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इसे नारीवाद ही क्यों कहते हैं, समतावाद या मानववाद क्यों नहीं?

इसे नारीवाद ही क्यों कहते हैं, समतावाद या मानववाद क्यों नहीं?

नारीवाद पर विश्वास करने वालों को अक्सर इस बहस का सामना करना पड़ता है कि जब ‘नारीवाद’ का मूलभाव समानता है तो इसे ‘मानवतावाद’ या फिर ‘समतावाद’ क्यों नहीं कहा जाता है|
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On Being An Ally In “Private” Spaces: To Speak Or Not To Speak?

An ally has a chance of being better perceived because of their privilege. As we do not have a direct stake in the politics at hand, a viewpoint expressed by us is more likely to be seen as being “objective”.
This Notion Called Reverse Sexism Cannot And Does Not Exist

This Notion Called Reverse Sexism Cannot And Does Not Exist

Sexism is when a certain gender or sex is systematically oppressed and discriminated against to the point that the oppressors have a dominant position in society - hence, the notion of reverse sexism cannot exist in society.
9 नारीवादी लेखिकाओं के लेखन से समझें नारीवाद | Feminism In India

9 नारीवादी लेखिकाओं के लेखन से समझें नारीवाद

इन नारीवादी लेखिकाओं ने अपने लेखन के माध्यम से अपने-अपने देशकाल को ध्यान में रखकर नारीवाद की एक वृहत परिभाषा को गढ़ा, जो हमें नारीवाद को समझने में बेहद मददगार साबित होती है|
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A Man Offered To ‘Save’ Me From Feminism

Feminism is a political and cultural fight. We don’t need saving and we certainly don’t need to be rescued from our beliefs by chauvinistic men.
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Political correctness And Why We Need More Of It

We need to be comfortable with political correctness: so that we can challenge the status quo and help minorities prosper and exist without fear of being attacked for who they are.
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Why Do Women Living Feminist Lives Have A Problem With The Feminist Tag?

It's surprising that women who live ‘feminist’ lives, where their choices are not overpowered by social, cultural or familial considerations, refuse to identify with the feminist tag.
Female Anger: The Gendered Diagnosis Of Emotions | Feminism In India

(On) Female Anger: The Gendered Diagnosis Of Emotions

It seems female anger is only palatable when it is reined in, not threatening to be reckless but instead promising calm, collected reserve.
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The Gender-Based Prefix: More Ways To Assume Women Are Property

Why should a woman give away a bit of her life to random strangers through a gender-based prefix attached to her name, when men are not required to do that?
फैमिनाज़ी : लैंगिक समानता का उग्र विरोधी | Feminism In India

फैमिनाज़ी : लैंगिक समानता का उग्र विरोधी

हमें फैमिनाज़ी शब्द और इसके भावार्थ को समझना होगा क्योंकि महिला हित की खोल में ये शब्द सीधे तौर पर महिला और जेंडर के मुद्दों का विरोधी है|

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How Biological Determinism Perpetuated Sexism Through Science

How Biological Determinism Perpetuates Sexism Using ‘Science’

Biological determinism, by definition, refers to the ''idea that all human behaviour is innate, determined by genes, brain size, or other
5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About | Feminism In India

5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About

It’s important to learn about women historians who have increasingly influenced our understanding of the world and its history.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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.