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women

Q: Today at the lecture you extolled the virtues of Hasidism. But if they are so praiseworthy, so full of feeling of brotherhood, etc., why do they exclude women from their religious practices, and particularly their ecstatic religious dancing?

Man flu

According to a scientific study, it seems that this phenomenon really exists. Anybody acquainted with close male relatives will say that they knew this all along.

Sheetal More

Every afternoon, the grandmothers of Phangane village wrap pink saris around themselves and slip abacuses and chalkboard into their backpacks. They are going to school. Satyaki Ghosh documented their journey. Published by BBC on March 8, 2017

Woman in Bali Feat

Review of Bruna Rotunno’s astounding photo book featuring women in Bali by Bhagawati: “This stunning photo book is homage to the entire female species.”

Osho RP interview

Osho, it has been said that violence is as American as apple pie. Why is the United States – a country that prides itself as a land of freedom – such a violent place? Is there a relation between violence in America and its so-called freedom?

The Mosque in Morgantown DVD Feat

Prem Geet reviews this brave, no-holds-barred documentary from 2009 that is currently broadcast on PBS in the USA. It is about Islam, feminism and change in a West Virginia Muslim community.

Unbranded Feat

BBC spoke to photographer Hank Willis Thomas about his latest exhibit on April 13, 2015.

Naina writes about one of the last remaining matrilineal societies on the planet in Meghalaya, one of the seven sister states of North-East India. Meghalaya means ‘the abode of clouds’ in Sanskrit and other Indo-Iranian languages.

The ladies shown here in a trailer for a BBC documentary on Channel 4 have an average age of 80. They are determined to look fabulous, have fun and redefine old age.

After one of Divya’s (aka Zulma Reyo) retreats on Feminine Mysteries, one of her students from Mexico made this emotive video.

Rape is one of the problems which is not so easy to decide and judge; there are so many complexities. But first, just for argument's sake, let us accept that it is certain that he committed the rape. The question arises: why did he have to go to such lengths to fulfill such a simple