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women as girls

Why We Need To Stop Referring To Women As ‘Girls’

Referring to adult women as girls infantilizes them, it promotes the idea that they are childish, and thus bad at making sound decisions.
Feminist Economics: How To Battle The Apathy Of Textbook Economics

Feminist Economics: How To Battle The Apathy Of Textbook Economics

Feminist economics must struggle with the project of inclusion and locate the standpoints of the marginalized.
इसे नारीवाद ही क्यों कहते हैं, समतावाद या मानववाद क्यों नहीं?

इसे नारीवाद ही क्यों कहते हैं, समतावाद या मानववाद क्यों नहीं?

नारीवाद पर विश्वास करने वालों को अक्सर इस बहस का सामना करना पड़ता है कि जब ‘नारीवाद’ का मूलभाव समानता है तो इसे ‘मानवतावाद’ या फिर ‘समतावाद’ क्यों नहीं कहा जाता है|
consent

Understanding Consent Beyond A ‘Yes’ Or A ‘No’

Should our understanding of consent just stop at a 'yes' or a 'no'?
9 नारीवादी लेखिकाओं के लेखन से समझें नारीवाद | Feminism In India

9 नारीवादी लेखिकाओं के लेखन से समझें नारीवाद

इन नारीवादी लेखिकाओं ने अपने लेखन के माध्यम से अपने-अपने देशकाल को ध्यान में रखकर नारीवाद की एक वृहत परिभाषा को गढ़ा, जो हमें नारीवाद को समझने में बेहद मददगार साबित होती है|

Deconstructing Privilege: Equality, Equity & Justice

More often than not, when we are at a privileged position in the society with respect to a particular section or group, we fail to acknowledge it as what it is: a privilege.
"मैं और लड़कियों की तरह नहीं हूं..." वाला समावेशी स्त्री-द्वेष

“मैं और लड़कियों की तरह नहीं हूं…” वाला समावेशी स्त्री-द्वेष

समावेशी स्त्री-द्वेष बचपन से समाजीकरण के ज़रिए जेंडर के तहत सिखाये गए व्यवहार और विचारों का नतीज़ा है - जहां अच्छी लड़कियां शादी से पहले न तो सेक्स पर बात कर सकती हैं और न सेक्स कर सकती है|
Can I Hate My Mother And Still Be A Feminist?

Can I Hate My Mother And Still Be A Feminist?

As adults, especially as women, we must call out patriarchy inside our homes. We need to take responsibility and make mothers our allies.
11 Seemingly Benign Words Re-explained In The Context Of Women

11 Seemingly Benign Words Re-explained In The Context Of Women

The most ordinary words, like 'night' and 'compromise' acquire a whole new meaning for women! 11 words re-explained for your understanding.
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.

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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?