International Women’s Day has a fascinating history borne out of working women’s revolutions. But today, it has become more about consumerist discounts and trite Whatsapp forwards – often reinforcing the same old stereotypes of “mothers and sisters” that the women’s movement has been trying to move beyond for centuries. This Women’s Day, take a minute to learn the revolutions our foremothers started to have an internationally celebrated day recognizing the struggles of working women. Have a revolutionary Women’s Day!
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As adults, especially as women, we must call out patriarchy inside our homes. We need to take responsibility and make an ally of our mother.As adults, especially as women, we must call out patriarchy inside our homes. We need to take responsibility and make mothers our allies.
Seventy-five years ago, Matangini Hazra, a poor peasant woman, participated in the independence struggle in her own humble way.
Manto's Khol Do is an accurate portrayal of the depths of human depravity, in the backdrop of the horrific violence during the Partition.