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Bhumi Pednekar blames Covid-19 pandemic for lack of women-led films

Bhumi Pednekar believes that Veere Di Wedding was the last women-centric film to do well at the box office. Bhumi's Thank You For Coming released recently.

Bhumi Pednekar attends a promotional event for Thank You for Coming in Mumbai. (AFP)
Published on Oct 07, 2023 12:17 PM IST

‘Being an adult is about hiding your shame’

Theatre maker Jyoti Dogra latest work, Maas, tackles what we barely speak of: internalised patriarchy, the fitness and beauty industries, ageing, and menopause

 Jyoti Dogra, in her 100-minute solo performance titled Maas (Maas)
Updated on Oct 06, 2023 10:06 AM IST

To help girls, focus on oversight, social evils

Haryana's sex ratio at birth declines and monitoring lapses and prejudice against girl children are key issues. Efforts against social evils must not be paused.

The January to June cumulative SRB of Haryana has come down to 906 female births per 1,000 males from 917 in December 2022. (HT File)
Published on Jul 24, 2023 08:36 AM IST
ByHT Editorial

Empower women to combat violence

Gram sakhis and women's forums in Kishangarh, Ajmer are promoting helpline numbers to deal with violence against women, covering 33 villages in the district.

A group of village women show inked fingers, after casting their votes during the local body elections at Bikamau Bhawanipur polling booth in Lucknow’s Bakshi ka Talaab, on Thursday. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 23, 2023 12:06 AM IST

What does it take to take down patriarchy?

The question to ask five months after India’s most celebrated wrestlers began their unprecedented protest is: What does it take to ensure justice for women?

What does it take to ensure justice for women?(Hindustan Times)
Published on Jun 10, 2023 01:37 AM IST
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