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67 years of Supreme Court, 6 women judges

The all-male bench deciding the triple talaq case represented a diversity of faith, but not of gender. How long will it take for the higher judiciary to address the gender imbalance in its ranks?

7 min read2 Sep 2017
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The private lives of Delhi’s LGBT youth

A glimpse into the lives and existential woes of the youth of Delhi’s LGBT community through Sunil Gupta and Charan Singh’s photo book ’Delhi: Communities of Belonging’

8 min read1 May 2017
Opinion

All the single women

Women are marrying later, marriages are breaking up faster and we now have the largest population of single women in the history of our country

3 min read5 Apr 2017
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Drawn out

A comic writer traces the rise of queer graphic work in India

5 min read10 Feb 2017
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Third gender, first priority

The landmark Nalsa judgement held that transgender communities have the right to avail of state benefits and the option to identify themselves as a ‘third gender’

4 min read7 Jan 2017
Opinion

No disruption for patriarchy

Commentators who have labelled the year 2016 as one of disruption tend to overlook how the status quo sadly continues in one area, and that is patriarchy

3 min read27 Dec 2016
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The battle for gender justice

Meet the women who are fighting legal battles against triple ’talaaq’, polygamy and ’halala’

18 min read3 Dec 2016
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Triple ‘talaaq’ and uniform civil code are separate issues

Triple Talaaq should be abolished to uphold gender justice equality. And it finds no mention in the Koran

3 min read3 Dec 2016
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Anubhuti Banerjee: A self-made woman

A year after coming out at her workplace, a young transgender woman reflects on events since

4 min read18 Nov 2016
Opinion

Habitat III: Mainstreaming gender issues

The need to involve women as decision makers in urban planning and policy making is recognized as the key to give them access to Right to The City

4 min read3 Nov 2016
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