Our ‘celebrations’ need new names. Ideal, of course, if, to begin with, we had no occasion to carve out a ‘women’s’ day.
As one follows media reportage of serious incidents of sexual assault and kidnapping of young women and girls, some barely out of toddlerhood, I cannot shy away from those real possibilities.
Women were property, and tolerated only so long as they accepted the patriarchal institutions without murmur.
Capitalist patriarchy insists we be cheerful about Women's Day; it’s good for business, stupid. So go ahead, grab those discounts, get a cut-price facial and play the giggly little woman if you want to get ahead.
On Women's Day this year, I want to talk to men. Our men. Our family, friends, colleagues and secret admirers. Our secret crushes too.
A radio campaign being launched on Saturday, on International Women’s Day, urges men to stop using words derogatory towards women.
After Valentine’s Day and cricket match offers, Delhi restaurants are now encashing on International Women’s Day, albeit with the cause of their safety in mind.
On Women’s Day, four Bollywood actors, Poonam Dhillon, Padmini Kohlapuri,Raveena Tandon and Kangana Ranaut, in different age groups rate on a scale of 1 to 10, how, over the years, the position of women has improved, both on and off-screen.
Be it Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Sasural Simar Ka, Uttaran, Doli Armaanno Ki, Pavitra Rishta or Gustakh Dil, the stories focus more on how girls forgo their career goals and objectives in an attempt to make everyone happy.
Be it party hopping or a rejuvenating spa getaway, girls can unwind and have fun without fear this International Women’s Day, which falls on Saturday. Check out beaches in Goa, enjoy ayurvedic therapies in Kerala and much more.
Budget carrier GoAir on Thursday announced a special scheme for women travellers, offering upgrade to business class for Rs 699, to mark the International Women's Day which falls on March 8 every year.
With films from Sri Lanka and Taiwan in focus this year, a women's film festival in town will have independent cinema and movies with childhood as its theme