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Gender Equity and COVID-19: Dalit Standpoints

This paper attempts to understand the larger meanings that interlink social spaces of Dalits women and COVID-19. It tries to foreground the following questions. How does it determine the realm of social distancing? Does it lead to a new world… Continue Reading →

What is International Women’s Day for Black women ?

Edna Bonhomme Today much of the world marks International Women’s Day. From Afghanistan to Guinea-Bissau and the United States, March 8 is recognised as the day to celebrate the achievements of women’s rights movements. The origins of International Women’s Day… Continue Reading →

Pandemic Conversations: Gender, Marginalities, and COVID-19

We do not know if we live in a world any more risky than those of earlier generations. It is not the quantity of risk, but the quality of control or—to be more precise—the known uncontrollability of the consequences of… Continue Reading →

Raped 27 yrs ago, woman lodges complaint after son asks father’s name

One Naki Hasan of her locality had entered the house when she was alone and allegedly raped her, Superintendent of Police (City) Sanjay Kumar told PTI on Saturday.PTI, ShahjahanpurPUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 05:20 PM IST Raped on several occasions… Continue Reading →

Rajasthan: Family Kills 18-Year-Old Girl For Loving Dalit Man

Pinky Saini’s partner Roshan Mahawar accuses Rajasthan police of not acting on time. March 5, 2021 At first one could barely comprehend what Roshan Mahawar was saying. He mumbled and rued with his voice breaking midway “Had police acted on… Continue Reading →

Andhra Pradesh to Return 2,000 Acres Marked For Kakinada SEZ to Farmers

PTI Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday issued an order for returning 2,180 acres of land, which was originally sought to be acquired for the Kakinada Special Economic Zone (SEZ) back in 2007, to the farmers following a protracted struggle…. Continue Reading →

Happy 150th Birthday, Rosa Luxemburg

By Marcello Musto In August 1893, when the chair called on her to speak at a session of the Zurich Congress of the Second International, Rosa Luxemburg made her way without hesitation through the crowd of delegates and activists packed… Continue Reading →

Woman falls to death , leaves text saying ‘don’t miss me’, family pulls up in-laws

Prema Rajaram   A 25-year-old woman in Kolkata, Rashika Agarwal, fell to her death at her in-laws’ place in a posh locality last month. Now her family has alleged she was tortured by her husband and others, leading to her death…. Continue Reading →

CJI Sharad Arvind Bobde Must Step Down Now for Asking Rapist to Marry Victim, and Condoning Marital Rape

Just days before International Women’s Day, 4000+ eminent and concerned citizens, women’s rights and progressive groups raise a strong collective voice:*  Deeply distressed by the regressive statements of the CJI asking a rapist to marry the victim and condoning marital… Continue Reading →

Comments made by the Chief Justice are an Affront to the Dignity of Women

By- Maitreyi Krishnan, Convenor ALL INDIA LAWYERS’ ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE “A fortiori, the duty of the State, therefore, is to provide a safe environment, at all times, for women, who constitute half the nation’s population; and failure in discharging this… Continue Reading →

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