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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.

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The Blue Whale Challenge: 13 Reasons Why We Must Talk About Teenage Suicide

As a mental health practitioner, I present my reasons for a conversation surrounding teenage suicide and its awareness & prevention plans.
6 Ways You Can Prioritise Mental Health For Your Employees

6 Ways You Can Prioritise Mental Health For Your Employees

Creating workplaces that support the mental well-being of all staff—from frontline workers to senior management—is critical. Here are some practices that nonprofits follow.

Living and Coping with Depression and Anxiety: A Resource List

One of the more frustrating things about depression is knowing that your brain is lying to you and not being able to stop that -- often it will find a weakness and highlight it beyond proportion and with no kindness. Over the years I have gathered resources and ways to help me in my episodes.
बाल यौन शोषण से कैसे करें बचाव? आइये जाने | Feminism In India

बाल यौन शोषण से कैसे करें बचाव? आइये जाने

बाल यौन-शोषण के बारे में बच्चों को सावधान करने के लिए कई उपाए मौजूद हैंl आइये जानते हैं कि क्या है वे उपाय|
How Harmful Is Patriarchy To Men And Boys

How Harmful Is Patriarchy To Men And Boys?

Due to widespread patriarchy, boys often end up ignoring the possibility of sexual assaults and when they happen, they find it hard to believe it to be true. The toxic masculinity has internalised the idea that men can’t be raped or harassed.

Mother Dairy: Milk With a Dash of Misogyny

Let's talk about yet another commercial rife with regressive clichés about Indian women and their “place”. This one, a part of Mother Dairy’s "Ma Jaisi...
Can Social Media Stop Indulging In Body Shaming?

Can Social Media Stop Indulging In Body Shaming?

The instances of online body shaming and bullying seem to have only increased, and hate has become a regular part of many online personalities' lives.
"I Was Ashamed Of My Breasts": On Bras And Breasts

“I Was Ashamed Of My Breasts”: On Bras And Breasts

We need to teach our girls that their breast size or nipple type does not decide their worth. That they don't have to pass those beauty, breast and nipple tests to know that they are beautiful.
Go Pleasure Yourself: Inside The World Of Female Masturbation

Go Pleasure Yourself: Inside The World Of Female Masturbation

Sex is an essential aspect of the human experience. Take a closer look inside the world of female masturbation in this video by Vitamin Stree.
Are Men Oppressed Too? Understanding Oppression Through Marilyn Frye

Are Men Oppressed Too? Understanding Oppression Through Marilyn Frye

While men too face disadvantages in the patriarchal system, can we call it “oppression”? Marilyn Frye answers these in her work 'Oppression'.

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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