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Archana Datta

Bangladeshi women steal a march over Pakistanis, and Indians too!

Bangladesh has registered an increase of 75.1 per cent in HDI value from 1990 to 2017, while it was 50 per cent for India.

18 Nov 2019 1:47 AM

Malnutrition-free India by 2022: Is it a realisable goal?

Over 800 women die every day in childbirth, and 20 per cent of them are from India.

25 Sep 2019 1:13 AM

Elections in 2019 in Asian countries: A game-changer for women or not?

How do women in elections stand to gain in terms of power sharing? What are the takeaways for them?

22 Jul 2019 1:22 AM

Women who lose their husbands: Do they also give up the right to live?

Now, much water has flowed after the passage of the widow remarriage act piloted by Vidyasagar in colonial India.

18 Jun 2019 2:34 AM

Is the next Lok Sabha going to be more gender equitable than the last one?

Over the years, nevertheless, Indian women turned into enthusiastic voters.

30 Apr 2019 12:19 AM


No pay, no rest, no job security: Do you really want to be a chowkidar in India?

Undoubtedly, a “chowkidar”, a gatekeeper or a watchman, nowadays, is of ubiquitous presence in urban India.

10 Apr 2019 11:49 PM

Bridging gender gap in politics: India lagging behind the rest of South Asia

Nepal also has a policy of 33 per cent reservation for women in all state institutions, including the national legislature.

14 Jan 2019 12:49 AM

Is the space for working women in India shrinking?

The global proportion of working women has been found to be 50 per cent, but, it excludes India.

14 Nov 2018 12:04 AM

Empowering India’s women: We still have a long way to go

In today’s India, stories of women breaking many glass ceilings and reaching the pinnacles of success are splashed in the media.

18 Oct 2018 12:34 AM