India

Dutee Chand

Why everyone is talking about Indian athlete Dutee Chand's tribute to her girlfriend

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
  • Hotel Where to Stay Mumbai
    Travel

    Travel inspiration: relax and refuel at a chic oasis in India’s liveliest city

  • Long Reads

    “How I’ve learned to cope with grief at Christmas”

  • Opinion

    The dark subtext to the headlines calling Priyanka Chopra a “scam artist”

Latest Stories

Opinion

“India has scrapped its tampon tax. Why are we still paying it in the UK?”

The world’s ‘most dangerous country for women’ is ending taxes on sanitary products – but in the supposedly enlightened UK, we’re still being forced to pay up.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 16/5/18

Hindu priestesses, lesbian witches, breast cancer beer and more

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 18/4/18

Hunger strikes against India’s rape laws, protests against plastic surgery in South Korea, and more

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 11/4/18

The world’s most admired women are revealed, Tanzanian girls get vaccinated against cervical cancer, and more

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Posted by
Stylist Team
Published

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 23/2/18

Journalists remember trailblazing war reporter Marie Colvin, FGM is banned in Somaliland, and more

Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: the news you need to know on 5/2/18

Scottish women grapple with period poverty, rare suffragette posters are unveiled, and more

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 30/1/2018

BBC Women reject findings of pay gap report, female jockeys are proven to be just as good as men, and more.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

Uber forced to apologise for sexist ‘Wife Appreciation Day’ message

“Thank you, Uber, for defining gender roles.”

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

Why India banning instant divorce is a major victory for women

India’s Supreme Court has ruled against triple talaq, which allowed Muslim men to instantly divorce their wives.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

The defiant reason women in India are posting selfies after midnight

A male politician's attempt at victim blaming has backfired spectacularly.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
Life

This government is telling pregnant women to stop thinking about sex

Women are being advised to shun "impure thoughts" and look at pictures of beautiful babies instead

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published

Who is Arundhati Roy? The controversial author with an army of fans

The bestselling author’s much-anticipated second novel is out now.

People

Meet the 106-year-old taking YouTube by storm with her viral videos

Is this the world's oldest YouTube star?

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
Life

Brides in India given paddles to beat abusive husbands away

Brides in India given paddles to beat abusive husbands away

Posted by
Harriet Hall
Published
People

This 101-year-old athlete can’t stop winning gold medals (and hearts)

Man Kaur took home a clutch of gold medals at the World Masters Games

Posted by
Stylist Team
Published
Life

How teens in India are fighting against the stigma surrounding periods

“I love breaking the taboos”

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
Life

Young women in India are writing beautiful period-inspired poetry

Bust that stigma.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Books

Why India’s latest comic book heroine is a rape survivor

In Priya's Mirror, the resilient heroine teams up with acid attack survivors to defeat gender-based violence.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published

Meet the sword-fighting granny teaching girls the art of self-defence

73-year-old Meenakshi Amma practices the ancient martial art of kalaripayattu

Life

Survivors of sexual abuse tell their stories using Snapchat filters

How one Indian journalist is using Snapchat to help survivors of sexual abuse tell their stories

Posted by
Harriet Hall
Published