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COVID-19 Reaffirms The Need For A Feminist Leadership Model

COVID-19 Reaffirms The Need For A Feminist Leadership Model

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To be clear, I am not advocating feminist leadership as the way out of this crisis, I am advocating for it as a way of life beyond this crisis.
Glass Cliff: Does It Really Empower The Marginalised?

Glass Cliff: Does It Really Empower The Marginalised?

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Glass cliff refers to the tendency of organisations to favour women and the other marginalised for leadership positions over men during a period of crisis.
The Glass Escalator: Do Men Employed In Female Dominated Jobs Get Promoted Faster?

The Glass Escalator: Do Men Employed In Female Dominated Jobs Get Promoted Faster?

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There is no denying that a Glass Escalator does exist, but one must be cognisant of the fact that exclusion and marginalisation of those oppressed by caste, sexuality, race and class fortifies it.
Anarcha Feminism: The Beginning Of The End Of All Forms Of Oppression

Anarcha Feminism: The Beginning Of The End Of All Forms Of Oppression

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Anarcha feminism provides us with a means to address all forms of oppression and to act in solidarity with the oppressed, avoiding a reductionist understanding of power.

Can You Really Be A Heterosexual Feminist In This Patriarchal World?

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Can a woman really, given what she knows, enter a relationship of trust, adulation and love with a man? Can she really be a heterosexual feminist?
5 Of Our Favorite Feminist Instagram Posts In 2019

5 Of Our Favorite Feminist Instagram Posts In 2019

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Instagram has become one of today's favourite social media platform. While a lot of people do use it for leisure, there are others who use the social media space for activism too.
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.

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Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

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Mica is used in eyeshades, lipsticks, mascara, nail polish, blush and many such cosmetic products. 60% of the high-quality mica that goes into the cosmetic industry is sourced from India and most of it comes from scrap mining.
The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam's Women Weavers

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam’s Women Weavers

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In a world that is marred with COVID-19, India has been in a lockdown and the practice of physical distancing is in practice. This has severely impacted these women weavers who have lost their livelihood and space of solidarity.
Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.