with her win as the youngest Mayor in the history of India, is an inspiration to young women with political dreams!
Almost at the threshold of a new year, we must keep an eye out for these exciting Hindi films about strong women that are set to be released in 2021.
With Christmas just around the corner, cakes are a must! Here we have 9 eggless cake recipes for you to bake at home for a jolly Christmas!
Karima Baloch, a human rights activist from Pakistan has been found dead after she went missing in Canada.
With Vandana Sajnani Khattar opening about her pregnancy complications, here's everything you need to know about a weak uterine lining.
A job on compassionate grounds after the death of her father was denied to his daughter just because she is married. Karnataka HC says this is violation of right to equality.
The 10th edition of The National Laadli Media and Advertising Awards for Gender Sensitivity 2020 held yesterday honoured a large number of women creators.
A sexist article in the Wall Street Journal asked Dr Jill Biden to drop the honorific Dr to just be First Lady, now that her husband is President Elect of the US.
This World Human Rights day, let us look at how COVID-19 revealed our worst selves, almost overnight destroying some fundamental rights of these marginalised.
Olympian Anju Bobby George’s revelation proves that women still struggle with the shame of imperfections even if they make it to the top.
During the lockdown, when getting medical help for an upset tummy could be difficult, these loose motion remedies found at home will help.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas has just announced the release of her memoir titled ‘Unfinished’ on 19th January, 2021, and speaks of what drives her.
A recent Gates Foundation report shows underrepresentation of women in journalism in India, and that women were quoted voices in only 14% of online news stories in India.
As we observe International Volunteer’s Day today, let’s look at the selfless efforts made by Anganwadi workers in India who are at the frontline volunteering during COVID-19.
Netflix announces free subscription for 2 days on the 5th and 6th of Dec, so you can binge watch 11 amazing shows, movies and documentaries on women!
Ranjitsinh Disale wins the global teacher prize this year for promoting girls' education in tribal communities and introducing QR Coded textbooks for school children.
With the deepening inequalities during this pandemic, women and kids with disabilities, and their caregivers (usually women) face a much greater disadvantage.
With actor Elliot Page (Juno, Umbrella Academy) coming out as a trans man, can we learn how to be a trans ally to our loved ones?
Nurses and other health care workers are at the forefront of essential care for HIV infected and AIDS patients, but do they get a say in policy making?
Students in the show Saved by the Bell reboot made fun of Selena Gomez’s kidney transplant. What about the responsibility of media? #RespectSelenaGomez has been one of the top trending topics on Twitter for a couple of days. Fans of singer and actor Selena Gomez trended it to express their anger and resentment over the […]
The Maharashtra govt set to provide Rs. 5000/- per month and 5-kg ration to sex workers every month, starting from October until the pandemic is over, though there are questions on identification.
Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, speaking of her pregnancy loss earlier this year, calls for compassion at a time when the world needs it the most.
Unite by 2030 for elimination of violence against women during COVID is a crucial campaign by UN Women to counter this increase in gender based violence.
In a historic judgment, the Allahabad High Court has ruled “the right to choose a partner is a fundamental right.” This is a positive step for inter community marriages.
Orissa High Court ruled today that personal content of a rape survivor shared on social media by rapist needs to be erased, as it is a violation of her fundamental right to privacy and right to be forgotten.
Stay updated with our Weekly Newsletter or Daily Summary - or both!