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What Does The ODD-EVEN RULE Mean For Women?

In the light of the recent odd-even formula being implemented in New Delhi, questions have been raised regarding the safety of women. While the blood stains of the heinous Nirbhaya incident haven’t ...

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What is the MET Gala 2019, anyway?

The MET Gala 2019 has been making the usual headlines and more significantly for the usual reasons. The outfits adorned by celebrities – the more absurd the better. The iconic Lady Gaga strip to the...

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Do you know about the “Sukanya Scheme” ?

Every democratic nation tries to take the responsibility of the welfare of their citizens. Women are still a minority in India which is noticeable. Their improving stature in the society has been a ...

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First Ever Female Owned Airline from South Africa ...

“I was one of the first CEOs to build a proper relationship with SAA’s pilot union and cabin crew. We got everyone on the same page,” Mzimela said. Fly Blue crane is South Africa’s first and f...

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Experimenter Launches New Space In Kolkata

Experimenter will open a second space at Ballygunge Place, Kolkata on 28 February 2018. The new space will run simultaneously with the original Experimenter at Hindustan Road and both spaces will allo...

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Taruna Ashwani Case Is Missing Something – The C...

Taruna Ashwani was the next name in queue in the row of social (media) storms, and rightly so. For the uninitiated, this is what she did: https://www.facebook.com/taruna.aswani.3/posts/101547252953953...

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Celebrating Womanhood – Aparajita 2017

“A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water”- Eleanor Roosevelt Aparajita 2017 was a felicitation ceremony of such women, with ovaries of steel...

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Lufthansa and Nat Geo Come Together To Define Trav...

Is travel truly life changing? On the 18th of July, Lufthansa in association with the National Geographic Traveler India, assembled an exclusive travel meetup to find an answer to this. Travelers masq...

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SNU in Partnership with Feministaa Held A Spectacu...

Feministaa Media Pvt. Ltd. partnered with Shiv Nadar University to put up a TEDx talk event, on November 13, 2016, held at Shiv Nadar University itself. TEDxShivNadarUniversity was an all-volunteer an...

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Women Farmers are the Backbone of the Rural Econom...

My husband did not have enough courage to face the problems but I do and I will fight”With the egregious rise in the number of farmer deaths in Vidarbha, Maharashtra, the growing number of farm wido...

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Gender, Desire, Space : A Discussion on Women’s ...

New Delhi World Book Fair 2017 (7th – 5th January) at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, witnessed a great discussion ‘Gender, Desire, Space: Through the Bollywood Lens‘ on 11th of January, based on ...

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Franchise India 2016 Returns In 14th Year

Over 400 + Leading Indian and Global Brands to meet 37,000 + Business Investors over two days. October 15-16,2016 , Pragati Maidan , New DelhiAs Entrepreneurship and franchising have become an increas...

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Maternity Leaves In India And Abroad

Motherhood is one of the beautiful emotions one woman goes through. There are times when your baby needs you the most, but instead of letting his tiny hands hold your finger, you’ve to get back to y...

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Are We Living the Reality or the Virtual Reality ?

‘The more time we spend interconnected via a myriad of devices, the less time we have left to develop true friendships in the real world.” ― Alex MorrittNo man is an islandEntering into relation...

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Indian Women Take the Streets, Demand Change: Wome...

On the 4th of April 2019, Delhi echoed with the voices of women demanding change. Civil societies, unions, organizations, and women and men of diverse communities took to the streets. They upheld the ...

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Some Facts about Female Genital Mutilation amongst...

According to the WHO, between 100 million and 140 million women and girls are thought to be living with the consequences of female genital mutilation.As per the WHO, FGM has been defined as “All pro...

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International Women’s Week at Reciprocity

Founded by two Partners- Kanchan Singh Satpathy & Manish Puri, RECIPROCITY, is a new, and meaningful platform that is driven by the passionate founders towards making a contribution to make a differen...

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Don’t Write Laws on Our Bodies Without Permissio...

Abortion, the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, still holds a negative aura. This is because it is viewed from the narrow, non-gendered lenses. Abortion is a choice. It is the choice of a w...

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The Wharton India Economic Forum 2017

The Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) is all set for it’s 2-day power-packed summit in January (6th & 7th) starting with the Wharton India Startup Competition (WISC) and followed by a Speaker Seri...

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Surrogacy : Exploitation or a boon?

Surrogacy is when a woman carries a baby for another couple and gives up the baby at birth. In the past decade, commercial surrogacy has grown tremendously in India. It is currently estimated to be a ...

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The Buffet Foundation & Contraceptives

Ten years ago, barely anyone used an IUD in United States. The device had an awful history and lingering reputation. These T-shaped devices are either made of copper or contain certain hormones; when ...

