An independent journalist with over 27 years 'experience in the print and online media, and a doctorate in African Studies, Dr Rina Mukherji is the recipient of numerous national and international academic and media fellowships for her work on sustainable development and gender issues.
Fear, economic vulnerability, lack of family support and ignorance of the law make a potent combination for sexual exploitation of women in the informal sector.
The problem of sexual harassment at work (SHW) is a huge issue that needs to be addressed. Here are recent updates to the SHW laws.
Shaping The Discourse: Writings from Bengali Periodicals (1865-1947) gives us an excellent glimpse of revolutionary Bengali women writers of the period.
Kajarya, a film that is winning accolades all around the world, explores the social settings of a village in Haryana, and how they contribute to female infanticide.
Do the widows of Vrindavan live there out of choice or because they have no choices? Hema Malini's comments on widows reveal a shocking lack of compassion
Discrimination against women often comes in the form of superstition, attached to religious beliefs. Women's situation in India will change only when we challenge such beliefs
The expose on widows in Vrindavan reveals the status of widows in India: How has the media addressed this issue?
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