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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.

Unpacking The Siege: Has Normalcy In Kashmir Been Restored?

Unpacking The Siege: Has Normalcy In Kashmir Been Restored?

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Given this analysis of the alleged ‘normalcy’ in Kashmir, one might wonder what role does this narrative play out in Indian politics.
Infographic: How Can You Break The Menstrual Taboo?

Infographic: How Can You Break Menstrual Taboos?

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Due to lack of proper information about period and menstrual hygiene and consequent menstrual taboo, millions of girls are forced to drop out of schools.
A False Sense Of Comfort : SC Lifts Kashmir Communication Blockade

A False Sense Of Comfort : SC Lifts Kashmir Communication Blockade

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On January 19, 2020, the Supreme Court finally pronounced its judgment in the petitions challenging the communication blockade in Kashmir which was in place since August 5, 2019.
Resistance and Hope: LGBTQ+ Rights In The New Decade

Resistance and Hope: LGBTQ+ Rights In The New Decade

Editor’s Note: This month, that is January 2020, FII’s #MoodOfTheMonth is Resistance and Hope, where we invite various articles on people's thoughts on the topic- what resistance...
Should Womxn's Movements Be Taught In Schools?

Should Womxn’s Movements Be Taught In Schools?

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Children should at least be introduced to the waves of Feminism or the womxn’s movements. They should be initiated into the feminist discourse.

Can You Really Be A Heterosexual Feminist In This Patriarchal World?

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Can a woman really, given what she knows, enter a relationship of trust, adulation and love with a man? Can she really be a heterosexual feminist?
Islam And Patriarchy: Reading Between The Lines Of The Quran

Islam And Patriarchy: Reading Between The Lines Of The Quran

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The Quran came as a sacred text, a word of God which introduced us to the message of universal equality among all humans.
Is Bollywood Selling Islamophobia By Objectifying Muslim Characters?

Is Bollywood Selling Islamophobia By Objectifying Muslim Characters?

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Bollywood's ‘othering’ and bad portrayals create a sense of “we” and “they” in society resonates Islamophobia which has real consequences.
K-Pop Suicides Sparks South Korean Women's Protest Against Femicide

K-Pop Suicides Sparks South Korean Women’s Protest Against Femicide

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Over 2,000 individual women gathered to protest against femicide and violence against women held under it in South Korea as well as in all Asia.
Mental Health In The Time Of Social And Political Unrest

Mental Health In The Time Of Social And Political Unrest

Students and youth who are directly involved in such unrest in large numbers are the most vulnerable group succeptible to mental health issues.

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10 Women Journalists Who Made Their Voices Heard In 2019

10 Women Journalists Who Made Their Voices Heard In 2019

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Here’s a list of 10 women journalists who have carved a major space in the journalism world in 2019 and made their voices heard.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
Crime Patrol

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

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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'.