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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.

Pointlessly Gendered Products

Monster Trucks for Boys and Tiaras for Girls: Pointlessly Gendered Products

Pointlessly gendered products, from clothes to toys, all serve to reinforce gender roles that straitjacket people into the gender binary.

16 Powerful Stories Challenging Gender Stereotypes

Gender refers to socially constructed roles that are considered to be appropriate for individuals of a given sex in a given culture. Such gender...
अनसेफ रिलेशन से ज्यादा सेफ है अबॉर्शन

अनसेफ रिलेशन से ज्यादा सेफ है अबॉर्शन

मैं अबॉर्शन नहीं चाहती थी, लेकिन मैं बच्चे को एक बेहतर जीवन देने की स्थिति में नहीं थी। अबॉर्शन को दो साल बीतने को हैं और मुझे अपने इस फैसले के लिए एक पल के लिए भी पछतावा नहीं हुआ। क्योंकि एक असुरक्षित रिश्ते का कोई भविष्य नहीं होता।
Comic: Holi Is Not An Excuse For Sexual Harassment

Comic: Holi Is Not An Excuse For Sexual Harassment

Holi is a fun festival. It's full of colour and food. Don't dampen someone's spirit by ruining the festival for them. Don't use Holi as an excuse for sexual harassment.
Of Supreme Courts And Supreme Failures: Pakistan’s Judgement On Schizophrenia

Of Supreme Courts And Supreme Failures: Pakistan’s Judgement On Schizophrenia

One of the most disappointing piece of recent news is Pakistan's top court declaring that "schizophrenia is not a permanent mental disorder" and have focused on it being a recoverable disease.
Sex Chat

Web Series Review: ‘Sex Chat With Pappu and Papa’ by Y Films

It would be interesting to see how the same conversation would play out between a mother and a daughter. I’m certain the kind of questions girls would raise in this context would be very different from the ones boys do. I’m hoping this series has managed to set the stage for more such shows to explore these areas.
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|

Sex Workers Discuss & Give Suggestions To The Anti-Trafficking Bill Draft 2016

Sex workers give suggestions to the Draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2016.

SMHF – A Mental Health Foundation With A Difference

Sanchita Mental Health Foundation (SMHF) is a day care rehabilitation and counselling centre dedicated to support and improve mental health, by providing support and care to individuals above the age of 18 years.
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. 

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Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

With a predictable plot, unnecessary violence, the resurgence of a broken hero and typical stalker-turned-lover relation, Kabir Singh is a painful three-hour experience for the viewer.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

Coming from a conservative Muslim family where your male cousins won’t even look at you if you are not wearing a dupatta, I have always felt that my body was constantly scrutinised and kept under the male gaze.