Mar 21 2017
RIGHTS OF THE NEGLECTED
Mar 09 2017
BENGALURU DOMESTIC WORKERS' CAMPAIGN
Clad in red, these women stood upto their rights, of not being abused or harassed.
Mar 08 2017
THE COMING OF AGE OF BENGALURU
Jan 10 2017
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
There are so many instances of women suffering difficult marriages - the root cause is often lack of gender equality.
Sep 02 2016
THOUGHTS ON NATIONWIDE STRIKE
Whatever the causes, and whatever the justifications for economic tension, we seem to be just going through the motions, and not really pausing to reflect, either on how we got here or what we should do now that we are here.
Sep 02 2016
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
“Mahesh Sharma’s advisory for tourists: No short skirts, no travelling alone at night.” This headline has probably already made its way to your Facebook and Twitter feed and back again in the last 48 hours. It’s referring...2
Mar 23 2016
BTP'S NEW SAFETY APP FOR COMMUTERS
Mar 10 2016
Blog: Deepa's jottings
On Marth 8th, my maid borrowed money to take her alchoholic and hypochondriac husband to the doctor...the fourth time in a week. The lady who sells vegetables in the local market told me how all the vendors were "cleared" last week...
Mar 09 2016
LIVES OF YOUNG WORKING WOMEN IN BENGALURU
What is life like for young women who moved to Bengaluru for work (and freedom). Are they able to break away from the pressures of traditional families wanting them to 'settle down'? Are families changing their expectations of their independent and capable daughters?
Mar 08 2016
Blog: Editors' Blog
Pink advertisements are all over the media. It’s raining offers for women all over e-commerce websites. A newspaper carries the T-20 cricket schedule, where a pink section highlights the schedule for women’s T-20 cricket matches. ...
Mar 04 2016
WOMEN'S’ DAY SPECIAL: WHEN A WOMAN FILES AN FIR
Dec 22 2015
WOMEN LEADERS FOR A BETTER TOMORROW
Nov 28 2015
THE PATHETIC CONDITION OF RAMAGONDANAHALLI-BOREWELL ROAD
Ramagondanahalli-Borewell Road in Whitefield is fraught with danger - street lights that don't work, giant potholes and more. A residents asks why the authorities have not responded to multiple cries for help.
Nov 11 2015
SUSTAINABLE MENSTRUATION WITH MENSTRUAL CUPS
Ever thought about all the sanitary pads that end up in landfills? Is there an alternative? Here's a user's perspective on making the shift to menstrual cups.
Nov 03 2015
Oct 09 2015
PERSONAL SAFETY IN BENGALURU
While the authorities need to improve systems and processes to make our lives safer, we must also look at ways to protect ourselves.
Aug 14 2015
BBMP ELECTIONS 2015 - WOMEN'S RESERVATION
Some of the selected women candidates are merely proxies standing in place of the real candidates, the men.
Aug 08 2015
Blog: Connected Lives
Should moms be expected to dress like, well, moms? Meaning, they shouldn't look like attractive women, avoid “sexy” clothing, and only wear shapeless outfits and er, those dreaded “mom” jeans. On the other hand, if a mom is...2
Jul 27 2015
A STEP FORWARD IN REPORTING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
May 28 2015
EVERYDAY HEROES: LIVING LIFE BMTC STYLE
Meeting a bus conductor isn't a big thing. But a bus ride and a chat with one of them could unravel that they are more than just ticket-issuers.
Apr 07 2015
WOMENS' SAFETY IN HOSTELS
Mar 17 2015
THE BILLION EYE CONCLAVE
Mar 14 2015
Blog: Connected Lives
So an out-of-town cop beat up his daughter in public, over an alleged affair. People, including the girl's own mother, stood by and watched. I am sure the mother was distraught. But she did nothing. Two women passers-by (may their tribe increase...
Mar 10 2015
INVENTURE ACADEMY REACTS TO NIRBHAYA DOCUMENTARY CONTROVERSY
Feb 10 2015
SAFETY ON BMTC BUSES
Feb 06 2015
THE ELUSIVE INDIAN PUBLIC TOILET