The southern Indian state of Kerala is under our spotlight this month, as pioneering Malayalam filmmaker Anjali Menon shares why we need more sensitivity in cinema, and a family shares their traumatic experience of surviving the Kerala floods. Plus a debate on ‘menstrual leave’ for working women, a report on the ‘tiger widows’ of the Sundarbans, fashion, travel, recipes and more! Start reading now.
These new releases should be on your radar this month.
More women are letting their hair go grey naturally and why not? It’s a healthier, happier, hassle-free and trendier way of life.
Author Gabrielle Blair has kicked up a Twitter storm with a series of tweets on why the burden of abortion should be on men since they are 100 per cent responsible for unwanted pregnancies.
Shoppers loved the Step Earth Mela, where ethically produced lifestyle products shared space with organic foods and eco-friendly apparel.
She was the typical Mumbai girl who wanted to stay in India all her life. But her travel-crazy husband ensured otherwise. Hundreds of journeys later, Kiran Kapoor now lives in a state of permanent gratitude.
A Delhi family’s dream vacation to Iceland reveals the extraordinary bounty of nature and the endurance of humankind.
Anushka Kelkar, a 21-year-old photographer from Mumbai, runs a fascinating Instagram page ‘browngirlgazin’ where she shares her honest portraits of women, and their intimate thoughts about their bodies.
Being an ethical consumer does not mean compromising on your lifestyle choices! Shop from over 50 environmentally friendly brands and artisan clusters at the STEP Earth Mela, being held on September 15-16 at Italian Embassy Cultural Center, Delhi.
Ayesha Asif’s Instagram page collects quotes and stories centred around the concerns of women’s empowerment, environmentalism, abusive relationships, mental health, casteism and self-love.
Revolution has gone digital. Using social-media activism, today’s young feminists are leading the way for a brighter, more equal future for women.
A ‘menstrual bill’ has been placed in Parliament to allow women two days of leave during their periods. How does it play out in our fight for equality?
Dr Priyanka Giroti is using technology, training and a healthy dose of spirituality to pioneer a new wave of hi-tech dentistry in India.
All romantic relationships change us, whether they lead to commitment or a broken heart. A single mother shares a poignant episode from her life.
The nature-human conflict has led to disastrous consequences in the Sundarbans, where tiger attacks have widowed scores of women, leaving them vulnerable to penury and social prejudice.
A family in southern Kerala shares their harrowing experience as their home and village were flooded during this year’s devastating monsoon.
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Director and screenwriter of award-winning Malayalam films, Anjali Menon – the conjurer of surprising plots and nuanced characters – is introducing global filmmaking values to regional cinema.
We asked our readers: Are skirts a practical garment for schoolgirls? This was the prizewinning response!
These four collectives are working to ensure women’s empowerment and social participation through law and research. Reach out if you need help.
Soak your skin in luxurious pampering and care this monsoon with this step-by-step regime using the best products we could find.
The architecture of the Alcazar in Seville, a conversation with a modern-day artist – it’s an interesting contrast of cultures for this Indian tourist.
Looking for an exquisite Banarasi creation for the upcoming festive season? These designers create stunning masterpieces that take craftsmanship to the next level.
Born into a community that barred women from family businesses, Priti Sureka’s entry into the Emami group was fraught with challenges.
We cajoled Chef Pierluigi Gallo to share a vegetarian recipe that would tickle the taste-buds of our Indian readers. Lentils is what came up!
Retired schoolteacher Neera Kohli noticed something missing in the school curriculum: how to be happy. This is what she did about it.
Consumer culture has created a colossal crisis by generating millions of tons of waste, much of it non-biodegradable, and dumping it on landfills and in water bodies. These two courageous Bengaluru women are trying to do something about it.
Asha Rajkumari had to go through an excruciating experience any mother would shudder to imagine – but her darkest nights also taught her about life’s deepest truths and the sanctity of surrender.
It’s not just a term used for school-leavers; even people in their 50s these days are trying out the concept of ‘the gap year’: taking a year off from their regular lives, rebooting and travelling the globe.
A self-proclaimed ‘shaukeen’ and ‘raging feminist’, Instagram poet and policy analyst Harnidh Kaur is unafraid to take on controversial topics in her art.