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9 Women Authors Who Pioneered Postcolonial Feminism

9 Women Authors Who Pioneered Postcolonial Feminism

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These women authors' writings have established the contours of feminism for us, as post-colonial subjects and as women of colour.
B R ambedkar jayanti

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

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

Mansplaining 101: Why Do Men Explain Things To Women?

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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

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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

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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.
This Notion Called Reverse Sexism Cannot And Does Not Exist

This Notion Called Reverse Sexism Cannot And Does Not Exist

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

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

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Slut-shaming and the friend zone are disturbing concepts: both reduce women to objects meant for sexual enjoyment on someone else's terms.
Why Call It Feminism, As Opposed To Humanism Or Egalitarianism?

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

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Feminism wants you to see our struggle, not to be thinned by mixing it in with Egalitarianism or Humanism.
Here Are 12 Feminist Artists We Loved In 2018

Here Are 12 Feminist Artists We Loved In 2018

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Here are twelve feminist artists whose work has encouraged serious engagement with questions of gender, sexuality, inclusivity, and intersectionality.

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Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.

“The Sex Which Is Not One”: Vaginismus And The Construction Of Female Sexuality

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It is always important to keep in mind that vaginismus is a common occurrence among women and it should always be seen as any other ailment.
Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

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This is why the 21-day lockdown is a critical test of who is fittest. We cannot let this manxiety that goes on to fuel a feminist coup, become the status quo.