Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Campaigns

#JustNotInterested is a campaign run by FII and Tinder, that aims to explore the understanding of consent, disinterest and expectations in human relationships.

Health Over Stigma is a campaign led by young, unmarried women in to dismantle the stigma surrounding sexual health of unmarried women.

#AbortionMeraHaq, translating to ‘abortion is my right’, is a campaign demanding safe, legal and affordable abortions for all that require it, because safe abortions save lives.

What People Don’t Tell You About Stretch Marks And PCOS

While people were quick to point out that stretch marks look ugly, or to ask how did I get them at such a young age in the first place, they never told me that stretch marks can be a symptom of PCOS.

Here Is A List Of Feminist Theatre Acts That You Can Watch Or Read

Feminism in theatre and feminists of theatre have immaculately and intelligently given voices to silence and silenced the patriarchal cacophonies. Therefore, here’s a list of five feminist theatre acts that one could read/watch to relish in the disfigurement of all-male narratives.

The Futile Quest For A Feminist Marriage In Today’s World

The question, however, is that even after getting rid of sexist practices and beliefs, can there be a feminist marriage?

Why Do Bollywood Movies About Women Have Male Protagonists?

Over the past two decades, many Bollywood films that have been hailed as women empowerment movies. But are these movies actually giving us powerful female protagonists, or just a reiteration of gender roles through male protagonists?

Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

If you want to see what that looks like on screen, you should watch Section 375, a courtroom thriller about sexual assault in the #MeToo era, a film that supposedly presents a “balanced” perspective, but ultimately sides with the accused.

History

Nagammai: The Fearless But Forgotten Feminist Activist | #IndianWomenInHistory

The lack of information about Nagammai says less about her and more about the misogyny that is still ever present in the world of academia and politics.

Aasiya Jeelani: The Feminist Warrior Of Kashmir

In a time where Kashmiri narratives were male centric and male dominated, Aasiya Jeelani emerged as a carrier of justice for Kashmiri women.

Suniti Choudhury: The Youngest Female Revolutionary Of India | #IndianWomenInHistory

Suniti Choudhury was held captive in Hijli Detention Camp as a "third class prisoner". The effects of her activities were also faced by her family.

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Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

If you want to see what that looks like on screen, you should watch Section 375, a courtroom thriller about sexual assault in the #MeToo era, a film that supposedly presents a “balanced” perspective, but ultimately sides with the accused.

St Francis College, Hyderabad Takes Body Policing To A New Level

Posted by Palak Dawar As per the Indian Constitution, there is no such right as the “right to...

Choice Feminism: A Self-Imposed Barrier To Progress?

Choice feminism is a more individual-centric approach than is feminism as a whole, which believes that empowerment can be found in the act of making a “choice”, however in line it may be even with ancient patriarchal norms.

Feminism 101

Choice Feminism: A Self-Imposed Barrier To Progress?

Choice feminism is a more individual-centric approach than is feminism as a whole, which believes that empowerment can be found in the act of making a “choice”, however in line it may be even with ancient patriarchal norms.

Maternal Mortality Rate: Does India Really Care About Its mothers?

A country’s maternal mortality rate is one of the most crucial indicators of how it prioritises it’s women.

Emotional Labour: What Is It, And Why Do Women Bear The Brunt Of It?

The ability to perform emotional labour is often seen as an inherent quality of women workers, consistent with the gendered notion that women are naturally more nurturing.

Media Watch

The Rise of Fake News And What It Means Today

Can one say that once the elections are over, we will have to spend less time trying to distinguish between real and fake news?

Panels, Politics, and Penn (Women) In The Land Of Tamil Nadu

Let's take a look at the toxic masclinity that has come to define Tamil Nadu news and politics greatly suffers from the lack of women representation.

The Farrago Of Biased And Fake News: Media’s Role Before Lok Sabha Elections

The situation is so bad that foreign news channels like the BBC has planned to provide a special coverage relevant to India, putting forward their solutions to the fake news crisis.

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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.

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.

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.