Women

Bindu Ammini, the first woman to enter the Sabarimala temple

Four years on, the first woman to enter the Sabarimala temple, reflects on orthodoxy, police and state inaction.

| Jan 02, 2023

Nepal’s citizenship battles

On the systemic discrimination against women in Nepal’s citizenship laws.

| Nov 17, 2020

Braving it all

For women in Kashmir, journalism is a life-long struggle.

| Jun 05, 2020

The audacity of ‘sitting improperly’

Navigating patriarchy on Karachi streets

| Apr 09, 2019

Displaying defiance

Photo Kathmandu 2018 provided a much-needed snapshot of the history of feminist movement in Nepal.

| Dec 21, 2018

The Southasian Conversation: Women in media

A podcast conversation on how women in media negotiate Southasia's public and professional spaces.

| Aug 01, 2018

Domestic flights

Risks and opportunities for women migrant labourers from Nepal.

| Mar 23, 2017

Funny fatale

COLUMN: Just what is it about funny women that scares Bollywood?

| Oct 06, 2015

Women in labour

What are the implications of the rise in commercial surrogacy in India?

| Mar 30, 2015

No place for picnics

Kashmiri women tell their stories of the conflict.

| May 04, 2013

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