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On Defending Feminism

On Defending Feminism

When I accepted that I was getting tired of defending my feminism to people, I realized how healing it can be, how much comfort there is in this ideology.
नारीवाद

उफ्फ! क्या है ये ‘नारीवादी सिद्धांत?’ आओ जाने!

नारीवाद के बारे में सभी ने सुना होगा। मगर यह है क्या? इसके दर्शन और सिद्धांत के बारे में ज्यादातर लोगों को नहीं मालूम। इसे पूरी तरह जाने और समझे बिना नारीवाद पर कोई भी बहस या विमर्श बेमानी है। नव उदारवाद के बाद भारतीय समाज में महिलाओं के प्रति आए बदलाव के बाद इन सिद्धांतों को जानना अब और भी जरूरी हो गया है।
आज क्यूँ ज़रूरी है नारीवाद?

आज क्यूँ ज़रूरी है नारीवाद?

औरतों और पुरुषों को बराबर मानने वाला और उनकी बराबरी के लिए लड़ने वाला हर इंसान फेमिनिस्ट कहलाता है| फेमिनिस्ट विचार यह नहीं है कि सत्ता के ढांचे को पलट दिया जाए बल्कि फेमिनिस्ट विचार यह है कि औरतों और पुरुषों के बीच सत्ता का संबंध ख़त्म हो जाए|
Furthering Patriarchy in the Name of Women Empowerment

Furthering Patriarchy in the Name of ‘Women Empowerment’

In the name of women empowerment, the police officer went on to tell us to avoid meeting men outside our houses or schools.
Dear Men, Here’s Why ‘Believing’ in Gender Equality Doesn’t Make You A Feminist

Dear Men, Here’s Why ‘Believing’ in Gender Equality Doesn’t Make You A Feminist

The notion that some loose and half assed acknowledgement of a vague and libertarian idea of gender equality makes you a feminist is fiction
Call me Feminazi [Poem]

Call me Feminazi [Poem]

Breaking down the feminazi myth, one prose at a time.
Do You Look Like A Feminist? [Poem]

Do You Look Like A Feminist? [Poem]

What looking like a feminist can do to personal feminisms.
The Quandary That Is Buzzword Feminism

The Quandary That Is Buzzword Feminism

Buzzword Feminism has become cool. And this is disorienting to say the least.
caste patriarchy ambedkar

Caste, Patriarchy, and their Annihilation

The struggle against caste and the struggle against patriarchy are deeply intertwined. Movements contribute to and make meaning out of each other.
B R ambedkar jayanti

On Babasaheb’s 125th Birth Anniversary: 13 Feminist Principles of Dr. B R Ambedkar

On Babasaheb's 125th birth anniversary, we bring you thirteen quotes of Dr. B R Ambedkar which truly show that he was a feminist and strove hard for women's education and equality.

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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