97% of Indians Who Migrate for Marriage are Women

According to new Census data, 97% of the 224 million Indians who migrated after marriage were women.  4 out of 10 Indians are migrants, and marriage is the most common reason for migrating. 49% of Indians migrate for marriage. In contrast only 10% move for work, i.e 46.4 million Indians. So the perception that work is the(…)


Man Performs Kanyadaan Of Over 700 Girls In Mass Marriage

When the world was celebrating Christmas, a businessman in Surat was busy performing Kanyadaan of 236 fatherless girls. The marriage ceremony saw girls from Rajasthan, Bihar and Maharashtra getting married in the mass marriage ceremony. The ceremony was not restricted to Hindu girls alone as there were up to 5 Muslim girls and one Christian(…)


Bride-To-Be Geeta Phogat To Honeymoon After Wrestling Tournament

Have you ever seen a woman in a wrestling ring just a day before her wedding? Olympian wrestler Geeta Phogat is doing exactly that. Also Read: Haryana’s Sportswomen fight marriage norms to prep for Olympics Geeta is so serious about the Pro Wrestling League that she will continue practising until the day before the November 20(…)


The Queer Question: Discussing LGBT rights on Feminist Rani

The subject was bold and so were the conversations. Yet another fierce, free and feminist episode of Feminist Rani concluded at Deepak Talkies focussed on LGBT Rights with Activist Anuja Parikh and Queer Rights activist and advocate Sonia Giani came together to break silences of the ‘Queer Question.’ Sonia is actively involved with Humsafar Trust, one(…)


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