Tag: Gender Issues

Imagining a Two-Child Nation: Regressive Policy or Prudent Planning?

Featured Image: A still of an awareness campaign from Panchayat, an Indian comedy-drama web-series set in rural Uttar Pradesh. Used for representative purposes only. Understanding...

How the Indian Media Sympathises with Rapists

Authored by Aarathi Ganesan  There is more to the news than meets the eye, and what appears to be authoritative, and ‘objective’ coverage is often...

Changing India’s Sports Narrative: Introducing S4D

Authored by Suheil Farrell Tandon and Antony CJ Ever since Pratyush*—an under-confident 14-year-old boy residing in the slum settlements of Bhubaneswar—had joined a mixed-gender Sports...

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

Written by Shagun Bhargava As 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...