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Special Coverage of women in Rio Olympics (and especially, Indian sportswomen)
Indian Sportswomen At Rio Have Proved Themselves. Now Will People Wake Up?

Indian sportswomen at Rio have brought glory to the country and deserve the title of India's 'Powerpuff girls'. They are proof that girls will not be held back.

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‘Female Foeticide’ Should End Because Women Are Human, Not Because They Bring Laurels To India

The tweets in social media about ending ‘Female foeticide’ proves that a woman’s existence has to be justified in some way, even today!  The past week we witnessed history. P V Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and several other Indian women made us proud with their outstanding performance in the Olympics. Social media was flooded with articles […]

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Olympics Done! It’s Time To Cheer The Women Paralympic Athletes Fighting Against Great Odds

It's not just about Rio Olympics! Sportswomen at the Paralympics too have been shining and winning hearts over the years. Here's more about them.

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Athlete Shanthi Soundarajan’s Tragedy Tells Us We Don’t Have True Independence Yet

Athlete Shanthi Soundarajan had been banned from running as she failed the gender test. Are we free, if we fail to conform to the norms of 'gender'?

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How Dipa Karmakar Inspires A Young Mother To Dream Of Flight Again

Dipa Karmakar inspires India's women and girls to strive for big things; her very participation at an Olympic event is cause for cheer.

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Mark Aug 14 On Your Calendar. Watch Gymnast Dipa Karmakar As She Creates History

Dipa Karmakar creates history by qualifying for the finals in the women’s vault event. Here’s more about her achievments. Dipa Karmakar is the first Indian gymnast to participate in Rio Olympics. It was yet again, a proud moment for us when she created history once again by making it to the finals of the event. […]

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