gender equality

Audio podcast: Why women-led movements are on the rise
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Ashraf Engineer August 11, 2021 Since the resistance against the Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens began, women have led at least 426 protests across India. Navsharan Singh (pictured above), a women’s rights and human rights scholar and...
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Audio podcast: Women informal workers face a double whammy
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Ashraf Engineer April 21, 2021 Informal employment is largely the norm in India. While women make up only 23% of India’s informal employees, up to 91% of women in paid jobs are in the informal sector. This is a huge...
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Audio podcast: Author Kiran Manral on parenting and feminism
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Ashraf Engineer April 14, 2021 Feminism is about ensuring all people are equal, regardless of gender. It is about women having power over themselves, about getting rid of dominance. In this context, parenting assumes great significance. Kiran Manral – author,...
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Audio podcast: The barbaric practice of female genital mutilation
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Ashraf Engineer December 16, 2020 According to UNICEF data, at least 200 million girls and women across 30 countries have suffered female genital mutilation, also known as female genital cutting or FGC. If they were to form a country, it...
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