GENDER

THARANGA YAKUPITUAGE

HIGHLIGHTS

http://www.thecitizen.in/NewsImages/765021Untitled.png

WHERE PERSONAL IS THE POLITICAL: FEMINISM UNPLUGGED BY A FEMINIST

KAMLA BHASIN

NEW DELHI: Some people, including some young, strong and bright women, feel feminism is no more necessary. It is a thing of the past because girls and women have equal rights now. I wish it was so.

On the one hand ..

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS CAST SHADOW ON UN WOMEN'S MEET

LYNDAL ROWLANDS

UNITED NATIONS: Increasing travel restrictions have prevented delegates from attending this year’s UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), according to several women’s rights groups.

The travel con ..

http://www.thecitizen.in/NewsImages/505486Capture.JPG
http://www.thecitizen.in/NewsImages/170442image_35201391828.jpg

THE CINDERELLA SYNDROME

SHOMA A.CHATTERJI

The Cinderella story has many facets to it, not the least being the one that relates to Cinderella getting back into her rags and out of her pumpkin at the stroke of midnight. The modern Indian woman, married or not, successful in a career or not, ..

GURMEHAR, I MOURNED THIS WOMAN'S DAY

SHRINIVAS DHARMADHIKARI

PUNE: I celebrated March 8, International Women’s Day this year by signing a petition to the Twitter CEO requesting him to shut down accounts of those who tweet rape threats against women!

While urging other ..

http://www.thecitizen.in/NewsImages/018567rape.jpg
http://www.thecitizen.in/NewsImages/097836gddeerr.JPG

CHANGING THE "IN-LAW" RHETORIC - LET'S BE OUTLAWS INSTEAD!

SHAIRA MOHAN

NEW DELHI: Recently, a close friend’s wedding had us packing our bags and taking a flight to Muscat, Oman.

Delicately wedged between the stunning blue ocean on one side and the mountainous rocks on the othe ..

GARO WOMEN DEMAND RESTORATION OF NOKMA RIGHTS

ABDUL GANI

GUWAHATI: International Women’s Day was given special significance by the women of Meghalaya’s Garo Hills who are fighting a tough battle to revive and restore the custodial rights of women.

In matril ..

http://www.thecitizen.in/NewsImages/764500IMG_0914.JPG

CURRENT NEWS