Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Women MPs in Lok Sabha: How have the numbers changed?

The issue of women’s representation in elected bodies and Council of Ministers came to the forefront yet again last year around this time, with...

Empowering Agrarian Women in India

“I have done seasonal labour for many years now. I have looked after the house  and my husband and children. Of what use has...

Tapping into new-age aspirations

India cannot change for the better if its women are not given opportunities to realise their potential. Let's put young women at the front...

Whither rights of Muslim women?

Having recorded here a viewpoint on ‘triple talaq’ when the Supreme Court took cognisance of a divorced Muslim woman’s plea in March and issued...

Addressing sexual harassment on campuses

In May 2016 the Universities Grants Commission notified its regulations on prevention, prohibition and redressal of sexual harassment of women employees and students in...

Why is the work of a housewife still unrecognised by economy...

After the absolving of slavery and serfdom, the work of an housewife is considered to be the only unpaid labor in economy. Major economists...

Women Safety in India: An Epitome or Epitaph?

The thinking man in me was galvanized by this pragmatic yet thought provoking recent TV Commercial of Sonata ACT watch with a SOS call...

Addressing the role of Sustainable Development Goals for women

In 2015, member countries at the United Nations adopted a new development agenda as a plan of action for ‘people, planet and prosperity’ enshrined...

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