Why Delhi Cannot Celebrate Its Declining Gender Crime Numbers Yet

New Delhi: Here are some critical data-points on crimes against women in Delhi for the year 2020 from the Crime in India report by National Crime …

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How Digital Spaces Are Pushing Marginalised Women Campaigners Further Into Shadows

New Delhi: The rights of women from India’s marginalised communities are being disproportionately constrained and eroded in digital civic spaces, says a report by The Bachchao …

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SC Order Grants Dignity To Sex Work But It Is Far From Being Decriminalised

New Delhi: The recent Supreme Court directives on guaranteeing sex workers dignity and constitutional freedoms still leaves some critical problem areas unaddressed and these can only …

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In Delhi’s Illegal Factories, Hazards, Precarity Are Every Day Challenges For Women Workers

New Delhi: The recent industrial fire at an electronic assembly unit of Cofe Impex Pvt Ltd in west Delhi’s Mundka village has exposed the social and …

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Insistence On Digital ID Limits Access To Abortion In India, Raises Privacy Concerns

New Delhi: The insistence on furnishing a digital identity proof, especially Aadhaar, at healthcare facilities not only limits women’s access to abortions, which is highly stigmatised …

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Livelihoods Lost, Jahangirpuri’s Muslim Women Struggle With Economic & Emotional Precarity

New Delhi: On the morning of April 20, Raheema Begum* watched as her family’s only source of livelihood, a cold drink kiosk, was reduced to rubble …

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A Dalit Women’s Union Wrests a First-Ever Private Pact Ensuring Gender Safety At Work

New Delhi: After a year-long campaign by a Dalit women’s union in Tamil Nadu, the multinational fast-fashion brand H&M and its Tamil Nadu-based supplier, Eastman Exports …

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Dalit Survivors Of Sexual Violence Deal With Blocks To Justice At Every Step

[This article contains descriptions of sexual and physical violence, which might trigger unwelcome and distressing memories or thoughts. We advise readers to use their discretion before …

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India’s New Transgender Portal Is Caught In Red Tape, Apathy and Bias

New Delhi: Roll call is always traumatising for Veronica Tyagi, 19, a trans woman studying zoology at the Lovely Professional University in Phagwara, Punjab. Every time …

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How Maternity Leave Policies Discriminate Against Adoptive Mothers And Children

New Delhi: It took nearly a year for Virginia* and her husband to bring home the four siblings they had asked to adopt. The children were …

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