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Category: Women

With Their Rights Stymied…

Anarkali Kaur Honaryar, a Member of the Afghan Parliament, has taken shelter in India. Upon her arrival in New Delhi on August 23, Honaryar thanked the Narendra Modi Government for […]

Freedom (From The Arrogant Power)?

Kabul was like Dhaka – the Capital of Bangladesh or erstwhile East Pakistan – on the night before February 21. The Afghan capital was making preparations to celebrate Independence Day […]

Etymology

The Colonial Origins Of Sexuality In Sanskrit, the word ‘Rand’ means a person incapable of producing children. The feminine gender of the word is ‘Randa‘, which means Infertile. Over time, […]

On Harassment & Character Assassination!

Ghada Oueiss was enjoying dinner with her husband in June 2020. The young lady, originally from Lebanon, is a leading journalist in Saudi Arabia. One of her colleagues dialled Ghada, […]

Going Against Patriarchy?

There is no end to the controversy over marriage, be it Polyandry or Polygyny. While some Psychologists believe that the culture of having more than one spouse is quite normal […]

The Answer’s Floating In The River

Once, Bertolt Brecht (February 10, 1898 – August 14, 1956) had said: “Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.” In […]

A Girl Of Indian Origin…

Nitsha Muliyasha, a 20-year-old Indian-origin girl, is fighting against enemies thousands miles away from home as she is part of Israel’s Defence Forces Team. The Israeli Armed Forces (IDF) bombed […]

The ‘Chilling’ Fields…

Sometimes the barrel of a gun becomes the source of Power, but it seems that often the pen becomes mightier than the gun or a sword. This Power has the […]

A ‘Made In China’ Problem

The top Chinese political leadership has always been worried about the country’s population. In the 1960s and 1970s, leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC) had encouraged people to […]