India's Citizenship Bill

India's parliament is considering a law that seeks to provide refugee protection on the basis of religion, excluding one community - Muslims. many believe it is a violation of the country's constitution and may strip millions of their citizenship. Read our entire coverage here.

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.

October 18, 2018

The cultural layers of Indian society lay bare as the MeToo movement fails to move beyond caste boundaries in India. A look at feminism in India's layered society.

October 16, 2018

#MeToo Rising with Google is a brilliant tool. But it also shows a dark side.

September 14, 2018

Cyntoia Brown was drugged, abused and raped.

Cyntoia Brown was sentenced to life imprisonment and has been in prison for over 13 years.

Cyntoia Brown fatally shot a man when she was 16 years old.

You’ve probably heard of Cyntoia Brown, her case went viral in November 2017. It attracted the attention and support of Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna, Snoop Dogg, LeBron James and Cara Delevigne, among a host of other celebrities.

Ms. Brow...

June 11, 2018

Here’s a note to self: You are not alone. You don’t have to fight your perverse, lewd offenders alone.

This June marks the completion of 8 months of the #MeToo movement that started last October in the wake of sexual assault allegations against the Hollywood movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein. These allegations didn’t stop at Weinstein but extended to several others in media, music, modelling and politics. A lot has happened since...

“I am only one person. What can I actually do?” said a girl who lives in a country known for its democracy and model of freedom rights including freedom of speech. #MeToo: 6 months on, is not just a movie but an extremely vivid portrayal of local voices of London on a burning issue – women’s equality and their rights in contemporary society. The #MeToo movement was originally created by Tarana Burke, a civil rights activist wh...

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