Dear Economics, I never believed in love at first sight, until I met you in 9th grade. But like the other love of my life (hello, Bollywood), you too were problematic.
A sex-strike by women being considered an effective response to the abortion bans reinforces sexist assumptions about women and sex.
Using the sister card raises the fundamentally problematic issue of persecuting someone, not for touching a woman without consent, but for refusing to let her go even after she positions herself as his sister.
Feminism is not a fight against men but a fight against the patriarchal system.Thus, it is important for men to be our allies as well.
This is just one person writing about how they have understood anxiety from a socio-cultural perspective as opposed to a psychological one.
The flaws of western, eurocentric feminism can be eradicated through inclusivity of more diverse voices to the ongoing development of feminism, as well as the admittance of western feminists themselves.
The women empowerment model does nothing to challenge patriarchal conventions that the man's job is much more worthy than the woman's.
It’s exhausting, navigating a digital world where media tactics have swayed the term 'feminist' into almost leaving a bad taste in one’s mouth. The headlines are initially laughable, but the outrage they manufacture is disturbing.
This ecosystem of solidarity and collectivisation based on being able to help each other in creating more success not only helps the individual, but also stands in direct contrast to the toxic ecosystem of patriarchy – and challenges it.
Female friendships are more important than we realise. They have allowed me to have a safe space for my personal and emotional growth. I feel much more understood when I am surrounded by women.