A strong woman who spoke her mind and thought nothing of supporting her husband financially through his struggles, Santhi from the 2000 Telugu movie Sakhi, was a feminist.
Zomato gives paid period leave in an inclusive move for both women and trans employees. Being a household name, the awareness hopefully reaches deeper.
People should be worthy of respect. Our culture teaches us to respect elders. But it is the same culture that constantly demeaned and disrespected women.
Jyothika's movie Ponmagal Vandhal is enough proof that kids are being sexually harassed everywhere. It's up to us to be careful.
For those 5 days or so, don't worry about what someone is going to think about you. Accept that we are human and we have problems. We can speak about them. We can ask about them.
I was seven. I had no idea about clothes, except knowing that we wear a uniform to school.
Imagine a family which may not have enough money to raise a child. If it is a son, they'll somehow make both ends meet. But if it is a daughter?
Have you ever come across some of the most click bait articles that make you want to roll your eyes? Beware and stay away from them!
In the run up to this year's Mother's Day, it's worthwhile remembering what a mom is not. (Hint: Stop glorifying her).
Amazon Prime is streaming Thappad since last weekend and I finally watched it and learnt some lessons from these four women. This is why I loved them.
Changing your surname after marriage is neither legally necessary, nor something your husband can force you to do. Stand up for your rights!
Ever been annoyed by women who moral police other women? This poem is for you!
There's more to women than marriage and being an ideal DIL. Society might not support their choices, so we must, and also teach them to face such society on their own terms.
A country that could come up with a movie like PadMan is also the country that has barely any sanitary pad vending machines where we need them. Time to change?
From using code words about periods to wrapping sanitary napkins like a bomb, we keep periods a secret. It's time we changed that, says the author.
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