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Why Are These Women Sneaking Around In The Countryside

In the numerous villages that dot the Hasba block of Fatehpur district in central Uttar Pradesh, the wee hours of the morning are a time for frantic activity. ...read more

Searching For Safe Public Transport– Are Pink Autos The Answer?

Even as India marks the second year of the tragic rape and killing of a 23-year-old student in Delhi, an incident that triggered extensive debate on women’s safety in public spaces and even forced the government of the day to enact the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013, widely termed as a “bill of rights” for women, the news of the rape of another young professional in the capital returning home at night in a ‘secure’ taxi has once again forced everyone to reassess the state of public transportation in cities across India and issues related to women’s safety. ...read more


Women’s Parliament Sets A National Agenda

Madam Speaker is in the House. ...read more


Bon Appétit, It’s Christmas!

Christmas – the very word conjures up images of a beautifully decorated tree, gifts wrapped in red and gold, twinkling fairy lights, and a table full of finger-licking goodies. ...read more

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The success story of women's political representation could well be scripted in India's rural hinterland. In April 1993, the Government of India passed the, the Constitutional (73rd Amendment) Act mandating that there should be at 33 per cent reservation for women in panchayati raj institutions (PRIs).

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