Thursday, November 26, 2020
S01E05: The case of moral policing in courts | Intersectional Feminism—Desi Style!
Vaginismus: when your vagina refuses to open up | Feminism In India
Kangana's Twitter meltdown and other weekly headlines | Weekly Feminist News Wrap
World Toilet Day: India's Access to Toilets in 2020 | Feminism In India
Who is the Manic Pixie Dream Girl? | Feminism In India
Cornelia Sorabji: India's first female lawyer | Feminism In India
Outrage in LSR and other weekly headlines | Weekly Feminist News Wrap
S01E04: I'm sexting partner but is the cyber world safe? | Intersectional Feminism—Desi Style!
Protests in Goa and other top headline | Weekly Feminist news wrap
What is internalised misogyny? | Feminism In India
International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists | Feminism In India
Sexual and Reproductive Health | FII Mood of the Month, November 2020
Pandemic worsens gender inequality and other weekly headlines | Weekly feminist News Wrap
Why do women's clothing not have pockets? | Feminism In India
आसान शब्दों में समझिए पितृसत्ता (Patriarchy) क्या है? | Feminism In India
S01E03: How do beauty standards affect our mental health? | Intersectional Feminism—Desi Style!
टीवी सीरियल हमें क्या सिखाते हैं? | Feminism In India
Women officers in the Indian Navy and other weekly headlines | Weekly Feminist News Wrap
MYTH VS. FACT: Let's talk about Breast Cancer | Feminism In India
Rani Gaidinliu: The Naga freedom fighter | Feminism In India
Alliance in J&K and other weekly headlines | Feminist News Wrap
The invisible labour of women farmers in India | Feminism In India
S01E02: Caste based gender vioelnce in India. Ft. Suman Saurav | Intersectional Feminism—Desi Style!
Breast cancer on rise in India and other weekly headlines | Weekly Feminist News Wrap
Let's Talk About Caste and Mental Health | Feminism In India
ऑनलाइन लैंगिक हिंसा के प्रकार | #AbBolnaHoga
Bollywood and its messed up families | Feminism In India
Hathras case, Babri Masjid and other top headlines | Weekly feminist news wrap
S01E01: What is intersectionality and why we need it | Intersectional Feminism—Desi Style!
Childhood, And Relationship With Parents And Family | FII Mood Of The Month, October 2020
Let's talk about Men and Masculinities | Feminism In India
Podcast: Intersectional Feminism Desi Style - Trailer | Feminism In India
First female pilot to fly Rafale jets and other weekly headlines | Feminist News Wrap
MYTH VS. FACT: Condoms, Birth Control Pills & Contraception! | Feminism In India
FII Explains: What is Benevolent Sexism? | Feminism In India
Farmers protest new Bill and other weekly headlines | Feminist News Wrap
नारीवादी पेरियार की कहानी | Feminism In India
Does TV news propagate toxic masculinity? | Feminism In India
Noor Inayat Khan: Second World War's Princess Spy | Feminism In India
Man arrested for rape of 86 year old and other weekly headlines | Feminist news wrap
Suicide in 2019: a look at the numbers | Feminism In India
JEE, NEET outrage and other weekly headlines | Feminist News Wrap
भारत में कार्यस्थलों पर होने वाले यौन उत्पीड़न से जुड़े कानून | #AbBolnaHoga
Boys, Men and Masculinities | FII Mood of the Month September 2020
Death of a Democracy: A Look at Press Freedom in India | Feminism In India
Feminist News Wrap: Another Covid-19 Record Spike and Other Headlines | Feminism In India
Lockdown and Education: Is India ready for online classes for all?
Covid-19: Emotional wellbeing of people with disabilities | Feminism In India
Feminist News Wrap: Facebook 'hate speech' scandal and other headlines | Feminism In India
Podcast: FII turns 6! ft Japleen Pasricha | Feminism In India

Why Delhi Crime Winning The International Emmy Is A Bitter-Sweet Moment

Everyone is celebrating India's first International Emmy win by Netflix India's Delhi Crime, but come to think of it, the victory happened at a cost.

