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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|
#MyFeminist2017: A Chat On People's Favourite Feminist Moments Of 2017

#MyFeminist2017: A Chat On People’s Favourite Feminist Moments Of 2017

As the year 2017 ends, we asked people on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to share their favourite feminist moments of 2017 using the hashtag #MyFeminist2017.
12 Times Women In India Stood Up To The Patriarchy In 2017 | Feminism In India

12 Times Women In India Stood Up To The Patriarchy In 2017

As we celebrate the end of the momentous year that was 2017, here are some of the moments when women especially pushed back for equality that deserve a special mention and warrant special celebration because they made the year what it was - great for women.
Why Call It Feminism, As Opposed To Humanism Or Egalitarianism?

Why Call It Feminism, As Opposed To Humanism Or Egalitarianism?

Feminism wants you to see our struggle, not to be thinned by mixing it in with Egalitarianism or Humanism.
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‘Cat Person’: Dismantling Men’s Mediocrity And Influencing Consent

Cat Person started an important conversation about how influenced consent is and how we pedestalise men for what they should be doing anyway.
Hrithik Roshan

Open Letter In Response To The ‘Feminist’ Tweet By Hrithik Roshan

It is hard to give any weight to the words of Hrithik Roshan when he is a part of an industry that churns out content which oozes misogyny.
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Why We Need To Stop Referring To Women As ‘Girls’

Referring to adult women as girls infantilizes them, it promotes the idea that they are childish, and thus bad at making sound decisions.

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Aijaz Sheikh

“Faith Healer” Aijaz Sheikh Has Sexually Abused Thousands Of Children

While pretending to be a faith healer, Aijaz Sheikh has subjected thousands of children in North Kashmir to sexual abuse.
Swathi Vadlamudi

The FIR Against Cartoonist Swathi Vadlamudi Should Make Us All Angry

Swathi Vadlamudi is a senior journalist based in Hyderabad who has an FIR lodged against her for posting a satirical image of Ram and Sita highlighting the era of rampant sexual violence that we live in.