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Being An Indian Mother In A Western Country Is Hard Work

Being An Indian Mother In A Western Country Is Hard Work

"Negotiating culture, motherhood and my own identity in a Western country is blinking hard work," says an Indian mother of a white daughter.
Traveling To North India: To Travel Is To Smash The Patriarchy?

Traveling To North India: To Travel Is To Smash The Patriarchy?

"North India is not safe for two girls to travel alone" were words we often heard from almost everyone.
The Advertising World Hates Women Who Are Comfortable In Their Skin

The Advertising World Hates Women Who Are Comfortable In Their Skin

The advertising world feeds and profits on insecurity, especially that of women, the collateral damage it entails not being accounted for. Not only does it capitalizes on these insecurities, but adds to them by setting unrealistic beauty ideals to which we must conform or at least die trying.
Comic: Male Feminist Allies Be Like...

Comic: Male Feminist Allies Be Like…

The comic is to the point and calls out male feminist allies’ mansplaining, gaslighting, misogyny, abuse, among others.
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Can Women Have A ‘Spirit’ for Adventure?: Problems Women Travellers Face

Maybe we’re not entitled to adventure because we’re women, maybe we’re not entitled to travel because we’re women, maybe we’re not entitled to be masters of our own lives because we’re women.
Eight Best Feminist Comics Of Tatsuya Ishida

Eight Best Feminist Comics Of Tatsuya Ishida

Tatsuya Ishida is an American comic who writes and draws the webcomic strip Sinfest. We bring you our top favourite feminist comics by him.
Problems With Fetishizing Bengali Women

Problems With Fetishizing Bengali Women

The issue is why are Bengali women’s eyes being exotified to sell their value to men so that they date us or find us sexy?
Being A Feminist Mother Is A Liberating Experience

Being A Feminist Mother Is A Liberating Experience

Feminist mothering is about recognising the barriers that women face such as gender assumptions, class and race issues.
A Feminist Reading Of Dangal

A Feminist Reading Of Dangal

In Dangal, nationalism takes over feminism and women's agency gets lost in the name of "women's empowerment".
A Feminist Reading Of Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh

A Feminist Reading Of Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh

Kahaani 2 is a gut-wrenching portrayal of an issue we still aren’t comfortable to talk about. For once, the issue of child sexual abuse isn’t treated as just one of the many things, rather, it is the central premise of the movie through which a lot of other things are scrutinised.

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Pictures From 30+ #IWillGoOut Marches In Various Cities And Towns Of India

Pictures From 30+ #IWillGoOut Marches In Various Cities And Towns Of India

Crowds in hundreds gathered in about 30 cities and towns of India to come together for #IWillGoOut marches.
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What Women Want! Protest Marches By Women In India And USA On January 21

Women in India and USA are going on protest marches. Here's all that you need to know and march with them!
Why Women In India Are Marching On January 21? #IWillGoOut

Why Women In India Are Marching On January 21? #IWillGoOut

As women from a dozen cities prepare for a nation-wide march triggered by the appalling stories of mass molestation in Bengaluru, we protest not only the right of a woman to loiter in public, but also the impunity with which they are seen as “fair game” when they choose to own the streets. #IWillGoOut