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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.

PTSD: What It Is And How It Affects Mental Health

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition caused by a traumatic or horrifying event.

Gujarat’s Thakor Community Bans Inter-Caste Marriage And Cellphones For Unmarried Women

It is a well established fact that India, as a country preaches and tries, in several ways to instill a sense of...

Sakshi Mishra And The Infringement Of Her Right To Inter-Caste Marriage

In the video, Sakshi Mishra, daughter of Rajesh Mishra, the MLA from Bithari Chainpur constituency of Bareilly district, alleged that her father and his goons were out to kill her because she married a Dalit man by her own will.

Women Eating Out Loud: Performing The Gendered Art Of Consumption

There was no more a blithe disregard for the etiquette of eating, allowing myself to moan in satisfaction. All that was left was hate for my body.

Navigating Through Masculine Spaces: Women In The Gym

Gendered expectations of physique and body, and the stigma around women occupying spaces they shouldn’t, has rendered the gym as a space predominantly occupied by men.

My Skin As My Battleground: Fighting Acne And The Society

I only started seeing acne as a problem that needed a cure when I was repeatedly told it was an issue.

Here Is A Step By Step Guide To Manage Savarna Privilege

The current regime that gleams on the suffering of minorities has given us a new brand of thinkers and activists, and to understand this phenomenon we have to confront Savarna Feminism.

Struggles In Sweatshops: The Irony Of Your ‘Feminist’ Graphic Tee

Reports published by Global Labour Justice name GAP’s and H&M’s sweatshops as sites of regular abuse and violence faced by their workers in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia and Sri Lanka.
turning someone down: is amicable rejection possible?

Turning Someone Down: Is Amicable Rejection Possible? | #JustNotInterested

We have always been taught to fear being turned down, not being good enough and ending up alone (why are these three things even connected?), which often leads to people staying in unhealthy relationships.

Anuradha Koirala: The Woman Who Rescued More Than 12,000 Girls From Sex Trafficking

Anuradha Koirala has rescued 12,000 girls in her journey of 20 years. It is believed that 12,000 is the same number of girls and women trafficked to India each year.

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10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements We Should Be Celebrating

10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements In 2018 We Should Be Celebrating

While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 2018.

Laugh Off The Sexism: The Counter Culture Of Feminist Memes

To combat the circulation of sexist memes, and stifle the sexist laugh, counter feminist memes are in circulation as well. These feminist memes employ subversive humour to overturn the sexist humour, being able to afford a laugh at their expense.

My Experiences Of Patriarchal Rituals In The Nepali Community

Growing up listening to such ludicrous things, I gradually developed an immense hatred for such patriarchal values. Hence, I am writing this article about the misogynist and patriarchal traditions in Nepali community.