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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.

The Curious Case Of The Artificial Hymen Product

The Curious Case Of The Artificial Hymen Product

Various online sites including amazon selling this product define artificial hymen as a synthetic membrane that oozes out ‘blood’ during penetration. The ‘blood’ is an artificial blood powder or coloring.
Why Do We Need More Sensitivity For Mental Health Language?

Why Do We Need More Sensitivity For Mental Health Language?

In everyday life too, few people realize that speaking or using words from the mental health language or its point of view can lead to further alienation of the survivors of mental health issues.
World Toilet Day: Why Are Toilets A Feminist Concern?

World Toilet Day: Why Are Toilets A Feminist Concern?

If one looks deeper, they would find that even toilets —its architecture, use and accessibility—are coloured with the conventional ideas of patriarchy and consequential gender roles and expectations.
4 South Indian Movies That Start A Conversation About Caste

4 South Indian Movies That Start A Conversation About Caste

Movies have always helped start a complex conversation on issues like caste,and made its complexities slightly easier to believe and swallow.
Being A Feminist Gynaecologist In The Patriarchal World Of Medicine | #MyGynaecStory

Being A Feminist Gynaecologist In The Patriarchal World Of Medicine | #MyGynaecStory

As a practicing feminist gynaecologist, I want to offer a glimpse of what this world looks like from the other side of the consulting table.
I Am A Trans Man And My Gender Is Not Pronounced At Your Convenience

I Am A Trans Man And My Gender Is Not Pronounced At Your Convenience

I am a Muslim trans man, so I used my religion as an excuse when my school used to celebrate informal collective Rakhi festival with a motive that no boy’s wrist should be empty (except they left me out).
#CasteistTwitter: Minorities In The Time Of Social Media

#CasteistTwitter: Minorities In The Time Of Social Media

Social media platforms have revolutionised communications in recent years. While public space is accessible to all and provides a medium of person to person communication, social media has amplified the manner of communication in terms of exchanging views and also the comfort one feels behind their gadgets in doing so.
Reclaiming Motherhood: Parenting Beyond Gender

Reclaiming Motherhood: Parenting Beyond Gender

This systematic seclusion of women from the realm of art has been practiced under the belief that motherhood is an art. Is motherhood an art?
10 Things You Shouldn't Ask A Transgender Man

10 Things You Shouldn’t Ask A Transgender Man

People, sometimes without even realising or intending to, ask a transgender man or a trans person such questions that are absolutely inappropriate and offensive.
Health Over Stigma: The Journey Has Only Begun

Health Over Stigma: How Unmarried Women’s Voices Sparked A Revolution| #MyGynaecStory

And our campaign Health Over Stigma established that this is an unmarried women’s movement challenging the present situation and demanding stigma free services.

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‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency|#IndianWomenInHistory

Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency |#IndianWomenInHistory

Multi-talented actress and a fearless voice of dissent, Snehalata Reddy devoted her entire life to art and activism. She is revered for her unconditional commitment to democratic values and non-violent resistance.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.