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Is there a margin of error for young feminists?

Is There A Margin Of Error For Young Feminists Today?

As young feminists, we can get so lost in our criticism and analysis of issues that we face that there is little space to be wrong.
This Angry Feminist Killjoy Isn't Going To "Calm Down"

This Angry Feminist Isn’t Going To “Calm Down”

Our dismissal of women as over-sensitive, angry feminists is merely a way to wield power so as to further silence oppressed voices.
Can We Stop Being Scared Of The F-Word Now?

Can We Stop Being Scared Of The F-Word Now?

The hesitation towards "the f-word" comes from a long history of patriarchal ideology both pushed on people all over the world.
Are Men Oppressed Too? Understanding Oppression Through Marilyn Frye

Are Men Oppressed Too? Understanding Oppression Through Marilyn Frye

While men too face disadvantages in the patriarchal system, can we call it “oppression”? Marilyn Frye answers these in her work 'Oppression'.
Can I Hate My Mother And Still Be A Feminist?

Can I Hate My Mother And Still Be A Feminist?

As adults, especially as women, we must call out patriarchy inside our homes. We need to take responsibility and make an ally of our mother.As adults, especially as women, we must call out patriarchy inside our homes. We need to take responsibility and make mothers our allies.
Why Are Woman's Laughter Always Loud, Immoral, and Unsanskari?

Why Is Women’s Laughter Always Loud, Immoral, and Unsanskari?

The tag of immorality attached to women's laughter reflects in popular culture, mythic tales and also in the general political discourse.
When Art Is Created By Sexual Harassers, Can We Separate Art From Artist?

When Art Is Created By Sexual Harassers, Can We Separate Art From Artist?

Predators use their influence as a tool to inflict harm as well as sidestep any consequences. We ought to reject any art that contributes to the artist’s celebrity.
Understanding Rape Culture 101 | Feminism In India

Understanding Rape Culture 101

Rape culture refers to the tendency of seeing violence and misogyny as an expression or part of ‘tradition’ or ‘culture’.
Is Impostor Syndrome, Or Feeling Like A Fraud, Gendered?

Is Impostor Syndrome, Or Feeling Like A Fraud, Gendered?

I first came across the term "impostor syndrome" shortly after I joined law school. The term described exactly how I felt at the moment: a fraud, someone who had cheated her way into her current position.
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

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#ViolenceOfSilence: Chennai Protests The Murder of Rajalakshmi, A Dalit Girl From Salem

#ViolenceOfSilence: Chennai Protests The Murder of Rajalakshmi, A Dalit Girl From Salem

Rajalakshmi was killed because she had spurned his advances; because she spoke about it. It is both a caste-based crime and a sexual offence that needs to be addressed at both levels.
Why Demonetisation Is A Feminist Issue

Why Demonetisation Is A Feminist Issue

Demonetisation followed the masculinist, hetero-patriarchal logic that the gains on the scale of modernity can not only morally outweigh the loss of lives but also that those particular lives were worthy of being sacrificed.

Looking At Bollywood Films Through A Postcolonial Feminist Lens

Gender inequality that exists in Bollywood films impact the viewers, promoting inequality and discrimination within society.