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Women’s Issues

Violence Against Women In India : As Rampant As Ever In 2011

August 27, 2011
Violence against women in India is as rampant as ever in 2011. A Thomson Reuters poll reveals that India is the 4th most dangerous place in the world for women.

Dance Therapy: How Sanved Heals Abused Women Through Dance

July 27, 2011
On a casual visit to the Kolkata Book Fair in 1996, Sohini Chakraborty, a student of Sociology, chanced upon a poster which changed her life forever.

Single Working Mothers: You’re Not Alone – Help Is At Hand

April 30, 2011
Balancing work, home, kids and your social life is a juggling act that can leave many single working moms feeling like there aren't enough hours in the day.

Tantra For Women: Healing Sexual Guilt And Shame With Tantra

April 13, 2011
We all have our dark side, and ancient tantra teaches us that the less conscious we are of it, the denser and more veiled that dark side becomes.

Women’s Empowerment: Property Rights Of Women In India

April 11, 2011
The amended Hindu Succession Act gives women equal rights in parental property. But women are still denied their property rights in modern India.

How To Protect Yourself: Self-Defence Techniques For Women

April 7, 2011
You don't have to be Sandra Bullock in Ms. Congeniality to learn these self-defense tricks that will help you take charge of your personal safety.

Sushmita Sen: Motherhood Beyond Biological Boundaries

March 3, 2011
In-your-face. Outspoken. Endearingly different. That’s Sushmita Sen, the Cinderella who turned Miss Universe® and subsequently Fairy Godmother to Renee.

Therapeutic Tattoos For Vitiligo And Leukoderma

March 3, 2011
New treatments in the form of therapeutic skin-coloured tattoos, can be used to camouflage skin pigment loss caused by leucoderma and vitiligo.

Supporting Woman Abuse Survivors as Mothers

March 3, 2011
The legal establishment in India has take an important step towards preventing abuse of children by parents and caretakers.

Patriarchy, Pills And PMS

March 3, 2011
A pill to stop your periods, scream the headlines announcing the fact that scientists are working on a pill that could eliminate the need for women to have monthly menstruation. But who decides these things? And who benefits by defining a woman’s period as something that should be done away with?