Search Results for Tag: India
”Menstruation? … I don’t know.
Perhaps something happened during my teenage years.
I don’t know… Don’t know.”
These hesitant words are spoken by the first police constable in India to have undergone Genital Reconstruction Surgery. Once Lalita, he became Lalit Bhau Salve.
Date12.10.2018 | 12:30
TagsDiscrimination, gender, Gender discrimination, India, LGBT, LGBTQ, menstruation, Transgender, Vinamrata Chaturvedi
I met two innocent girls singing at a crossroads during my trip to the Kashmir valley. There was an exuberance infused in their song and they were dancing without any care for tomorrow. It was probably a folk song. I don’t remember the girls’ names now. But I still recall their fondness for Maggi. One of them told me that whenever they got money from the tourists, they immediately headed to spend it at a local food stall. This little encounter with the two happy and talented souls stayed with me as a serendipitous memory for some time.
Date08.10.2018 | 9:53
TagsApoorva Agrawal, conflict, fearlessness, girls' rights, India, Kashmir, Kashmiri girls, muslim, women's rights
Chasing her dream of becoming a hockey player, Inayat Farooq from central Kashmir’s Budgam district has had to battle all the odds in Indian society since deciding to play at this beloved sport.
Date05.10.2018 | 13:22
Tags#sport, female players, girls' rights, hockey, Hockey players, India, Jammu, Kashmir, sportswomen, women's rights
Date28.09.2018 | 11:17
In an interview with DW, renowned novelist and social activist Arundhati Roy talks about the recent arrests of leftist intellectuals in India, accusing PM Modi’s government of “overturning” the country’s constitution.
Date03.09.2018 | 12:41
TagsArun Ferreira, Arundhati Roy, dalit, fascism, Gautam Navlakha, India, Narendra Modi, Sudha Bharadwaj, Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves, women's rights
Chai, or tea, they say, is an important part of Indian society. And, in every region, it has its own unique story to tell.
Date31.08.2018 | 9:44
Leena Kejriwal uses art and gaming to share stories of human trafficking and encourage players to take action in the real world. Thousands of girls are forced into the sex trade in India each year.
Date30.08.2018 | 12:36
Tags#missinggirls, domestic slavery, girls' rights, human traficking, India, Kolkata, Missing, sex industry, sex trade, trafficked girls, women's rights