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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.

Why We Must Focus On The Ability In People With Disabilities

Why We Must Focus On The Ability In People With Disabilities

There is urgent need to look at the ability in people with disabilities, in spite of their circumstantial limitations or gender.
In Conversation With Rola Yasmine: Women in Conflict Areas And Their Reproductive Rights

In Conversation With Rola Yasmine: Women in Conflict Areas And Their Reproductive Rights

Read our interview with Rola Yasmine, The founder of The A-Project, Lebanon, where she speaks about her work with Syrian women refugees.
Why The Enthusiastic Consent Model Is The Need Of The Hour

Why The Enthusiastic Consent Model Is The Need Of The Hour

As per the enthusiastic consent model when the instigator (usually the man) makes a sexual advance, he needs to look for consent that is affirmative, unambiguous and clearly upbeat in sentiment as well as in expression.

Who Decides The Definition Of Rape?

Historically, Indian law has defined the non-consensual penetration of the penis into vagina as ‘rape’.
I Am On My Periods And I Cannot Lie: No More Shame Or Silence Around Periods

I Am On My Periods And I Cannot Lie: Say No To Shame And...

Perhaps if we keep talking about periods and menstruation frequently enough, eventually it will become a part of any casual conversation.
What Does #MenToo Mean In A World Where Women's Stories Are Still Dismissed?

What Does #MenToo Mean In A World Where Women’s Stories Are Still Dismissed?

As a response to the #MeTooIndia, we are witnessing the rise of #MenToo, aimed at protecting men from false sexual misconduct accusations.
Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Exist. Believe Them.

Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Exist. Believe Them.

The male survivors of child sexual abuse rarely report their abuse or seek professional help as they are often bogged down by the culture of toxic masculinity.
"All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences": In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

“All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences”: In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

We interviewed Jyotsna Siddharth, an actor and a writer, who is also the founder of Project-Anti-Caste, Love and Dalit Feminism Archive.
The Current State Of Women In Kantain, Sitapur

The Current State Of Women In Kantain, Sitapur

In Kantain, women have been relegated to private spaces while men have been allotted public spaces. The segregation of physical spaces combined with gender roles leads to gender norms.
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A Sexist And Exclusionary Sex-Strike Won’t Save Women Or Roe

A sex-strike by women being considered an effective response to the abortion bans reinforces sexist assumptions about women and sex.

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Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

In the latest episode of ‘How Ugly Can Indian Politics Get?’ we saw Atishi Marlena, Delhi based politician, educator and activist, get viciously slandered as questions about her caste, identity, and character were raised.
पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

मासिकधर्म और सैनिटरी पैड पर हमारे घरों में चर्चा करने की बेहद ज़रूरत है और जिसकी शुरुआत हम महिलाओं को ही करनी होगी।
How Tharoor's Bill On Women's Health Deals With Abortion

How Tharoor’s Bill On Women’s Health Deals With Abortion

Tharoor's Bill makes certain recommendations with a specific focus on issues of marital rape, reproductive agency and menstrual rights.