Protesters carry placards as they shout slogans during a protest to mark the first anniversary of the Delhi gang rape, in New Delhi December 16, 2013. A 23-year-old woman was gang-raped on a moving bus in Delhi on December 16, 2012, beaten and then pushed out onto the street along with her male companion. She died two weeks later amid an outpouring of anger across India. Four men were sentenced to death while a teenager was sentenced to juvenile custody. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST ANNIVERSARY) - RTX16KU9

The United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide must be expanded to include femicide.

Charges of witchcraft have been time and again levelled against women who were thought to be subverting patriarchy.

Women workers have played their own very particular role in shaping the history of labour rights in the country.
Voters wait to cast their votes outside a polling booth at Chandrapur village, about 50 km (31 miles) south of Kolkata May 7, 2009. Millions of Indians began voting in the fourth round of a general election, including West Bengal where the ruling Congress-led alliance hopes to win crucial seats. REUTERS/Parth Sanyal (INDIA POLITICS ELECTIONS) - RTXETJF

We need to break free from this device of bondage commonly known as 'honour'.
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Amongst all the women in the world, those in developing nations like India are the most stressed out.
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I’d want to ask women who claim to be personally uncomfortable with masturbating: “Is that how you feel or how you think you’re supposed to feel?”
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We wish to highlight one such heavily ingrained stereotype that most often goes unnoticed while addressing the question of religion.

After the recent incident of the burning of the Manusmriti, here's a look at some edicts from the ancient text using its translation by Wendy Doniger.
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The minute you say "Hey! You were really funny, for a girl!", you lose the battle against inequality.

Pinjra Tod, an autonomous collective of women students from Delhi, organized a march to commemorate International Working Women’s Day.

The ones who go far to respect their deity should first recognise that the deity’s creations are equal.

Elsa Oommen unearths facts about women's entry into the Sabarimala temple that are often omitted in the debates.
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According to the survey conducted by Ipsos MORI, one in four Indian women perceive a lack of equal career opportunities as a major issue in the workplace.
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Should there be reservation for women in educational institutions? Here's what the youth had to say.
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Workplace gender discrimination, as this video reveals, is not much better at the western end of the world.
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I remember my aunt asking me to stand in front of her, while she fed my newborn cousin, to cover her.

The women who collect dung in the country -- and it is ‘women’s work’ -- save India millions, maybe billions of dollars each year.

They are not demanding freedom; they are taking it for themselves. Watch!
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Menstruation is a serious health issue and a major factor preventing young girls from going to school in Pakistan and living healthy, safe lives.
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Only one in four rape trials leads to conviction in India.
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Is the Indian military doing well by its women, or not?

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