A Needle With A Point: Singhleton Is Stitching Stories Of Dissent

Artist and activist Singhleton has reclaimed this art, and she uses embroidery beautifully to talk about current events and as a mode to dissent.

Tishani Doshi: Poetry Of The Unheard And Forgotten Women

Tishani Doshi is a poet born in Chennai to a Welsh father and Gujarati mother. She has published six books of poetry and fiction.

Anaïs Nin’s Clever Satirical Subversion Of Male-Dominated Erotica

Anaïs Nin was an American Cuban French writer who tried to destabilise the male gaze based tradition of erotic literature she came to be a part of.


Book Review: The Prisons We Broke By Babytai Kamble

In The Prisons We Broke, Babytai Kamble uses her life as a source to identify Dalit oppression, painting a raw imagery of the crude realities of their world.

Mary Wollstonecraft’s Statue & The Gaze Politics Around Naked Cis Female Bodies

Critics have said that the blatant depiction of Mary Wollstonecraft's naked body would likely engender female objectification, thus defeating the very purpose of feminism.

Bhimayana: A Tongue-In-Cheek Graphic Novel Confronting Our Caste-Bias

By showing, rather than mainly telling, the anti-caste narrative of Bhimayana, the graphic novel, confronts people who refuse to listen.




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.

Aroused And Abused: Still Non-Consensual, Still An Assault

Abusers feel good about themselves when the body of the person being abused in any sense shows signs of “enjoyment”. It feeds their vanity as if they have flipped the mind of the victim, which is overtly horrible.

Here Are 8 Young Women MPs Who Made News In 2019

In 2019, the 17th Lok Sabha embraced young women MPs from diverse backgrounds and constituencies, here are eight of them.

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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.

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Anaïs Nin’s Clever Satirical Subversion Of Male-Dominated Erotica

Anaïs Nin was an American Cuban French writer who tried to destabilise the male gaze based tradition of erotic literature she came to be a part of.

Bidaai – A Saga Of Emotion… With A Generous Helping Of Gender Discrimination

The custom of bidaai marks the 'farewell' of the bride from her home to her husband’s and in-laws’.

Feminist Laughter: A Form Of Resistance

For a woman in a patriarchal society, humor stands to be the most powerful weapon to articulate covert resistance against the system that has over time stereotyped feminine laughter as “dangerous” and “savage”.

Photo Essay: Celebrating Dasa Mahavidya Through Drag And Inclusive Imagery

The Dasa Mahavidya photo series brings the images of 10 different feminine forms of Shakti, each representing a certain element of womanhood.

Media Watch

From ‘Modi Song’ To Ambani Jokes ; India’s Political Humour Lacks Nuance

The state is sad but hilarious, exactly like the humour of the young Indian who every now and then cracks a self-deprecating joke on unemployment, dust piled certificates and hatred for “Sharma ji ka beta”.

Media Bias: Who Gets Arrested For Sharing Fake News And Who Gets Away

Taking note of communal violence, it is imperative of the government alone to formulate new laws for holding news channels accountable for what they broadcast.

News For Everyone: People With Disabilities And The Media

The inability to provide means of access is only the surface projection of deep-seated bias and judgment towards persons with disabilities.

Press And Policy: Can The Media Influence Policy-Making?

News creates political discourses. These discourses shape public opinion. And public opinions in turn influence law and policy.


Thinking Out Loud: If Only Cisgender Men Had Periods?

If only cisgender men had periods, to start with, perhaps the taboos around sanitary napkins would become mundane at our homes, workplaces and public transports.

How To Educate Your Daughter Only To Make Her Quit Her Job After Marriage

The recipe for 'fulfilment' for woman is assumed to be one that discredits everything and boils down to 'how happy or successful is your marriage.'

What Approaching The Thirties Looks Like For Me As A Woman

“Dirty Thirty” in big bold letters go well not just because it rhymes, but also because in the true sense of the word, you realise that the key to surviving the thirties is really to play the game well and in absolute muck.

‘Pay The Bai’: The New Generation Of Men Who Claim To Be ‘Feminists’

While some men may and do share some of these, it’s never the full deal, never their sole responsibility. They are 'happy to help', except for when they’re tired, or the cricket match is on TV.