It has been over eight years of me living with my symptoms of PMDD and coexisting fibromyalgia, which have taught me to find strength in my weakness and live the vulnerability of alone-ness.
There was been an influx of news around "the 15-year-old girl from Bihar" who cycled from Gurgaon to Darbhanga along with her injured father. Jyoti Kumari, who covered the distance of over 1200 km in 7 days has been applauded for her bravery and skill all over social media.
In a world that is marred with COVID-19, India has been in a lockdown and the practice of physical distancing is in practice. This has severely impacted these women weavers who have lost their livelihood and space of solidarity.
At just 27 years of age, Namita Bal has already assumed the role of India's Junior Fed Cup Captain, which means that she mentors and accompanies India's junior team as they compete against the best players in the world.
Dormant emotional reminders stirred up for Queer India after the suicide of Anjana Hareesh. Enrollment in a conversion therapy cost her her life.
The history of Kashmir seems to be like a pendulum oscillating between homelessness and the fear of homelessness, driving the clock of the “present times” marking the politics of the valley.
We do have a mechanism which combats sexual harassment at workplace without being constrained by physical obstacles due to the Coronavirus lockdown.
The book Invisible Women is a highly significant and well researched book that highlights how most of the recorded human history is one big data gap, wherein the lives of men have been taken to represent those of humans overall.
Slut shaming is a patriarchal tactic of stigmatizing or slandering women whose sexual conduct is perceived as falling out-of-line of the patriarchal script of sexual propriety, or so-called ‘virtuous’ femininity.
As we look ahead to the post-lockdown period and beyond, the ways in which the pandemic may have affected our 365 million plus adolescents and youth, and their needs in the upcoming months and years, must be considered.