Tag: Gender Issues

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...

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi: What lies beyond the Mahatma?

Researched and written by Arjav Kulshreshtha.  M. K. Gandhi, also known as Gandhiji, was born on 2nd October 1869. He was the leader of India’s...

The Validity of Damore’s Claims: Comparing Apples and Oranges

Researched and written by Ayan Tandon The recent controversy at Google wherein employee James Damore expressed his apprehensions regarding Google’s diversity programs has garnered much...

India’s Sportswomen – A Brighter Future

  In the recently concluded 2017 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, India's Women in Blue came astonishingly close to winning their first ever World Cup....

Educating India’s Daughter: Has the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana Worked?

  Structural and socio-cultural limitations entrenched in modern India have prevented innumerable young girls from attending school across the country. Lack of access to education...