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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.

Cumbrous Corset Comeback: Rethinking The Cinched Waist

Cumbrous Corset Comeback: Rethinking The Cinched Waist

Corset should be a garment fitted for the needs of those who choose to wear it, not tangled in historical misconceptions.
In Photos: Queering Spaces And Spacing The Queer

In Photos: Queering Spaces And Spacing The Queer

There is an intimate relation between how spaces are formed, how gender is formed within it and how gender guides formation of the space.
The Roads More Travelled: Excerpts From Everyday Expeditions

The Roads More Travelled: Excerpts From Everyday Expeditions

Mala travels for water, without knowing that her life is a one-dimensional fodder for people she doesn’t know, and probably never will.
Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

Now, as I fight a daily battle in the war against arranged marriage, I have realised that my parents’ standards for a husband for me are so much worse than mine. As a method of finding a life partner, I believe matrimonial sites are the cesspit of humanity.
The Bully And The Bullied: Understanding Violence And How To Prevent It

The Bully And The Bullied: Understanding Violence And How To Prevent It

If you find yourself being a bully or your kid bullying somebody else, take time to read the given infographic and understand that childhood plays a very important role in one’s growth as a person.
Trans People Are Calling Out On Indian Transgender Bill | #RapeIsRape

Trans People Are Calling Out The Indian Transgender Bill | #RapeIsRape

The new Transgender bill makes sexual offence against a transgender person, punishable with as little as 6 months to a max 2 years in prison.
Delhi’s Women Help Line Is In Need Of A Lifeline

Here Is Why Delhi’s Women Help Line Itself Needs A Lifeline

25 staff of Delhi Women Help Line have crossed more than 55 days of protest against the privatization of Women Help Line, demanding the government to protect their labour rights and security of the women in the capital.
The Forgotten Female Farmers Of India: Narratives From Bihar

The Forgotten Female Farmers Of India: Narratives From Bihar

From preparing the land, selecting seeds, transplanting the seedlings, applying manure/fertilisers/pesticides and then harvesting, winnowing and threshing, women work harder and longer than male farmers but are never recognised.
Why We Need to Stop Setting “Perfect Victim” Expectations on Survivors

Why We Need to Stop Setting “Perfect Victim” Expectations on Survivors

Survivors do not owe us their stories. Survivors do not have to meet expectations. As allies, we must learn to listen and believe.

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Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

Now, as I fight a daily battle in the war against arranged marriage, I have realised that my parents’ standards for a husband for me are so much worse than mine. As a method of finding a life partner, I believe matrimonial sites are the cesspit of humanity.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.