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Anita Anand

Anita Anand | Women have come a long way in India, but a long way to go for full equality

A development professional shares insights on the evolution of gender mainstreaming in India, highlighting achievements, challenges

08 Mar 2024 12:00 AM

Anita Anand | ‘Live-in’ policing: Uttarakhand goes down a slippery & dangerous path

Scrutinizing Uttarakhand's UCC Bill and its Implications

11 Feb 2024 9:33 PM

Anita Anand | Chinese going a step backwards, taking away the sky from women

In contemporary China, while women’s rights have improved a great deal, they face discrimination in the workforce.

09 Nov 2023 11:28 PM

Anita Anand | Legalising of gay marriage: The key is mobilising of public support

By petitioning, LGBTQ+ groups are keeping the agenda of same-sex marriage and subsequent rights on the table and in view of the public.

26 Oct 2023 12:05 AM

Anita Anand | India dreaming: Can we land on the moon and build toilets too?

Are the 1.4 billion Indians dreams and ambitions elevated by the space odyssey or the landing?

10 Sep 2023 12:16 AM


Anita Anand | India remains a diverse nation, but there’s little sign of unity left

Nehru’s vision of India was one where differences would be celebrated, and we would be unified. But no mechanisms set in place then or now.

25 Aug 2023 12:05 AM

Book Review | Doughty subaltern teen beats trafficking, shows community new future

There is intrigue, excitement, suspense and action.

20 Aug 2023 12:27 AM

Anita Anand | India, at 2047, as a developed nation: It’ll just be a pipedream

It is a sovereign state with a high Human Development Index (HDI) compared to other countries

19 Jul 2023 12:00 AM

Anita Anand | Protests, and how to handle them: A wake-up call for all governments

The fundamental right of freedom of speech and expression means citizens can express themselves, in peaceful ways.

18 Jun 2023 12:10 AM

Anita Anand | How trauma and rejection led to a murder-suicide tragedy at varsity

Such incidents can be averted with greater awareness and preparedness in understanding our emotions

28 May 2023 12:10 AM


Anita Anand | Imagining a new form of marriage in India: It has to start with a law…

Over the last decade, acceptance of homosexuality has grown in India, especially since Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality in 2018

03 May 2023 12:05 AM

Anita Anand | A ‘human error’ by Dalai Lama: Let’s be ready to rethink traditions

Many cultural practices once deemed innocent, have of late been reviewed to reflect current realities

20 Apr 2023 12:00 AM

Anita Anand | A wake-up call: Are families in India failing their children?

No matter how free young Indians feel, they are deeply tied to their families, especially if the families are traditional.

27 Feb 2023 12:39 AM

Anita Anand | What Droupadi as President will mean for tribals? Not very much…

Are such appointments of women and individuals from the minorities just tokenism?

02 Aug 2022 11:47 PM

Anita Anand | Overturning Roe: It’s overzealous morality at play vs sexual pleasure

Abortion has long been a contentious issue in the US, sharply dividing Americans along partisan, ideological and religious lines

10 Jul 2022 11:55 PM


Anita Anand | Depp-Heard saga: Intimate Partner Violence extracts a very high price

While both men and women can be victims of IPV, women are more likely to sustain serious injuries and be killed by men

08 Jun 2022 7:02 AM

Anita Anand | Rape within marriage: The grey area over consent

Of the 4,169 women who experienced sexual violence, 82 per cent said the perpetrator was their husband

22 May 2022 12:17 AM

Anita Anand | Humanitarian aid to Afghans amidst suffering: Will it be a pipe dream?

Most of the development aid coming into Afghanistan has stopped

30 Dec 2021 11:37 PM

Anita Anand | Civil society: New frontier of internal war in India?

In democracies, civil society holds up a mirror to government, acting as a watchdog, representing the interests of people

24 Nov 2021 3:21 AM

Anita Anand | Afghans, world should just wait for the Taliban to ‘self-destruct’

While Afghanistan was the base for Al-Qaeda, the attackers were not Afghans

23 Sep 2021 11:25 PM