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Women Are Women’s Worst Enemies Or Patriarchal Bargain

Analysing ‘Women Are Women’s Worst Enemies’ Or Patriarchal Bargain

Moral policing of daughters by mothers and mother-like figures is one of the many examples of patriarchal bargain.
पितृसत्ता क्या है? – आइये जाने  

पितृसत्ता क्या है? – आइये जाने  

पितृसत्ता एक ऐसी व्यवस्था के रूप में परिभाषित किया जाता है जिसमें पुरुषों का महिलाओं पर वर्चस्व रहता है और वे उनका शोषण और उत्पीड़न करते हैं|
B R ambedkar jayanti

On Babasaheb’s Birth Anniversary: 13 Feminist Principles of Dr. B R Ambedkar

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.
Hrithik Roshan

Open Letter In Response To The ‘Feminist’ Tweet By Hrithik Roshan

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.
Mansplaining 101: Why Do Men Explain Things To Women?

Mansplaining 101: Why Do Men Explain Things To Women?

Mansplaining refers to men explaining things to women that they might already know and comes from an assumed power position of ‘knowing’.
Intersectional Feminism 101: Why It’s Important And What We Must Remember

Intersectional Feminism 101: Why It’s Important And What We Must Remember

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.
Slut Shaming and The Friend Zone: Two Sides of The Objectification Coin

Slut Shaming and The Friend Zone: Two Sides of The Objectification Coin

Slut-shaming and the friend zone are disturbing concepts: both reduce women to objects meant for sexual enjoyment on someone else's terms.
male privilege

Male Privilege And Entitlement In India – A 101 Explainer Piece

Being born a heterosexual male immediately entitles you to a set of privileges you never signed up for. Male privilege is one of them.
Why Call It Feminism, As Opposed To Humanism Or Egalitarianism?

Why Call It Feminism, As Opposed To Humanism Or Egalitarianism?

Feminism wants you to see our struggle, not to be thinned by mixing it in with Egalitarianism or Humanism.
caste patriarchy ambedkar

Caste, Patriarchy, and their Annihilation

The struggle against caste and the struggle against patriarchy are deeply intertwined. Movements contribute to and make meaning out of each other.

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“Not Same-sex Sexuality But Modern Homophobia Is The Western Import”: Ruth Vanita

“Not Same-sex Sexuality But Modern Homophobia Is The Western Import”: Ruth Vanita

Ruth Vanita's books broke fresh ground in gender studies by showing that India has a long tradition of same-sex desire.
internalized misogyny

A 101 Introduction To Internalized Misogyny

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must have heard the phrase ‘I am not like other girls’ or 'I am not like most girls' somewhere.
How Sexism & Misogyny In Indian Comedy Encourages Gender-based Violence

How Sexism & Misogyny In Indian Comedy Encourages Gender-based Violence

Does Indian comedy has to be sexist and misogynist in order to be funny?