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It's High Time To Call Out Sadhguru And His "Rationalized" Misogyny

It’s High Time To Call Out Sadhguru And His “Rationalized” Misogyny

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Sadhguru uses all kinds of stereotypes to prove that the world requires a balance of roles and activities between men and women.
"Ladki Hath Se Nikal Jayegi": The Culture Of Surveillance On Women

“Ladki Hath Se Nikal Jayegi”: The Culture Of Surveillance On Women

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Surveillance Culture is a systematic form of surveillance on women which is followed as a norm for generations. Women can relate to having "curfews" both at home and hostels, being constantly asked about their whereabouts and much more.
Etiquette Is Gendered And Its Burden Falls On Women

Etiquette Is Gendered And Its Burden Falls On Women

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The concept of gendered etiquette not only creates a gap between gender and defining gender roles, but also maintains the gap between social classes.
Passing The Mic: Why Representation In Panel Discussion Matters

Passing The Mic: Why Representation In Panel Discussion Matters

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Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi found itself on the receiving end of criticism when it’s Women Empowerment Cell announced that the day 1 of their Women Conclave ‘19 would consist entirely of men in the panel discussion.
"Hustle Hard Girl!"— Does Productivity Only Entail The Big Capitalist Dream?

“Hustle Hard Girl!”— Does Productivity Only Entail The Big Capitalist Dream?

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In the midst of a global hysteria, there is an invariable concomitance that is established between productivity (understood conventionally as economic efficiency) and self-worth.
The Eco-Gender Gap: Women Do More For The Planet Than Men

The Eco-Gender Gap: Women Do More For The Planet Than Men

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The idea of an eco-gender gap is exactly what it sounds like—women bear more of the green burden than their male counterparts. We recycle more, we make an effort to avoid plastic where possible, and we are, by and large, just more conscientious when it comes to the environment.
Choice Feminism: A Self-Imposed Barrier To Progress

Choice Feminism: A Self-Imposed Barrier To Progress?

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Choice feminism is a more individual-centric approach than is feminism as a whole, which believes that empowerment can be found in the act of making a “choice”, however in line it may be even with ancient patriarchal norms.
Maternal Mortality Rate: Does India Really Care About Its Mothers?

Maternal Mortality Rate: Does India Really Care About Its mothers?

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A country’s maternal mortality rate is one of the most crucial indicators of how it prioritises it’s women.
emotional labour

Emotional Labour: What Is It, And Why Do Women Bear The Brunt Of It?

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The ability to perform emotional labour is often seen as an inherent quality of women workers, consistent with the gendered notion that women are naturally more nurturing.
One Step At A Time: The Ordinary Lives Of Everyday Feminism

One Step At A Time: The Ordinary Lives Of Everyday Feminism

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The mere fact of expecting that the women would clean and cook irrespective of, if she is a professional or not, is a point of concern of everyday feminism.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
10 Women Journalists Who Made Their Voices Heard In 2019

10 Women Journalists Who Made Their Voices Heard In 2019

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Here’s a list of 10 women journalists who have carved a major space in the journalism world in 2019 and made their voices heard.