Innovative and controversial in its day, 'Towards a Gay Communism' (1980) by Mario Mieli is among other things a vivid document of a time when sexual liberation was a wing of the revolutionary struggle.
If you have to devote hours a day to collecting water, you miss out on education, a social life and other human rights.
What is life like when having your period puts your health at risk and means you are shunned by society? Rose George reports from Nepal and Bangladesh on menstrual taboos.
Literally all you need to know about how to deal with sexual harassment at workplaces and make them safer for women.
Water has defined and redefined social boundaries for eons, while facilitating the formation of class and caste identities. The Brahmaputra Valley in Assam is a thriving case-in-point.
Populism is currently attractive because it contains a grain of truth. If we want to be prepared for the post-populist period and hasten its coming, we must address these real issues.
What does it mean to be a woman and a farmer in Myanmar?
Climbing the class ladder in economic irons.
In Assam, the complex process of identity formation takes an even more deviously complex form through the course of its colonial and post-colonial history.
Violent resistance is often cathartic and seductive. But, it can have drastic consequences.