In school textbooks, why are all the farmers men, while only the women do housework? A new study has highlighted gender bias in language, content and illustrations in textbooks of classes VI-VII used in Indian government as well as private schools.
Women in a Kochi factory were forcibly strip-searched by their female supervisors after a used sanitary napkin was found in the women’s bathroom. Kiss of Love campaigners responded with a campaign to fight menstrual taboos, mailing sanitary napkins to the factory where women were strip-searched.
Huda Sha’arawi. Google her, says Africa is a Country. Go on, do it!
Last week was the birth anniversary of Savitribai Phule, 19th-century anti-caste social reformer and advocate for women’s rights. Here’s why you should know more about her.
Ever wondered at the ridiculousness of the stock photos used to depict violence against women? Here’s what those photos tell us.
Twenty questions for Vinod Mehta (and any other powerful person in a workplace).
The Cut announces Joseph-Gordon Levitt’s wedding with the bestest headline: ‘Robotics CEO Marries Trophy Boyfriend Joseph Gordon-Levitt.’
Here’s Beth Watkins, better known as Beth Loves Bollywood, on the whiny men of Sulemani Keeda.
And finally. Cricket-themed chat-up lines to help you ‘bowl any maiden over’.