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How Durriya Kapasi overcame cancer to find peace and publish a book

<i>Durriya says she now sees the world differently thanks to her second lease of life, and this perspective has brought a newfound maturity to her</i> …

Aditi Gupta putting an end to a period of taboos with Menstrupedia

One of the most popular names in the menstrual hygiene product space is Whisper. Since puberty, I have always thought of how the name defined the …

India’s top 10 women newsmakers of 2016

What is the one thing that drives success? It is courage, determination, passion, being true to yourself or a combination of it all?<p>These women had …

From Sania Mirza to Sunny Leone - the sexism continues

<i>The issues that generated debate, discourse, and activism in 2016.</i><p>We have all grown up hearing what girls can’t do, shouldn’t do, and mustn't do.<p>In …

Pernia’s Pop-Up Shop brings Indian fashion to the world with just a click

<i>Pernia Qureshi's venture Pernia’s Pop-Up Shop brings Indian fashion to the world with just a click.</i><p>Simple and sophisticated is how fashion stylist, …

Namita Thapar is turning the enthusiastic students of today into the problem-solving entrepreneurs of tomorrow

<i>Namita Thapar wants to give children the opportunity to explore their creativity beyond the classroom.</i><p>On a cold Saturday morning in February in …

36-24-36 is ideal figure for women, according to a Class 12 CBSE textbook

If you are working hard to achieve that size zero figure like Kareena Kapoor, then you are in for a rude shock, because size zero is passé.<p>According …

By getting shit done, rap artist Agsy shows how women should not bend to society’s rules

<i>Agrita Dhawan aka Agsy, a rap artist, talks about why it is important to take the road less travelled.</i><p>When Canadian adventurer Nikki Misurelli’s …

From idolising AR Rahman to singing for him—the 'Humma' girl’s journey

<i>How singer Shashaa Tirupati’s dream to work with AR Rahman came true.</i><p>In 2011, just as she was finding her feet as a singer in Bollywood, one of the …

We need to change the way we portray women in movies

<i>How we fail our women by not supporting them or speaking up for them.</i><p>Women are very powerful, and one of the great things that they can do in the age …

Armed with brass knuckles, the Pink Lady is coming to Planned Parenthood’s aid

<i>The Pink Lady travels to the US to assist Planned Parenthood.</i><p>Although by no means a new issue, the battle for women’s rights over their own bodies …

Victims of trafficking gear up to 'take' law into their own hands

<i>Women who were rescued from child prostitution are taking up law education so they can fight for justice.</i><p>“They burned me with cigarettes if I didn’t …

5 questions women don’t appreciate but get to hear all the time

<i>What’s with the questions? Please put a stop to them.</i><p>India is full of detectives. They come in all shapes, sizes, and ages. From nosy aunties to …