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Power and Politics of Pockets

  While men have always had spacious pockets catering to their utility, women have had to endure a lack of pockets, false pockets, and pockets so small nothing...

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Shrouded in Uncertainty and Doubt: A Narrative of Transgender Students in DU’s Girls’ Colleges

How should institutions founded on the notion that female-only spaces are vital, respond to and incorporate transgender students?  Sehba (name changed on request)...

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Stop Saying Sorry

It’s no revelation that women apologize more readily than men. Women need to talk a lot more in public spheres and should not be worried about upsetting people and...

India's Pusarla Sindhu competes in the women singles final on day seven of the 2017 BWF World Championships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, Sunday Aug. 27, 2017. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)

The Practice of Trivializing Women Achievers

Women achievers are often defined by their relationship with the men in their life or nation, and of course their gender. It undervalues their achievements. It’s time...

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Unmasking Masculinity: The Boy Crisis

We are at a historic moment in terms of gender equality. Masculinity, as you know it, asks men to be ‘tough and ‘strong’. However, this machismo-driven notion of...

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The Need for International Women’s Day

  International Women’s Day is celebrated across nations to empower women and commemorate their struggles for attaining their current stature and recognition....

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Gender Based Beauty Stereotypes and How to Break Them

Each one of us has encountered various stereotypes since childhood. It begins with pink is for girls, blue is for boys, and goes up to women work in the kitchen, men...

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This International Men’s Day, Let’s Fight Against Toxic Masculinity

It is time that the problematic and hyper-aggressive portrayal of what it means to be a man is effectively fought against. This narrative alienates and hurts people and...

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Gender and Media: From Margins to Mainstream

The Women’s Development Cell (WDC) of Shivaji College, in its efforts to generate awareness about gender equality, organized a workshop entitled ‘Gender and...

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Gender Equality Mela 2017 at Miranda House

Gender Equality Mela is one of the key annual events conducted by the Women’s Development Cell of Miranda House. It is a celebration of the will to survive and thrive....