India's disability laws are insensitive to gender, while gender laws are insensitive to disability. This puts women with disabilities at heightened risk of sexual violence and mistreatment.
Several anti-discrimination court rulings for the LGBT community in the US have borrowed heavily from the RBG playbook.
Following the death by suicide of Bollywood actor, Sushant Singh Rajput, Indian society found the perfect scapegoat in his partner, Rhea Chakraborty.
Recently, the US Supreme Court recognised gender identity as a ground for discrimination, but in a limited sense. The Indian Supreme Court has shown a better approach.
Despite policy amendments, large number of women informal sector workers do not have access to any sort of maternity benefit. This is in serious contradiction with international labour standards.
Since forever, women have made compromises to keep relationships intact despite violence and discrimination. Its time we start teaching men to behave better.
In India, online teaching, the new normal during COVID-19, is enmeshed in a web of gender relations and class distinctions.
The long-pending draft law is an absolute necessity in a country like India where women continue to be denied equal opportunity in every sphere.
The recent honour killing of two teenage girls in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province is a jarring reminder of the plague that afflicts Pakistani society.
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed workspaces from offices to homes. And as usual, women have fallen at the short end of this new arrangement.