Saturday, September 19, 2020
Intersectional Feminism—Desi Style!
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Farmers protest new Bill and other weekly headlines | Feminist News Wrap
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नारीवादी पेरियार की कहानी | Feminism In India
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Does TV news propagate toxic masculinity? | Feminism In India
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The Princess Spy: Noor Inayat Khan | Indian Women in History
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Man arrested for rape of 86 year old and other weekly headlines | Feminist news wrap
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Suicide in 2019: a look at the numbers | Feminism In India
02:51
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JEE, NEET outrage and other weekly headlines | Feminist News Wrap
02:57
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भारत में कार्यस्थलों पर होने वाले यौन उत्पीड़न से जुड़े कानून | #AbBolnaHoga
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Boys, Men and Masculinities | FII Mood of the Month September 2020
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Death of a Democracy: A Look at Press Freedom in India | Feminism In India
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Feminist News Wrap: Another Covid-19 Record Spike and Other Headlines | Feminism In India
03:25
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Lockdown and Education: Is India ready for online classes for all?
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Covid-19: Emotional wellbeing of people with disabilities | Feminism In India
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Feminist News Wrap: Facebook 'hate speech' scandal and other headlines | Feminism In India
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Podcast: FII turns 6! ft Japleen Pasricha | Feminism In India
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Feminism In India: Who We Are and What We Do
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Are You Suffering From Imposter Syndrome? | Feminism In India
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'Period Leaves' for Zomato employees and other weekly headlines | Feminist News Wrap
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Dissenting Voices: Celebrating Youth Day | Feminism In India
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लॉकडाउन के दौरान क्यों बढ़े घरेलू हिंसा के मामले? | Feminism In India
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Mumbai floods and other headlines | Feminist News Wrap
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Education in Kashmir a year from abrogation of Art. 370 | Feminism In India
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New Education Policy and other weekly headlines | Feminist News Wrap
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Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery | Feminism In India
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Campus Experiences | FII Mood Of The Month, August 2020
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What is Intersectional Feminism?
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Maternal Mortality Rate in India down and other headlines | Feminist news wrap
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Trans People Talk Body Image and Body Positivity | Feminism In India
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Understanding the 'Pink Tax' | Feminism In India
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Youtuber arrested for rape threat and other weekly headlines | Feminist news wrap
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Decoding our cuss words | Feminism In India
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India's Corona count and other weekly headlines | Feminist News Wrap
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गोरी त्वचा से हमारा लगाव क्यों है हानिकारक? | Feminism In India
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Chinese app ban and other weekly headlines | Feminist News Wrap
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Feminism and Body Image | FII Mood Of The Month, July 2020
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What is Gaslighting? | Feminism in India
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Iconic Moments of Pride in India | Feminism In India
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Section 377 Verdict: How Did People Outside The Supreme Court React To The News? | Feminism In India
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बदलता पर्यावरण और उसका संरक्षण | Feminism In India
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The Trans-Friendly Metro Station: Info and Controversies | Feminism In India
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Women and the Water Crisis in India
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The Taboo Around Women’s Masturbation | Feminism In India
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Caste in India & South Asia | FIIxOrikalankini
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महामारी COVID-19 के दौरान अनपेड केयर वर्क | Feminism In India
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Mental Health for the Marginalised | FIIxOrikalankini
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पीरियड्स से जुड़ीं 5 गलतफहमियां | Feminism In India
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What is the State of Healthcare Workers during COVID-19? | Feminism In India
02:28
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Meet Licypriya Kangujam, the young climate activist from Manipur | Feminism In India
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Sustainable Menstruation & Alternative Menstrual Products | FIIxOrikalankini
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HEC For Women Interviews FII Founder Japleen Pasricha
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‘Yours Nacheez’—How Tawaifs Left A Void In Cinema: Leaving for Bombay Part II

The story of tawaifs and their free-spirited endeavours in the film industry took a darker turn as India’s independence appeared imminent. As the nation woke up to its future, it chose to leave many aspects of its past behind.

