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Countering the Culture of Oppression and Violence Against Women

It is extremely worrying that violence against women (particularly sexual violence)...

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Love, Power and Femininity: Rediscovering Satyajit Ray’s Mahanagar 

  Mahanagar was released in 1963. I was merely six year old. I saw the film much...

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Russia’s Regressive Stand on Gay Marriage Could Make Him Unpopular

As the world becomes more and more progressive and open to the idea of gay relationships...

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Why India Loathes its Menstruating Women: Cultural Taboos and Discriminatory Practices

We have entered the second decade of the 21st century and claim to have become as...

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Nepal’s Tradition of Exiling Menstruating Women Continues Despite Supreme Court Ban

Government officials are destroying tiny huts meant for menstruating women in Western...

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No Country for Women: NCRB 2018 Data Reveal Increasing Crime against Women

On Thursday, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) released Crime in India statistics for...

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How toys became gendered – and why it’ll take more than a gender-neutral doll to change how boys perceive femininity

Megan K. Maas, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Michigan...

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Climate crisis could reverse progress in achieving gender equality

By Nitya Rao, University of East Anglia People who directly depend on the natural...

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Normalising Violence Against Women: How Many More Priyanka Reddys Do We Need?

Dr. B.R Ambedkar's clarion call on solidarity has a deep meaning which is related to...

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Political hashtags like #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter make people less likely to believe the news

By Eugenia Ha Rim Rho, Ph.D. Candidate in Information and Computer Sciences, University...

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