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Muslim women are not a monolith. Not only do we face the regular challenges that all Indian women do (like harassment or domestic violence) but we also have the additional task of fighting stereotypes.
I'm a non-hijabi Muslim woman. On occasion of World Hijab Day, let me say that we shouldn't be judgemental of those who make a choice to wear the hijab.
“Boys will be boys”? Isn’t it time we stopped excusing bad behaviour? Gillette has come out with a wonderful ad advocating that it takes only a handful of men to challenge toxic masculinity.
A 16 year old girl was found mutilated and killed in Gaya, Bihar, allegedly after being raped. The family says that the police refused to file an FIR, and the police claim it was 'honour killing'.
Cricket is considered a 'gentleman’s game' but anyone who watched Cricketer Hardik Pandya on the Koffee with Karan show would be in for a shock. Hardik Pandya could hardly hide his chauvinism and rather, even seemed proud of his ideas about women.
In a recent round table discussion on sexual harassment, noted actress Rani Mukherjee’s comments on the #metoo movement were shocking and highly disturbing.
Men‘s Day this year has a special significance especially after all the #metoo stories coming out, where we got to see the other side of 'good', successful men. Read on to know why we should be celebrating.
The stories coming into light as part of #MeToo movement are heart-wrenching. The act of covering up violations and protecting the offenders by co-workers are unacceptable.
The Triple Talaq bill has generated a lot of buzz, but the Muslim community, including Muslim women, is not very happy with the way the bill is framed.
Naming alleged sexual perpetrators has caught people by surprise and many who supported 'Me Too' are critical about the 'Name and shame' campaign.
Triple Talaq or Muslim divorce has been in the news for sometime and the whole nation seems to be intrigued with the word. Let's learn more about what Muslim divorce involves.
The recent high profile Silicon Valley domestic abuse story has brought back the focus on domestic violence among the urban elite.
While Tarun Vijay was rightly castigated for his comments about 'black' South Indians, what about the casual racism deeply embedded in the fabric of our own lives? Look within!
Bullying, or even cyber bullying/harassment is a reality but mostly neglected by all until one becomes a victim. Is there something we can do about it?
Women need to reclaim the streets; this should be our top priority before we are pushed into oblivion.
Savitribai Phule who started the first girls' school in India, faced many of the same challenges that Indian feminists do even today. It's time to look at how tough her journey was.
So many women centric books still have the woman leaning on a man for her happiness. We need more books where the woman saves the day for herself!
The hateful attack on cricketer Shami for posting his wife’s pictures on social media is shameful but only reflects the misogynistic views of ordinary people.
Shilpa Shetty stumbles and the world goes wild; she is trolled for her comments by all and sundry. With this, Shilpa joins Alia Bhatt 's circle of celebrities who are mocked endlessly for their public goof ups.
Donald Trump's victory tells us so much about what America thinks about women - that their lives and dignity does not matter much!
The news that rape videos are made and sold in some parts of UP, is extremely disturbing. It reflects a new low in society and sends shivers down the spine.
This author says that being a victim in our nation is not a cakewalk, as you not only have to fight the perpetrator but the society as a whole. The movie- Pink rightly highlights this issue.
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