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A Hurdle in the Shadows: Providing Education to the Children of...

Written by Shagun BhargavaAs the per the last official count held in 2007, India was home to over 3 million sex workers, who continue...

Criminal Defamation Amidst #MeToo: a Necessary Evil or an Anti-Democratic Tool?

Understanding the Context For the past century, freedom of speech has been popularly identified as a hallmark of any strong liberal democracy. In a political...

YUWA: Empowering Jharkhand’s Girls, One Bootlace at a Time

Co-authored by Ishaan Banerji and P. Charith Reddy  “The first thing I noticed in the village is that while boys play, girls work” - Franz...

The Pink and Blue Divide: Rethinking Children’s Textbooks in a Post...

Co-authored by Ayushi Ghosh and Kartik Sundar The striking down of a controversial 158-year old provision of Section 377 to decriminalize non-procreative relationships was a...

Bridging Sport’s Gender Wage Gaps: “Work” or “Worth”?

Understanding the Context Sports were a pretty big deal in Ancient Greece, especially in the city of Olympia. Some 50,000 spectators would pour into the...

The 2019 National Education Policy Must Enable Girls’ Right to Education

Written by Evita Rodrigues Research by Tanvi Mehta The potential of education to empower often goes unrecognized. It is a tool capable of empowering women to...

Crime and Punishment: Why the New Ordinance Will Not Fight Rapes

Written by Aarushi Aggarwal  'Beti Bachao' These two words, that represent a countrywide campaign, have failed. Spearheaded by Prime Minister Modi, Beti Bachao may be painted on...

Checkmate: Why is there a World Women’s Chess Championship?

Written by Parkhee Rattan  At various levels in almost every sport, tournaments are conducted as platforms where the best athletes compete against each other for...

#MeToo? Silent Screams of Sexual Abuse in Competitive Sport

Co-authored by Kartik Sundar and Aditya Vikram The revelation that the USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar abused over 250 young women briefly drew global attention...

Mixed-Gender Tournaments and Women Coaches: How Sport Is Becoming a Breeding...

Co-authored by Chirag Chinnappa, Sreeradh Radhakrishnan and Siddhant Sachdeva The movement for gender equality within India’s sports industry reached a major milestone in 2017 when...

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