On Babasaheb's 125th birth anniversary, we bring you thirteen quotes of Dr. B R Ambedkar which truly show that he was a feminist and strove hard for women's education and equality.
Moral policing of daughters by mothers and mother-like figures is one of the many examples of patriarchal bargain.
Mansplaining refers to men explaining things to women that they might already know and comes from an assumed power position of ‘knowing’.
It is hard to give any weight to the words of Hrithik Roshan when he is a part of an industry that churns out content which oozes misogyny.
Intersectional feminism challenges the dominant idea of feminism which is overtly white/upper-class/upper-caste/ableist/cis heterosexual and which fails to take into account the marginalized standpoints.
Feminism wants you to see our struggle, not to be thinned by mixing it in with Egalitarianism or Humanism.
Being born a heterosexual male immediately entitles you to a set of privileges you never signed up for. Male privilege is one of them.
Slut-shaming and the friend zone are disturbing concepts: both reduce women to objects meant for sexual enjoyment on someone else's terms.
Rape culture refers to the tendency of seeing violence and misogyny as an expression or part of ‘tradition’ or ‘culture’.
Sexism is when a certain gender or sex is systematically oppressed and discriminated against to the point that the oppressors have a dominant position in society - hence, the notion of reverse sexism cannot exist in society.