The myth of Bigamy in India

The Law Commission recently recommended a good way to prevent a married Hindu man from taking another wife: Deeming such a marriage illegal even if he converted to Islam before he wed a second time.…

Iranian Woman who became the Famous Empress of…

INTRODUCTION: Alexandrina Victoria, aka Queen Victoria (born 1818), was the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and from 1 May 1876 she was the Empress of India of the British Raj…

The women in India

Travelling after dark is a challenge that every working woman undertakes in Delhi, but it's not a pleasant experience and anything can happen We might boast of a woman UPA chairperson, a woman President and…

Empoverment of Muslim women in Tamil Nadu

Can there be a separate Mosque for Muslim women? Can a pent-up woman think that the women’s rights as per the Holy Quran should only remain as pieces for admiration and not for practice? The…

Women in India's Foreign Service

Women stormed the Indian Foreign Service bastion six decades ago, but it’s only in the last four years that large numbers of them have signed up. Twenty-four of the 84 IFS officers recruited between 2005…

Female survivors of Nandigram land clash

A politician in rural India has risen from the violent Nandigram land clash in 2007. She wants to help fellow resisters, particularly female survivors of rape and sexual assault, who have not received financial awards…

Alone and vulnerable , story of Lotika Sarkar

The Lotika Sarkar case has highlighted the trauma that old people, especially women, undergo if they are alone. With the greying of India, it’s time for a foolproof policy that deals with the multiple problems…

Subjugation of women rights in India lead to…

Human rights as an issue occupies centre stage in contemporary public debate. Part of the debate on Human rights is about the origin and significance of the notion itself. Changes in a society demand changes…