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"Would You Rape Your Sister?": Why The Sister Card Reinforces Rape Culture

“Would You Rape Your Sister?”: Why The Sister Card Reinforces The Rape Culture

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.
How Men Can Be Part Of Feminist Movement Infographic

Infographic: How Can Men Be A Part of The Feminist Movement?

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.
How To Get Past Anxiety By Consciously Experiencing It – Postmodern Feminist Style

How To Get Past Anxiety By Consciously Experiencing It – Postmodern Feminist Style

This is just one person writing about how they have understood anxiety from a socio-cultural perspective as opposed to a psychological one.
How I Found Inclusivity Within Feminism

How I Found Inclusivity Within Feminism

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.
women empowerment model problematic

Why The Women Empowerment Model Just Doesn’t Cut It Anymore

The women empowerment model does nothing to challenge patriarchal conventions that the man's job is much more worthy than the woman's.
How The Digital World Disparages Feminism Through Manufactured Outrage

How The Digital World Disparages Feminism Through Manufactured Outrage

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.
Does Patriarchy Divide Women: The Importance Of Solidarity

Does Patriarchy Divide Women: The Importance Of Solidarity

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.

Why My Life Is Better With Female Friendships In 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.
Dear Men, It's Time You Understood Misogyny

Dear Men, It’s Time You Understood Misogyny

Misogyny functions in an ecosystem, where men are supported and protected at each level by one another.
Why Consumerist 'Feminism' Fails Us: Understanding Capitalist Culture

Why Consumerist ‘Feminism’ Fails Us: Understanding Capitalist Culture

Capitalist society which is afraid of confrontation and political incorrectness has fabricated several imposters of feminism (consumerist feminism being one of them) in recent years, each version more watered-down and grasping than the last.

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Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

With a predictable plot, unnecessary violence, the resurgence of a broken hero and typical stalker-turned-lover relation, Kabir Singh is a painful three-hour experience for the viewer.
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

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

Coming from a conservative Muslim family where your male cousins won’t even look at you if you are not wearing a dupatta, I have always felt that my body was constantly scrutinised and kept under the male gaze.