Things to Remember on Women’s Day

Ruchika Sharma, on the socialisation of gender roles, the need for feminism and the marketing gimmicks that overshadow the struggles of the women’s movement. Although I am proud, happy and content with being a... Read More...

Movie Banned for Being Too Feminist

The Censor Board has denied a censor certificate to a movie on the grounds of it being too ‘lady oriented’, writes Samarth Singhal While the world has moved on from the Bechdel Test to F ratings, the ultra-con... Read More...

The Age of Inclusion

Deval Karthik on inclusive communication as a media trend in 2016 and what it says about Indian society and consumer behaviour I have been staying in the UAE since 2013 and as a result do not get much chance t... Read More...

A Website For Women’s Law

Don’t know your legal rights as a woman? Don’t worry. There is now a website to educate you on the matter, writes Neha Pant Women in India are seldom aware of their legal rights and as a result, they often end... Read More...

A World Without Men

Alice Sharma on Elle magazine’s new campaign that looks at gender gap in the workspace by photoshopping men out of pictures to demonstrate how lonely and rare it is for women to be on top. What would the world... Read More...

Who Is Durga?

Sinjini Sengupta tries to solve the mystery of the goddess and discovers herself in the process. The idol of Durga will come across as a strange paradox, unless your eyes are conditioned to step into a pa... Read More...

Women In Music

There’s been a lot of discussion about the lack of women on music festival line-ups lately and Laura Marling has added to the discourse by launching a podcast that looks into the gender imbalance in recording s... Read More...

The Beauty Myth

In a time where youth is a constant obsession, Paromita Bardoloi speaks to seven women above 30 on ageing and how accepting the natural process of life has made them value the gifts of time.  The market is flo... Read More...

The World’s Oldest Library

This Library was founded by a woman and now for the first time in history, it will open its doors to the general public Twelve centuries ago, Fatima al-Fihri , a Qarawiyyin (present day Tunisia) inherited her ... Read More...

Rise Of The Woman Consumer

Urban women want a career more than a family On a cold winter evening, 32-year-old Richa Mehta is making her way home from work when her phone rings. She shoves it into her bag and slumps deep into the auto se... Read More...