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Gang Raped By Dominant Caste Men, Nainu Devi Commits Suicide: AIDMAM Statement

On the night of 11th Sep, at 7:30 PM, Nainu Devi was found by her family members to have committed suicide in the water tank of her house.
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How Caste Gets Clickbaited: My Point Of View

Savarna editors are very meritorious in cluelessly propagating caste stereotypes and are too busy circle twerking in the media industry.
The Modern Savarna And The Caste-Is-Dead Narrative | Feminism In India

The Modern Savarna And The Caste-Is-Dead Narrative

The modern, liberal savarna believes in a caste-less society: the one in which s/he is caste-blind when it comes to atrocities and discrimination lest s/he be called-out for his/her caste privilege but is cultural enough to retain his/her caste roots and wear its symbols on his/her sleeve.
Dalit Woman

Who Is The “Perfect” Dalit Woman? On The Self-Assertion Of Identity

As a contemporary Dalit woman living in urban India, I recognize the path my ancestors and I have travelled to reach this place in history.
Period Leave For Dalit And Tribal Women

Let’s Talk About Period Leave For Dalit And Tribal Women

The current debate on period leave is an urban middle class debate devoid of 80% of women’s experiences – that of Dalit & tribal women.
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Watch: The Life And Times Of Phoolan Devi

We celebrate the incredible life of India's Bandit Queen, Phoolan Devi.
The Legendary Phoolan Devi

The Legendary Phoolan Devi

Phoolan Devi’s story is extraordinary - she withstood horrendously oppressive circumstances, was the victim of systemic structural injustice and she not only survived to tell the tale, but she came out on top.
Meena Kandasamy's Ms Militancy

Meena Kandasamy’s ‘Ms Militancy’ And Its Poems Of Resistance

In Ms Militancy, Meena Kandasamy's poetry wages a fierce resistance to Brahminical patriarchy with its defiant exploration of female desire.
दस्यु सुंदरियों की राजनीतिक चुप्पी

दस्यु सुंदरियों की राजनीतिक चुप्पी

दस्यु सुंदरी की कहानी शुरू होती है - उत्तर प्रदेश के एक छोटे से गाँव 'गुरु के पुरवा' में रहने वाली 'फूलन देवी' के साथ।
The Elephant In The Room: Casteism In Law Schools

The Elephant In The Room: Casteism In Law Schools

Although elite law schools claim to be casteless and classless, caste remains present both systemically and otherwise in these institutions.

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