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Do Indian women have the right to control their fe...

Well, indeed it is a hard-hitting question. In India, women can’t decide for their marriages, leave fertility. It is quite an abysmal condition and indeed horrifying.Control over one’s own body an...

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4 months ago
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Making Sense of Trump’s Victory Speech

It was year 2008, Hillary Clinton was building up a presidential campaign to compete against President Barrack Obama. An editorial in one of India’s leading dailies said her chances were slim, as Am...

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India’s Largest Restaurant Event #DoTheNew

The Indian Restaurant Congress is back in its 6th edition with new flavours.The “6th Indian Restaurant Congress”, themed ‘#DOTHENEW’ will highlight all related topics behind this wave. The con...

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3 months ago
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Nation Bids Adieu To Amma

The Nation regrets losing a truly empowered woman today. J.Jayalalitha, better known as ‘Amma’ to masses; a people’s leader, extremely talented, possessing a multifaceted career was one of the m...

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Hair and There : An Evening with Hairy Women

‘Hair and There’, a cultural programme organized by ‘Abhivyakti’ at Akshara Theatre, ruled out as a commendable approach for a ‘No shave november for all’ initiative . Abhivyakti, theatre ...

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Our Diwali Celebration is their Nightmare

Every year, we make a promise of celebrating a “safe” Diwali, which we hardly abide by. Measures like being careful while bursting crackers and protecting ourselves from any fire hazards are known...

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Gender Politics in JNU

On one hand, there is AISA shouting gender empowerment; claiming that by expelling their rape-accused leader they support the victim and on the other hand, the environment in JNU is completely against...

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2016 Will See A Revolution in Bollywood

With the new year coming in, Bolly-world seems to be giving a huge shout out to women dominated movies! 2015, saw some brilliant performance of female actors; Tanu’s comeback, Sircar’s Piku, the b...

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Know Your Rights Against This Perpetuating Issue ...

All of us are aware of the recent #metoo hashtag which exploded across all social media channels – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. after actress Alyssa Milano called out to women to use it as a w...

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Do we even know what is Halloween ?

Awareness in India is quite limited as to why we celebrate Halloween and its origin. Its rather sad, that we want to pick up fancy festivals like St Patrick’s day, La Tomatino Festival, Valentines d...

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India’s Top Banks Support Women Entrepreneurs An...

A survey released by OECD’s (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) chief economist, Catherine L. Mann, on Wednesday 19th Oct 2016, revealed – Female entrepreneurship is increasin...

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Are Private Hospitals in Delhi Ready For The COVID...

The novel corona pandemic, also known as COVID-19, has taken the nation by storm. The country is observing a nationwide lockdown, self-isolation, quarantine and social distancing. Funds are being rais...

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Is India ready to change it’s decades old relian...

To just give a picture, you can witness women standing in front of a government hospital, basically farmer wives or hailing from similar class structured marred with penury. Early morning, the doctor ...

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Corporate Social Responsibility: A Fading Phenomen...

There has been an evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility in India, whether it is in the definition of the term or its implementation. What had been initiated as a method of contributing to the ...

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The Magic that Is Pushkar

Around 14 km North-West of Ajmer lies the town of Pushkar, famous for its temples and its annual cattle fair. My recent visit to this quaint old town has left me spellbound and intrigued at the same t...

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Sarandon’s Bare Cleavage Act

This is a poem in response to the saggy breast comments which were showered upon Susan Sarandon when she bared her cleavage as a memorial tribute to support the SAG awards. Various celebrities had neg...

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The Horrific Truth Behind Female Genital Mutilatio...

As women, we have faced enough discrimination already. Be it in our own households by our parents, at the hands of our bosses or by the society at large. We have always been looked down upon as the we...

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Top Indian Start-Ups Run By Women

There has been a dramatic rise in the number of Indian women entrepreneurs entering the start-up ecosystem.More and more women today are coming out of their homes to play their part in the innovation ...

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The Birds and the Bees: Sex Education in India

Sex, there, I said it. This word has a tendency to make a lot of people squeamish. Rose asked Jack to take her to the stars and the entire family started admiring the paint drying on the wall during T...

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India Claps to Fight Back Coronavirus Pandemic 202...

“I came back home from a long night shift at the hospital that day. When I stepped out on my balcony, I could see that everyone was standing on their balconies, from a small kid to the senior citize...

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The Paradox of the Anti-Triple Talaq Bill

The year gone by saw several landmark judgments from the Supreme Court. It would not be wrong to declare 2017 as the year of impeccable judgments. The year saw some intrepid judgments in the form of R...

