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April 1, 2020

A gruesome culture of violence and harassment against women in Mexico is now being challenged. Known as Femicide, Mexico's patriarchal structure subjects women to sexual and physical violence and strips them off basic opportunities. A Human Rights Activist from Mexico pens a perspective on the fight against Femicide.

March 17, 2020

As the world marks International Women's Day this month, Parth Maniktala looks at an important function that women are fulfilling across the world - speaking truth to power.

June 25, 2019

A brand that defined the idea of a woman's body for decades is now falling. Victoria's Secret is in the midst of a terrible downturn, and the explanation lies in social changes, not business cycles.

April 28, 2019

How does the Supreme Court respond when the highest judicial authority in the country – the sitting Chief Justice of India – is accused of sexual harassment? Parth Maniktala explains the latest controversy in India's Supreme Court.

As India prepares for its 2019 General Elections, a fresh, albeit familiar face has joined the electoral fray. The 3rd surviving member in the country's longest running political family is now officially in battle. Prashant and Rehana take a pass at analyzing the impact of Priyanka Gandhi in India's 2019 Elections.

Why is it that despite years of ban, sex-selective abortions in India have continued to persist? The answer can be found in the annals of India's unique socio-cultural history, as Pallavi Khatri from National Law School of India University, Bangalore, explains.

December 25, 2018

It was only last month that Google employees around the world stepped up from their desks and walked out of their offices in protest of sexual harassment and misconduct, and reports of Google having shielded its employees from legitimate sanctions. While the protests are over, the simmering flames beg the question – how is the tech industry responding to the #MeToo movement?

October 30, 2018

India recently dethroned a custom prohibiting women from entering some temples. The Sabrimala Temple in Kerala state, has to now accept women as well. What does it mean for the country?

October 18, 2018

As India questions its religious customs on the plank of Constitutional Rights, a new debate emerges that has consequences for the rest of the world. Is cultural freedom greater than individual freedom?

October 18, 2018

Whose life was ruined because of the allegation? A psychology professor whose story was outed without her permission or a man who was sworn in as a judge in US Supreme Court after 3 women came out against him.

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