Contraceptive Pill Could Prevent Cancer For 30 Years: Study

There is good news for women who have been taking the contraceptive pill. A new study shows that those taking the pill have less risk of cancer. They are less likely to have bowel cancer, ovarian cancer and endometrial cancer than women who have not taken a pill. The study was conducted at the University(…)


Wrestler Family Saga Dangal To Be Screened In Parliament

Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal is still making a lot moolah, while clearly becoming one of Disney’s biggest overseas successes. Now this film, based on a real life wrestler family, will be specially screened for members of Parliament today in order to make the lawmakers aware of women’s empowerment while dishing out some entertainment. The whole idea of having a(…)


The Female Gaze Makes CBFC Uncomfortable: Alankrita Shrivastava

Despite being denied a Censor Board certificate, filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava’s feminist film Lipstick Under My Burkha has been winning laurels in the film fraternity. “I feel if the intention of the board is to discourage people like me for making films like these, then they’ve failed. I am not going to change the kind of films I want to make.(…)


Explain Under Utilisation Of Women’s Safety Funds: Panel To Centre

While crimes against women are on a definite rise, the funds allocated to the Women and Child Ministry to ensure safety remain underused. A parliamentary panel recently questioned the Centre about the reasons that deter the usage of funds in order to bring freedom to women in public and private spaces.


Is Yogi Adityanath’s Anti-Romeo Squad A New Name For Moral Police?

The new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, BJP’s Yogi Adityanath has already made good his promise of setting up an ‘Anti-Romeo Squad’ to check eve-teasing and harassment of women, and the squad is already in action. However, this move has been met with a lot of apprehension as many say that instead of actually protecting women, it is a just another form of moral policing.


Raveena Looks Sombre In Poster Of ‘Maatr – The Mother’

With an intriguing first look, actress Raveena Tandon flaunts fearlessness in her comeback film Maatr – The Mother. Despite of her glamourous roles in her earlier movies, director Ashtar Sayed has been able to bring out the best of her fierce look in the film’s poster. First look poster of #Maatr… Stars Raveena Tandon… Teaser(…)


Five tips from Arundhati Bhattacharya: Women Need to Make A Reputation Early

Arundhati Bhattacharya is a well-known Indian banker and presently holds the chairperson’s position for the State Bank of India. She happens to be the first woman head of India’s largest bank – SBI which has a history of 211 years. Arundhati was listed as the 25th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes in 2016. After demonetisation she has led the state lender through one of the(…)


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