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A woman looks at a huge hoarding of a fairness product in Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh. The advertisement, which says ‘Beauty is power’, is typical of complexion lightening products in India that project people—mostly women—with relatively dark skin as facing problems that range from job and matrimonial rejections to low self-esteem and social underconfidence0

27 May 2015 | BY Raul Irani

Formal attire could alter the way one’s brain works


13 May 2015

I send this out as a comrade in equality, as a lover not a misandrist: Will the real Indian man please stand up?


2 Apr 2015 | BY Tishani Doshi

This heartland politician has strange ideas about women


19 Mar 2015 | BY Madhavankutty Pillai

Men have evolved to prefer curvier posteriors among women because these signify a reproductive advantage


11 Mar 2015

Men with short index fingers and long ring fingers are found to be nicer towards women


25 Feb 2015

Talking about women's writing and talking about sex may soon be passé, two of today’s sessions suggest


23 Jan 2015 | BY Rajni George

How some individuals and organisations are creating conversations around a subject which was hitherto a taboo


10 Dec 2014 | BY Shreya Sethuraman

A ‘Right To Pee’ campaign in Mumbai is trying to address the dearth of public toilets for women


30 Oct 2014 | BY Lhendup G Bhutia

There is a power shift in the portrayal of couples in brand marketing


29 Oct 2014 | BY Sunaina Kumar
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