Saas Aur Bahu


A new study says their relationship could have influenced the evolution of menopause

The Irreversible

Why I dumped my baby in a garbage heap

The Eunuch Mothers

Two men who turned themselves into women and later became mothers by adopting little girls

Cash on Delivery

A fertility clinic in Anand, Gujarat, is adding a whole new dimension to the great outsourcing experiment. It offers wombs on affordable rent

‘Only a Mother Will Know This Pain’

Arputham Ammal, the 65-year-old mother of one of the three on death row in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, opens her heart.


At 93, she looks after her 72-year-old daughter, an Alzheimer’s patient. Shefali Chowdhury on the slipping away of memory, and her daughter

We Are Family

The Stepmom remake does not find resonance in the context of Indian nuclear families.

The Motherboard

A group of lawyers pays tribute to the thousands of mothers in India who suffer untold pain and humiliation at childbirth, even death at times.

Childhood Aborted

A 12-year-old girl gave birth on a pavement, alone. Today, she is defined more by perceptions than by who she really is


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