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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.

Lock-Ups & Lock-Downs: Reflections On Indian Prison System During Covid-19

Lock-Ups & Lock-Downs: Reflections On Indian Prison System During Covid-19

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Many times prisons are not hygienic, owing to space constraints and other factors, like lack of provision of basic sanitation and healthcare. Given these, they have a high propensity of becoming centres of community outbreaks.
Microaggressions: The Small Big Things About Gender, Sex And Sexuality

Microaggressions: The Small Big Things About Gender, Sex And Sexuality

Microaggressions are the very common verbal, nonverbal, and environmental slights, snubs, or insults, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to target persons based solely upon their marginalized group membership.
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Why Are So Many Working Women Getting Hysterectomies In Beed?

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A high number of hysterectomies have been reported in Beed. How is the labour market responsible for this surgical phenomenon?
Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

The eco-conscious health responses to the COVID-19 outbreak in India have revealed the heterosexist, racial, ageist, casteist, and classist prejudices of an overt Hindu-Brahminical society. The idea of environmentalism driven by capitalism, nationalism, and cultural imperialism exploit marginalised humans, animals, and nature alike. Therefore, the discussions around epidemics, animal welfare, and climate change must be nothing but ecofeminist.
Why Has Paranoia Become Normal For Many Women?

Why Has Paranoia Become Normal For Many Women?

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We walk on the road and we feel like every man out there is looking at us, even if no one is. That’s how paranoia has become a part of our personality.
Inaccessibility To Menstrual Hygiene In Times Of COVID-19

Inaccessibility To Menstrual Hygiene In Times Of COVID-19

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Nationwide stunting of the production of sanitary napkins will affect the hygienic conditions of these women, making them vulnerable to various diseases and menstrual infections.
Bingo! Your Privilege Has Been Revealed

Bingo! Your Privilege Has Been Revealed

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Evident in both the Bingos are ample accounts of unpleasant experience in the savarna-dominated academia that is missing in both the JNU and the HCU counterparts; in HCU’s, academic engagement is summed up with ‘visited the reading room’ and ‘backlog’.
Human Vs. State: Mental Health In The Context Of Political Turbulence

Human Vs. State: Mental Health In The Context Of Political Turbulence

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Conflict has fuelled a mental health crisis. Unfortunately, research on the mental health of civilians caught in war has not been researched as well as that of war veterans.
The Santhal Rebellion, an indigenous revolution, is one of the most remarkable incidents history of pre-independent Indian Subcontinent.

Remembering Indigenous Struggles: The Santhal Rebellion

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The Santhal Rebellion, an indigenous revolution, is one of the most remarkable incidents history of pre-independent Indian Subcontinent.
Amid COVID-19, India's Deep Rooted Exclusivity Becomes Evident

Amid Covid-19, India’s Deep Rooted Exclusivity Becomes Evident

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The COVID-19 pandemic is a very big issue in itself and needs to be solved as early as possible; but in India, that is not possible if we are not ready to finally acknowledge the flaws in our existing social system.

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Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

The eco-conscious health responses to the COVID-19 outbreak in India have revealed the heterosexist, racial, ageist, casteist, and classist prejudices of an overt Hindu-Brahminical society. The idea of environmentalism driven by capitalism, nationalism, and cultural imperialism exploit marginalised humans, animals, and nature alike. Therefore, the discussions around epidemics, animal welfare, and climate change must be nothing but ecofeminist.
Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

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The layer that covers the entire crisis looks a lot like communal hatred or Islamophobia which is something that has been used in a country like India, time and again, to cover up the failings of a government.