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In a horrifying Chandigarh court decision, a 10-year old girl, raped multiple times and impregnated by her maternal uncle, was denied abortion on medical grounds. She was 26-weeks pregnant when …




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Introduction At the initial introduction of Lipstick Under My Burkha, society harshly criticized and fought with all its might to have it banned, but women, fed up with the hypocrisy …




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Introduction India has been subjected to discrimination since time immemorial on many fronts. Color bias is no stranger to her citizens – who’ve faced the effects of colonialism first-hand. With …




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What is FGM? FGM, female genital mutilation, has an extensive history in India and women have been on a continuous fight to stop the cruel act. Forward UK defines it …




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India seems to be lagging behind in the women’s right movement, but recent actions from the government foreshadow a brighter future for Indian women. The Karta The Delhi high court …




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Introduction Balaknama, meaning “children’s voice”, is one of the world’s most unique newspapers. It is written by street kids, about street kids, for street kids. An initiative started by street …




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Introduction Recently the Madras High Court passed a verdict that from the year 2016, all temples should have  a certain dress code for their devotees. From January 1, all men entering …




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Kambala Kambala is a traditional festival of buffalo racing, local to the southern coast of Karnataka, India. It is an extremely popular form of entertainment, and attracts many spectators – …




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Introduction Reform: The oxford dictionary describes it as ‘Making changes in something in order to IMPROVE it’. Certainly, that is what the Modi-led-govt. would have thought while bringing in reforms …




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The history concerning the treatment of women in India is appalling, but it is no better today. It was clear to me, after living in New York for 16 years, …




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