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Men Have Hurled Rape Threats At Me, But They Can’t Stop Me From Speaking Up Or Living My Life!

Every day is a new battle against patriarchy. Some battles are tough, some battles push me to the brink of despair, but the only thing that is constant is my voice of resistance.

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women scientists
8 Incredible Indian Women Scientists Who Have Achieved So Much Despite Many Odds

On National Science Day today, let's learn about 8 incredible Indian women scientists who have overcome truly difficult odds.

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I Don’t Need A Man To Build My Castle, I Will Build My Own

Women can choose to do anything, so why limit them to being somebody's wife or somebody's mother?

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Dr Kamal Ranadive
Google Doodle Pays Tribute To Dr Kamal Ranadive, Pioneer Indian Cell Biologist On Her 104th Birthday

Dr. Kamal Ranadive was a pioneer in the field of cancer research and women's and children's healthcare in tribal areas, and the founder of Indian Women Scientists' Association (IWSA), that continues to support women in India's scientific and technology fields.

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Neena Gupta Hid Childhood Sexual Assault From Her Mother “Because I Felt I Had No Choice!”

Neena Gupta shares her terrifying childhood experiences of being molested - like most assault survivors who often go to great measures to minimise these incidents by remaining silent, she was scared to tell her parents.

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postpartum body
Neha Dhupia To New Moms: Your PostPartum Body Is Normal And Does Not Need ‘Fixing’

Neha Dhupia speaks about her postpartum body - it's normal to gain weight after childbirth, have stretch marks, and to take time to heal. So new moms, don't let social expectations make you feel guilty!

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Karnataka health minister
Dear Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar, Your Bizarre Remarks On ‘Modern’ Indian Women Are In Bad Taste

Woman are not baby making machines, and they are not just here to be somebody’s wife. They have aspirations and goals. Time this was better understood by all.

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Sutapa Sanyal
Sutapa Sanyal, Ex DGP From UP: Political Will Needed For Zero Tolerance To Gender Based Violence

Former Director General of Police (DGP) of Uttar Pradesh, Sutapa Sanyal shares about her work and some insights on gender violence in India.

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Will We Now Let ‘Future Asset’ IITian Rapists Also Get Away, Like Rapists Of DBA Women Do?

The accused in the IIT Guwahati rape case is granted bail because "he is a 'talented, future asset'." What about the trauma he caused to the survivor who is also a student? Or are girl students not worthy enough?

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15 Dynamic Sister Duos Who Have Carved Their Own Niche As Entrepreneurs

Sisters can make great business partners as these dynamic duos prove - entrepreneur duos who have carved their niche in the industry.

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We Asked Readers For Sexist Things Said To Them At Job Interviews And They Shared These

We asked the women among our readers in an Instagram post for sexist questions asked at job interviews, and this is what they said.

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Subhadra Kumari Chauhan
Subhadra Kumari Chauhan: Firebrand Poet Of ‘Khoob Ladi Mardani’

Did you know Subhadra Kumari Chauhan is the firebrand poet who wrote the poem on Rani of Jhansi taught to every child in school today?

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Indian Hockey Player Vandana Katariya’s Family Faces Casteist Abuse After Losing Semifinals

After the Indian women's hockey team lost the semifinals, two upper caste men in Haridwar went to Vandana Katariya's home and screamed casteist abuses at her family.

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Mallika Dua mental health
Mallika Dua’s New Ad On Insta Reminds Us To Normalise Seeking Therapy

Actor, comedian, and influencer Mallika Dua recently uploaded an ad on mental health on her Insta handle, stressing the importance of normalising seeking therapy.

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sex workers rights in India
All You Must Know About Sex Workers Rights In India

The British criminalised prostitution, but sex workers' rights in India continue to remain dismal as they're not looked at as equal human beings even today.

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20 Indian Short Films On Friendship To Watch With Girlfriends
20 Indian Short Films On Friendship To Watch With Girlfriends

Here are 20 Indian short films on friendship that you can binge-watch with your girlfriends this Friendship day weekend.

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Tridha Choudhury
Women Sexualised; Not Explained Intimate Scenes Upfront While Casting, Says Actor Tridha Choudhury

Tridha Choudhury recently spoke up about the hyper sexualisation that women face in pop media, saying that "actors are frequently sexualised after being cast in a particular role."

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Balamani Amma
Nalapat Balamani Amma: Celebrate The Rebel Poet Of 20th Century!

Nalapat Balamani Amma, mother of poet Kamala Das, was a rebel poet who a fought for the rights of women and wrote fiercely in Malayalam.

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Surekha Sikri films
9 Powerful Surekha Sikri Films For A Nostalgic Weekend Binge Watch

Veteran actor Surekha Sikri who really got under the skin of her role, passed away today at the age of 75 due to an unfortunate heart attack. A tribute

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