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In this section, find articles on intersectionality and Indian feminism including critical pieces on caste, class, body, violence, sexuality, gender and masculinity.

Emirati Women's Journey To Empowerment In The UAE

Emirati Women’s Journey To Empowerment In The UAE

While 91 percent of Emirati women are literate only eight percent of them are employed in private companies in the UAE.

प्राचीन भारत की स्त्रियाँ जो पर्दे में नहीं टॉपलेस रहती थीं

प्राचीन भारत में स्त्रियों को टॉपलेस घूमने की आजादी थी। यह हमारी सांस्कृतिक गरिमा थी कि इसे सहज भाव से स्वीकार किया जाता था। यह बकायदा एक ऐतिहासिक दस्तावेज है।
Can Social Media Stop Indulging In Body Shaming?

Can Social Media Stop Indulging In Body Shaming?

The instances of online body shaming and bullying seem to have only increased, and hate has become a regular part of many online personalities' lives.
माहवारी की बात ख़ास 'पतनशील पत्नियों के नोट्स' से

माहवारी की बात ख़ास ‘पतनशील पत्नियों के नोट्स’ से

चुनाँचे आप माहवारी की मारी औरतों के पाक लिबास पर इसका एक धब्बा तक देखना गवारा नहीं कर पाते। वही तो मैंने कहा कि आपके पिछ्ड़े और तंग किस्म के खयालात अब बदल चुके हैं|
It's 2018: Why Are We Still Stigmatising Menstruation?

It’s 2018, Why Are We Still Stigmatising Menstruation?

In a utopian world where menstruation is considered normal, we will bleed red instead of blue and sanitary napkins will be handed over without any secrecy.
How Women Empowerment Helps In Achieving Climate Justice

How Women Empowerment Helps In Achieving Climate Justice

Histories that have seen women empowered and collectively involved in decision making, show resulting decisions to be more community and environmentally positive, thus bringing humanity closer to climate justice.
गर्भसमापन, जेंडर और अधिकार पर एकदम सटीक रही ये 'क्रिया'

गर्भसमापन, जेंडर और अधिकार पर एकदम सटीक रही ये ‘क्रिया’

प्रशिक्षण की ये सीख मेरी सबसे पसंदीदा रही जिसने मुझे एक बेहद मजबूत तर्क दिया कि ‘अपराध गर्भसमापन नहीं बल्कि लिंगचयन है’ और इसके आधार पर मैं अब कहीं भी गर्भसमापन की पैरोकारी कर सकती हूँ|
#ViolenceOfSilence: Chennai Protests The Murder of Rajalakshmi, A Dalit Girl From Salem

#ViolenceOfSilence: Chennai Protests The Murder of Rajalakshmi, A Dalit Girl From Salem

Rajalakshmi was killed because she had spurned his advances; because she spoke about it. It is both a caste-based crime and a sexual offence that needs to be addressed at both levels.
Book Review: Mothering a Muslim By Nazia Erum

Book Review: Mothering A Muslim By Nazia Erum

In Mothering a Muslim, Nazia Erum brings in glaring example among the many subtle and not-so-subtle ways Islamophobia has developed in schools and colleges.
Are Women Being Systematically Excluded From The Sectors Of Armed Forces?

Are Women Being Systematically Excluded From The Sectors Of Armed Forces?

The systematic exclusion of women from the armed forces has been fraught with preconceived notions of the female body and feminine emotionality.

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Stalking: Know It Name It Stop It

A Chronicle Of An Imprisonment Foretold: Stalking And Harassment In IIT Madras

You know the trope of the helpless victim of stalking and harassment? I didn’t fit the bill. At every point, I knew what was happening.
When Art Is Created By Sexual Harassers, Can We Separate Art From Artist?

When Art Is Created By Sexual Harassers, Can We Separate Art From Artist?

Predators use their influence as a tool to inflict harm as well as sidestep any consequences. We ought to reject any art that contributes to the artist’s celebrity.
लैंगिक समानता : क्यों हमारे समाज के लिए बड़ी चुनौती है? | Feminism In India

लैंगिक समानता : क्यों हमारे समाज के लिए बड़ी चुनौती है?

गाँव हो या शहर व्यवहार से लेकर काम तक लैंगिक समानता हमारे समाज में मौजूद है, जो हमारे देश के लिए एजेंडा 2030 को पूरा करने में बड़ी चुनौती है|