Women, global norms and local rights

How do mammoth gender equality conventions in places far away help the lives of women in Gudiyattam or Hubli?

06 Mar 2020

When feminism meets foreign policy

When a developing country adopts a feminist foreign policy, it suggests conviction that these values are worth any risks or isolation that might follow

06 Feb 2020

The duty to protect each other

In multi-nation states like India, to align citizenship along cultural or community markers is to exclude

30 Dec 2019

Women, peace and democracy

19 years after UN Resolution 1325, the gender discourse is reaching beyond traditional conflicts to embrace militarisation & communal hostilities.

02 Nov 2019

The gender politics of nuke options

Feminists are accustomed to reading and challenging the violence of power politics and discussions of nuclear policy are exactly that

09 Aug 2019

No women, no peace, no democracy

Afghan women are now fighting for their place on the peace talks table. We have to support them in their newest battle

21 Jun 2019

Healing the wounds of war rape survivors

The right-to-life arguments of the US are resulting in policies that make life impossible for thousands of women around the world

03 May 2019

The trauma of forced displacement

A recent apex court order would lead to the displacement of millions, mostly adivasis, from their traditional forest homes.

25 Feb 2019

Gender violence your problem too

Since early October, India’s attention has been focused on a snowballing sequence of revelations of workplace sexual harassment.

22 Nov 2018

Women in war and peace

The UN Resolution which says women should take part in conflict resolution and peace processes is relevant even in other situations

18 Nov 2017

Women and their right to lead

Women politicians are stigmatised and attacked in ways that men do not face. How long are we going to ignore it?

30 Nov 2016