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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.

एचआईवी/एड्स से सुरक्षा और गर्भावस्था

एचआईवी/एड्स से सुरक्षा और गर्भावस्था

एचआईवी/एड्स महिलाओं के स्वास्थ्य को प्रभावित करने वाली अहम वजहों में से है और मातृ मृत्यु के मामलों में इसकी सही भूमिका जानना कठिन है|
Why Love Jihad Is An Attack On Women’s Rights

Why ‘Love Jihad’ Is An Attack On Women’s Rights

The concept of love jihad is based on the belief that it’s the 'sacred' duty of men to protect women of their community as women left on their own are ‘naive, gullible creatures’.
सरकार से मिले कुपोषण के खिलाफ़ महिला कर्मचारियों की लड़ाई

सरकार से मिले कुपोषण के खिलाफ़ महिला कर्मचारियों की लड़ाई

बिहार के मीड डे मील के कर्मचारी अपनी मांगो को लेकर हड़ताल पर बैठे हुए थे, लेकिन फिलहाल यह हड़ताल उन्होनें स्थगित कर दी है| बिहार सरकार ने केवल 250 रूपये की ही बढ़ोतरी की है|
'Take Out The Insects From Your Food And Eat It’: Women Political Prisoners Recount Jail Horror Stories

‘Take Out The Insects From Your Food And Eat It’: Women Political Prisoners Recount...

These are not rare stories, there are many women prisoners who give birth in the jail and there are many children under 6 years of age who are living in the jail with the women, not having seen the outside world.
What Rural Women Can Teach Others About Finance And Innovation

What Rural Women Can Teach Others About Finance And Innovation

There is a lot we can learn as financial service providers and development practitioners from these informal mechanisms that rural women from migrant communities employ to meet their financial needs.
Censex – The Vitamin Stree Sex Survey: Let's Talk About Sex

Censex – The Vitamin Stree Sex Survey: Let’s Talk About Sex

In October 2018, Vitamin Stree set out to understand how urban millennials in India view sex, by conducting an anonymous, online survey.
Why Is No One Talking About The Deaths Of Brown Women In Canada?

Why Is No One Talking About The Deaths Of Brown Women In Canada?

What is missing from the glorification of Canada, as a feminist and multicultural utopia are the cruellest truths of money and misogyny related to the deaths of brown women.
Benevolent Sexism: Is Chivalry A Threat To Gender Equality?

Benevolent Sexism: Is Chivalry A Threat To Gender Equality?

Both hostile sexism and benevolent sexism are ways to establish male dominance and work towards a common goal of ensuring that gender inequality prevails.
Why According to Science '100% Straight People' Are a Myth

Why According To Science ‘100% Straight People’ Are A Myth

A groundbreaking 2015 study at Cornell University, USA, strongly suggests the non-existence of totally straight people or heterosexuals.
How Not To Celebrate Women's Day: Deconstructing WhatsApp Forwards

How Not To Celebrate Women’s Day: Deconstructing WhatsApp Forwards

Women's Day Whatsapp forwards serve to remind me that womanhood is only celebrated when it is convenient. When it is sanitised, stripped of anything remotely political, swathed in pink and devoid of accountability.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
Here's Why 'Zindagi Gulzar Hai' Is Not A Feminist Show

Here’s Why ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’ Is Not A Feminist Show

Ladies and gentlemen, this is the women empowering serial- "Zindagi Gulzar hai"- a guide to middle class girls on how to achieve social mobility by remaining virginal and thus, marrying burger guys who can claim to deserve them after "being boys for most of their life".
Book Review: Forest of Enchantments By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Book Review: Forest of Enchantments By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Forest of Enchantments is a far cry from the feminist reshaping it is paraded as. While the story is told through the perspective of a woman, it actually caters to male narratives.