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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.

Hunger Review: How To Reclaim Your Body From The Clutches Of Patriarchy

Book Review: Hunger – A Memoir Of My Body By Roxane Gay

In 'Hunger', Roxane Gay traces the journey of her reclaiming her body as she makes it a fortress, that protects her and becomes her.
भारत में सुरक्षित गर्भ समापन करवाना आज भी एक चुनौती है

भारत में सुरक्षित गर्भ समापन करवाना आज भी एक चुनौती है

भारत में सुरक्षित गर्भ समापन आज भी एक बड़ी चुनौती है| गौरतलब है कि ये कोई वक्तव्य की बजाय हमारे समाज की कड़वी सच्चाई है जो सीधेतौर पर पितृसत्ता की महिला विरोधी संस्कृति का हिस्सा है और इसे बदलना बेहद ज़रूरी है|
From Bollywood To The Great Indian Middle Class: Why Is Caste Continued to be Erased

From Bollywood To The Great Indian Middle Class: Why Does Caste Continue To Be...

In Indian cinema, caste continues to be wilfully erased and invisibilised as our society refuses to acknowledge its ugly casteist practices.
कुपोषण से बचाने वाली आंगनवाड़ी कार्यकर्ता की तनख्वाह कुपोषित क्यों है? 

कुपोषण से बचाने वाली आंगनवाड़ी कार्यकर्ता की तनख्वाह कुपोषित क्यों है? 

बीते 5 सिंतबर के किसान-मजदूर संघर्ष रैली में बड़ी संख्या में आंगनबाड़ी और आशा कार्यकर्ताओं ने भी हिस्सा लिया था।
Periyar E V Ramasamy: A True Leader Of The Downtrodden

Periyar E V Ramasamy: A True Leader Of The Marginalised

When it came to the rights and equality of women in India, Periyar was a feminist at a time the word was still alien to India.
The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

55 percent of persons with disabilities in Bihar do not have disability certificates, and the reasons range from tedious processes to stigma and apathy.
After The Rain Comes The Rainbow: First Pride March In Shillong

After The Rain Comes The Rainbow: First Pride March In Shillong

The LGBTQIA+ community of Shillong organised the first pride march in the city on September 14, celebrating Supreme Court's recent verdict decriminalising homosexuality. 
Post-Marriage Depression: The Under Diagnosed, Untreated Reality

Post-Marriage Depression: The Under Diagnosed, Untreated Reality

Post-marriage depression is often slipped under the rugs of an 'adjustment phase'. This devoids the issue of importance and due treatment.
Serena Williams Vs Carlos Ramos: Why Are Emotions So Gendered?

Serena Williams Vs Carlos Ramos: Why Are Emotions So Gendered?

Serena Williams' situation is very representative of how women are ‘punished’ for violating these behavioural norms.
महिला-अधिकार का अहम हिस्सा है गर्भ समापन

महिला-अधिकार का अहम हिस्सा है गर्भ समापन

गर्भ समापन महिलाओं के यौनिक-प्रजनन स्वास्थ्य और अधिकार का एक अभिन्न अंग है| ये महिलाओं के अपने शरीर पर नियन्त्रण और खुद के लिए निर्णय लेने की क्षमता है|

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New Film Shows Barriers To Justice That Dalit Women Face In India

New Film Shows Barriers To Justice That Dalit Women Face In India

A short film produced by All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch highlights the impunity of caste-based sexual violence and the barriers to justice that Dalit women face in India.
7 Indian Women In STEM More People Need To Know About

7 Indian Women In STEM More People Need To Know About

These 7 Indian women paved paths for themselves in a male dominated field like STEM by proving to be brilliant in their respective fields.

Saadat Hasan Manto And His ‘Scandalous’ Women

Manto's writings portray women as strong characters who have their own agency and hence fight patriarchal structures.