The making and unmaking of a star
On the life and times of Qandeel Baloch, Pakistan’s first social-media celebrity.
The ‘i’ of the storm
The Bollywood hit ‘Padmaavat’, India’s anti-sati laws and the failure to confront mi...
On the first feminist science fiction in the Subcontinent.
Obsessive male pursuit of women is commonplace in Indian cinema, reflecting deep-seated an...
Violence, voices and visibility
What are the ethical implications surrounding graphic depictions of sexual violence in the...
A flaming hope
Is there a sporting chance that the Olympic torch will one day be held aloft by a transsex...
The Birangana and the birth of Bangladesh
Women and wombs during, and following, the Liberation War.