Saturday, January 25, 2020
7 Anti-Caste Moments Of 2019 That Challenged Casteism In India

7 Anti-Caste Moments Of 2019 That Challenged Casteism In India

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Dalits in 2019 have also offered many such moments of rebellion, protests and flipping off fascists who practiced rampant casteism both in the ministry as well as in reputed institutions.
The Epic Of Dalit Literature: When I Hid My Caste By Baburao Bagul

The Epic Of Dalit Literature: When I Hid My Caste By Baburao Bagul

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Baburao Bagul’s anthology Jevha Mi Jaat Chorli Hoti (When I Hid My Caste) that heralded a brave new voice in the Dalit literary sphere.
The Young Feminists Forum 2019: The Chapter On Dalit Women

The Young Feminists Forum 2019: The Chapter On Dalit Women

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The Young Feminists Forum was one such convening in the Asia Pacific region. At the heart of this conversation was the unpacking of how gender identities and abilities interact with social constructs.
4 South Indian Movies That Start A Conversation About Caste

4 South Indian Movies That Start A Conversation About Caste

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Movies have always helped start a complex conversation on issues like caste,and made its complexities slightly easier to believe and swallow.
Ezhava And Proud – 23 Years After Hiding My Caste From The World

Ezhava And Proud—23 Years After Hiding My Caste From The World

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I am writing this for the 8-year-old child feeling ashamed and for women like my mother who made her child understand the implications of belonging to an oppressed lower caste.
Walayar: Police, Prosecution, And A Weak Case Acquit Child-Rapists

Walayar: Police, Prosecution, And A Weak Case Acquit Child-Rapists

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Kerala is reeling under the shocking news that the First Additional Sessions Judge of the Special POCSO court (Protection of Children From Sexual Offenses Act) acquitted the four men accused of brutally raping and causing the deaths of two young Dalit sisters in Walayar, Palakkad district in 2017.
Book Review: Pyre By Perumal Murugan

Book Review: Pyre By Perumal Murugan

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Perumal Murugan's Pyre is a story about Saroja and Kumaresan, a couple in love who marry each other. They belong to different castes and it eventually becomes a curse to their life.
Calling Out The Shit Upper Caste People Say Everyday

Calling Out The Shit Upper Caste People Say

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How many times have you heard upper caste people say "ye quota wale hamari seats kha rahe hain" (these 'quota people' are stealing our seats) or "I am caste blind, everyone's equal for me"?

P K Rosy: The Dalit Malayali Actress After Whom WCC Named Its Film Society|...

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The Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) is ready to launch its film society, named after Malayalam actress P K Rosy.
The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

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India boasts of the oldest and among the farthest-reaching set of affirmative action policies, enshrined within the constitution, created for the purpose of tackling caste-based discrimination and generations of injustice. Despite this, the goal of the annihilation of caste is far from being actualised.

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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'.