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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.
"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.

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Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

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The eco-conscious health responses to the COVID-19 outbreak in India have revealed the heterosexist, racial, ageist, casteist, and classist prejudices of an overt Hindu-Brahminical society. The idea of environmentalism driven by capitalism, nationalism, and cultural imperialism exploit marginalised humans, animals, and nature alike. Therefore, the discussions around epidemics, animal welfare, and climate change must be nothing but ecofeminist.
Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

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The layer that covers the entire crisis looks a lot like communal hatred or Islamophobia which is something that has been used in a country like India, time and again, to cover up the failings of a government.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.