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In Conversation With Anuja Gupta, Founder-Director Of RAHI Foundation

In Conversation With Anuja Gupta, Founder-Director Of RAHI Foundation

RAHI foundation is a support centre which specializes in working with adult women survivors of incest and childhood sexual abuse.
Jodie Whittaker – The New Doctor

The Latest Doctor Who Is A Woman And The Internet Is Losing Its Mind

Doctor Who finally cast a woman as the Doctor after 54 years of male leads. It is so important, because representation matters!

Women In The Game Of Thrones – How Far Have They Come?

The Game of Thrones is now being battled predominantly between women. How far have the Westerosi women come since Season 1?
Malayalam Actor Dileep Promotes Rape Culture Both On Screen And Off It

Arrested For Assault, Malayalam Actor Dileep’s Films Reek Of Sexism

Malayalam actor Dileep has been arrested for the abduction & assault of an actress. His films aren't exempt from the stench of sexism either.
Fat Shaming Is The Easiest Trope For Advertisers To Fall Back On

Fat Shaming Is The Easiest Trope For Advertisers To Fall Back On

Why do corporations that have nothing to do with body image use fat shaming as their motif for advertisement? The answer is that is works.
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A Feminist Reading Of Sridevi’s New Blockbuster – Mom

While Mom gets some things right in its sensitive handling of rape scenes, it reverts to some damaging tropes of rape survivor as helpless victim.
In Conversation With Sukhdeep Singh, Founder And Editor-in-Chief Of Gaylaxy Magazine

In Conversation With Sukhdeep Singh, Founder And Editor-in-Chief Of Gaylaxy Magazine

We recently chatted with Editor-in-chief, Sukhdeep Singh, about his remarkable journey of creating and managing Gaylaxy Magazine.
Muslim Women In Popular Cinema: A Series Of Flat Characters

Muslim Women In Popular Cinema: A Series Of Flat Characters

The representation of Muslim women in Indian cinema has been meagre. There are hardly any films solely dedicated to them. In films where they can be found, their roles are often diminished or stereotypical.
Understanding My Conflicting Advent Into Sustainability And Gender Equity

Reflecting On My Conflicting Advent Into Sustainability And Gender Equity

My love for sustainable ideas is at loggerheads with violations of women’s rights, and I hope that advocates for both launch a new revolution.
Sarah Naqvi

Meet Sarah Naqvi: The Textile Artist Who Sews Feminist Embroidery

Sarah Naqvi creates art that attempts to chip away at the patriarchal construct of the "ideal woman" by portraying women simply as they are.

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Sikh names are empowering in nature, they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restricts them.

Sikh Names: Beyond Gender, Caste And Patriarchy

Sikh names are empowering – they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restrict them.
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On Prithviraj’s Statement And The Long History Of Misogyny in Malayalam Cinema

Actor Prithviraj's statement is a small step in rectifying the decades of misogyny perpetuated in Malayalam cinema.
‘Make Men Wear Veils and They will Understand our Difficulties’

‘Make Men Wear Veils And They Will Understand Our Difficulties’

In rural Uttar Pradesh, one woman challenges men to cover their faces with veils and then successfully execute their work.