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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 Christchurch Mosque 'Shootings': Why Are White People Never Called Terrorists?

The Christchurch Mosque ‘Shootings’: Why Are White People Never Called Terrorists?

What the Christchurch mosque 'shootings' tell us about the media's racialised rhetoric surrounding terrorism and the ways in which it contributes to racism, Islamophobia and white hegemony.
Thoughts While Reclaiming The Ladies' Seat In Metro: Space, Accessibility, and Entitlement

Thoughts While Reclaiming The Ladies’ Seat In Metro: Space, Accessibility, and Entitlement

It doesn't matter if one is menstruating or not, that the ladies' seat is for women, and that alone is the criteria.
एचआईवी/एड्स से सुरक्षा और गर्भावस्था

एचआईवी/एड्स से सुरक्षा और गर्भावस्था

एचआईवी/एड्स महिलाओं के स्वास्थ्य को प्रभावित करने वाली अहम वजहों में से है और मातृ मृत्यु के मामलों में इसकी सही भूमिका जानना कठिन है|
Why Love Jihad Is An Attack On Women’s Rights

Why ‘Love Jihad’ Is An Attack On Women’s Rights

The concept of love jihad is based on the belief that it’s the 'sacred' duty of men to protect women of their community as women left on their own are ‘naive, gullible creatures’.
सरकार से मिले कुपोषण के खिलाफ़ महिला कर्मचारियों की लड़ाई

सरकार से मिले कुपोषण के खिलाफ़ महिला कर्मचारियों की लड़ाई

बिहार के मीड डे मील के कर्मचारी अपनी मांगो को लेकर हड़ताल पर बैठे हुए थे, लेकिन फिलहाल यह हड़ताल उन्होनें स्थगित कर दी है| बिहार सरकार ने केवल 250 रूपये की ही बढ़ोतरी की है|
'Take Out The Insects From Your Food And Eat It’: Women Political Prisoners Recount Jail Horror Stories

‘Take Out The Insects From Your Food And Eat It’: Women Political Prisoners Recount...

These are not rare stories, there are many women prisoners who give birth in the jail and there are many children under 6 years of age who are living in the jail with the women, not having seen the outside world.
What Rural Women Can Teach Others About Finance And Innovation

What Rural Women Can Teach Others About Finance And Innovation

There is a lot we can learn as financial service providers and development practitioners from these informal mechanisms that rural women from migrant communities employ to meet their financial needs.
Censex – The Vitamin Stree Sex Survey: Let's Talk About Sex

Censex – The Vitamin Stree Sex Survey: Let’s Talk About Sex

In October 2018, Vitamin Stree set out to understand how urban millennials in India view sex, by conducting an anonymous, online survey.
Why Is No One Talking About The Deaths Of Brown Women In Canada?

Why Is No One Talking About The Deaths Of Brown Women In Canada?

What is missing from the glorification of Canada, as a feminist and multicultural utopia are the cruellest truths of money and misogyny related to the deaths of brown women.
Benevolent Sexism: Is Chivalry A Threat To Gender Equality?

Benevolent Sexism: Is Chivalry A Threat To Gender Equality?

Both hostile sexism and benevolent sexism are ways to establish male dominance and work towards a common goal of ensuring that gender inequality prevails.

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Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

While the centre of the series remains the rich and elite class of Delhi, the focus of Made in Heaven remains to be the issues which are often swept under the carpet and closeted.
The Burning Of Holika

Reading Caste In Holi: The Burning Of Holika, A Bahujan Woman

Every Holi, we burn Holika – a Bahujan woman. Our festivals are based on Vedic & Puranic stories which suppress stories of the lower castes.
A Not-So-Patriot Act The Undue Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

A Not-So-Patriot Act: The Unwarranted Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

Predictably, in this hostile environment, the newest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act was met with over-the-top and ridiculous outrage, complete with nastiness online, calls to boycott Netflix, and a harsh critique of Minhaj