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10th Edition India Art Fair 2018

India Art Fair closes its tenth edition amidst reports of strong sales and new energy and confidence in the South Asian art market India Art Fair, the leading platform for contemporary and modern art ...

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‘Treya’ – A Project to Empower the Powerless...

‘Treya’ was a project undertaken by Enactus Deshbandhu College, Delhi University in collaboration with STOP Trafficking and Oppression of Children and Women where bakery training sessions were hel...

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Do you Know About the ‘Gyan Jyoti’ App ?

The debate of technology as a boon or a bane is eternal. While we may talk about it invading our privacy on social media but one certainly cannot deny the joy you get talking to your mum on Skype sitt...

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The Ugly Truth of Accommodation for Women in India

The Pinjra Tod protests began when the administration of Jamia Milia Islamia cancelled late-nights for women in their hostels. The Delhi Commission of Women intervened and issued a notice to the Unive...

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Females Punched, Pulled by Hair: Selective-Nationa...

What was appalling in the incident of 22nd February was not the brutality of the police or the deafening silence of the Home Minister and the Prime Minister, rather it was the sheer apathy of students...

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The Kohinoor of India

Our heritage, the Indian heritage is extremely rich and variable there are myriad examples that can be quoted in various fields of art and science to prove the same. One of them is our music the Hindu...

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Season Finale of Under The Banyan Tree on a Full M...

– Under the Banyan Tree on a Full Moon Night is a special concert series showcasing rich Indian classical and folk music in a baithak-style ambience – The concluding concert on June 24th 2018 at 1...

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PDA is illegal in India !! whaaat ??

There was a time when two sunflowers blooming against each other was shown to display intimacy between couples in Hindi films but most of us would regard it as a thing of the past. If you really put ...

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These cases of Sexual Harassment will shock you !!

The definition of Sexual Harassment has always baffled me. I’ve researched immensely about this particular social issue and have always come to the same conclusion that the victims of sexual harass...

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India Art Fair 2018

India Art Fair, the leading platform to discover modern and contemporary art from South Asia, announces programme highlights for the 2018 edition. Presented in partnership with BMW Group in India, the...

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Cake Fest and Beyond : Cakeology 2016

Feministaa got a chance to experience baking at a different level! Home Bakers turned professional chefs and patissiers from all over the world; all under one roof organised by Cakekraft India Pvt Ltd...

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Women’s Safety Status 2015!

‘’If society will not admit to women’s free development, then society must be remodelled.”- Elizabeth Blackwell Be in any newspaper in any corner of the world, there are at least five incident...

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Revealing the Harsh Truth behind Virginity Testing...

Have you ever heard someone asking a man if he is a virgin or not ? Well , not really. But, we all have definitely witnessed or heard of women being asked the same before they are exposed to the marri...

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Do You Know about this New Deadly Virus ?

You might have come across the trending Zika virus. Not just domestically, it has become a matter of global concern. Here is everything you need to know about this lethal virus, Zika that has been a ...

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How is Women Safety Related to the ODD-EVEN Rule ?

The crime rate against women has just seen a huge jump, so much so that we have to think twice before stepping out of our homes. Be it our workplace or a hangout with friends, be it the theatre or the...

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META 2019 Brings Home the Best of Indian Theater

The 14th edition of the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META), a week-long national theatre festival and awards ceremony, announced its list of nominations on 20th February 2019. The 10 selecte...

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Grabhouse is Transforming the Indian Housing Indus...

Pankhuri Shrivastava is the brain behind Grabhouse, which is an online portal aiming to solve the housing hunting needs of an individual without having to incur any brokerage costs. Grabhouse is a new...

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An Electronic Zoo experience

Electric Zoo – Sunday, Sept 6, 2015 Arriving in typical ‘Indian Standard Time’ my crew got caught up in the NYC traffic on Sunday and we reached the press area a little after close. That perhaps...

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A Salute to the mothers of “Special Children”

“You call them special, you call them a God’s gift, you call them sacred and pure but these are special children who may be deprived of something but in lieu, they are gifted with things indeed in...

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Female Infanticide: The Curious Case Of Missing Gi...

Every year, a considerable part of India’s girl child population falls prey to the illegal practice of female infanticide, a crime that remains under-reported due to the lack of reliable data.So, on...

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Media Release | Teamwork Arts presents Phase II of...

Teamwork Arts: For over 25 years, Teamwork Arts has taken India to the world and brought the world to India. In countries such as Australia, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Israel, K...

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These Countries are not Woman Friendly !!

In the 21st century, women are seen to be more confident and independent as compared to the previous times. One should know that in certain countries, women are even not treated as normal human being...

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