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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|
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Understanding Rape Culture 101 | Feminism In India

Understanding Rape Culture 101

Rape culture refers to the tendency of seeing violence and misogyny as an expression or part of ‘tradition’ or ‘culture’.

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Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

Now, as I fight a daily battle in the war against arranged marriage, I have realised that my parents’ standards for a husband for me are so much worse than mine. As a method of finding a life partner, I believe matrimonial sites are the cesspit of humanity.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.