SAWM - Gender

HIJAB OR NO HIJAB: THE DISCOURSE EITHER WAY ENDORSES A STEREO-TYPE

New Zealand's 'hijab' campaign as part of solidarity for its Muslim community has been viewed differently across the globe. Many liberal feminist friends from across South Asia critiqued the move as 'patronising' and 'stereo-typing Muslim women' on the social media.   The argument was based... Read more...

UN human rights experts’ communication regarding threats against journalist Ms. Swati Chaturvedi – 11Dec2018

Please find here a communication dated 11 December 2018 issued to the Government of India jointly by the UN Special Rapporteurs on cultural rights; extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions; the right to freedom of opinion and expression; violence against women; and the Working Group on the iss... Read more...

In defence of divorce

Even today, a majority of Indian women cannot walk out of unhappy, incompatible or abusive marriages because they don't have the social and economic capital to do so   An interesting statistic was bouncing around the Internet the other day. According to a 2017 report by Unified Lawyers, a S... Read more...

பெண் செய்தியாளர்களுக்கு அடிப்படை தேவையான கழிப்பறைகள் களத்தில் உள்ளதா?

"When a Women Reports a Story She does in a Different way". Were enough provisions are given to the Female Journalist on Ground, its a question with No answer. Every Women Journalist travels across to file a story but the basic amenity Toilet is not Provided to her in many times. Many women Journali... Read more...

Teach menstrual hygiene in ‘sensitive, supportive’ manner: Child rights panel to schools

The 88-page manual lists the rules and guidelines which schools have to follow to ensure safety of children in each category - divided into categories such as infrastructure, health and hygiene, psycho-social aspects, roles and responsibilities of teachers, child safety checklist for schools among o... Read more...