Rhea Chakraborty’s Media Trial Is an Extension Of A Diabolic Celebrity Culture

Celebrities are driven to paranoia, anger, and fear, sometimes due to the celebrity culture, thus resulting in public altercations with paparazzi or complete breakdowns in the face of such extensive public exposure.

Beyoncé (Nahi) Sharma Jayegi: Bollywood Is Not, But We Are Sorry Queen!

Beyoncé sharma jaayegi is only the latest to join a string of mainstream Bollywood songs with their age-old, colourist lyrics of ‘goriya’, ‘kaliya’, ‘chittiya-kalaiya’, ‘chikni’.

Malavika Anupraj: As ‘Ambotti’ As Art Can Get!

Malavika Anupraj’s work exists at the unique intersection between what is comfortable and what is unknown. The air of nostalgia mixed with her incredible thought process creates a fascinating playground in the mind of the aimless, robotic social media scroller.

History

Sukumari Bhattacharya: Remembering The Great Indologist | #IndianWomenInHistory

Sukumari Bhattacharya's adherence to secularism, her engagement in almost all the avenues of language and her involvement in different branches of philosophical understanding made her one of the greatest luminaries of her time.

When Amrita Devi And 362 Bishnois Sacrificed Their Lives For The Khejri Tree

Long before environmentalism became a buzzword, 363 members of Rajasthan’s Bishnoi community, led by the fearless Amrita Devi, sacrificed their lives to save the Khejri tree. On National Forest Martyrs Day and the 290th anniversary of the Khejarli Massacre, Sahapedia trains the spotlight on their story.

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The ‘Aunty’ Body And All That Follows

In the Indian imagination, an ‘Aunty’ is a middle-aged, usually fat woman who is married and has children. Young women, especially unmarried ones, either do not want to associate with the term or are expected to steer clear of it.

Why We Must Be Critical Of The New Education Policy 2020

The gendered implications of the NEP policies are also significant, in the sense that women will not have an equal opportunity to learn English, given that parents often spend less on a girl's education and research has shown that parents prefer to send boys to private schools and girls to government schools.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.

Feminism 101

Masaba Masaba: ‘Hot Mess’ Indeed With Problematic Therapy & Male Saviours

Welcome to world of ‘Masaba Masaba’: A colourful hell where the male saviour swoops in to save the day, gay stereotype exists in Fashion Industry, and professional support for mental health issues is an elitist indulgence.

Samyuktha Hegde’s Moral Policing Case: Decoding The Gaze On Women’s Sports Bra

Samyuktha Hegde’s case is a reminder to many vigilante groups and individuals who indulge in the act of moral policing and go to the extent of physically assaulting people who do not fit into the pigeonhole of personal moral values.

Review: Masaba Masaba — Anything But A ‘Hot Mess’

Masaba Masaba highlights how both Neena and Masaba started off again: the former who continued to strive for significant roles in cinema and Masaba, as a woman in her thirties, after her divorce.

Media Watch

Rhea Chakraborty’s Media Trial Is an Extension Of A Diabolic Celebrity Culture

Celebrities are driven to paranoia, anger, and fear, sometimes due to the celebrity culture, thus resulting in public altercations with paparazzi or complete breakdowns in the face of such extensive public exposure.

Why Does The Mass Media Still Trivialise Male Rape?

The sexual assault of men as a joke in media is so normalised and pervasive that it’s hard to notice unless you’re looking for it. From casual punchlines about unwanted touching or kissing to gratuitous one-liners about anal rape, such jokes are almost everywhere.

World Suicide Prevention Day: How To Sensitively Report Suicide?

The demise of the young Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput on 14th June 2020, jolted the nation. In a huge media outcry that followed, the news of his alleged suicide ignited a series of debates and speculations that went beyond the news of his death and spiraled into a circle of revelations of the most private details.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.

Why We Need To Rethink Our ‘Criticism’ Of BTS And K-Pop

Their rising fame of BTS has brought with it an alarming amount of scepticism. Some of it stemming from Western audiences unable to understand how music in another language could capture the hearts and minds of people all over the world.