women

News

The World's Best Cities for Female Entrepreneurs

Cities are improving their ability to attract female entrepreneurs—but there’s still a long way to go.
Meera Navlakha
3 days ago
Photos

This American-Pakistani Photographer is Putting South Asian Identity Under the Spotlight

The 21-year-old photographer depicts the beauty to be found in South Asian culture.
Meera Navlakha
7.15.19
Race and Health

Black Woman Wasn't Allowed to Fly Without Covering Her "Serena Booty." American Airlines Just Apologized.

“I've seen white women with much shorter shorts board a plane without a blink of an eye."
Kelly Vinett
7.12.19
Culture

Sabyasachi Draws Flak For Calling "Overdressed" Women "Wounded"

The backlash shows an increasingly vocal resistance to India’s patriarchal norms.
Meera Navlakha
7.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

India’s Supreme Court Rejects Plea to Allow Muslim Women Entry Into Mosques

The Chief Justice said, “Let a Muslim woman come and challenge it. Then we will consider.”
Shamani Joshi
7.9.19
Women's Healthcare

We’re Finally Starting to Take Women’s Hormones Seriously

A new wave of books about women's bodies looks set to turn 'that time of the month' from a punchline to properly understood reality.
Hannah Ewens
7.3.19
News

Here are the Safest Countries for Women in Asia Pacific

A recent study looks at fourteen countries in Asia Pacific, finding that Singapore and New Zealand provide the highest quality of life for women, while India ranks last.
Meera Navlakha
7.1.19
porn

The Problem With 'Porn for Women'

Sites like Bellesa, ForHerTube and categories like Pornhub's 'popular with women' feature a soft porn experience, but generalizing too much about what women want puts their sexuality in a box.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
7.1.19
Health

Your Penis Looks Great

So chill out, dudes.
Rachel Pick
7.1.19
crime

I Was Forced Into India's Sex Trade by My Boyfriend at 15; Here's How I Finally Escaped

Thousands of women and children are sex-trafficked into Indian brothels every year. This is the story of one of them who managed to escape.
Cheena Kapoor
6.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Indian High Court Says Casually Touching a Colleague Does Not Constitute Sexual Harassment

In the post-#MeToo India, does this move give more definition to what constitutes crossing the line? Or make it easier for the accused to get away with bad behaviour?
Shamani Joshi
6.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indian Clothes Factories Have Been Busted Giving Employees Illegal 'Painkillers' That Are Messing With Their Periods

To ensure max productivity, the unmarked pills are given under strict supervision and often lead to side-effects like depression, UTIs and miscarriages.
Shamani Joshi
6.13.19
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