Saturday, March 28, 2020
Why Dalit Women's Contribution Needs Assertion Today

Why Dalit Women’s Contribution Needs Assertion Today

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With their nibs as swords, Dalit feminist writers have undergone and worked towards creating tremendous impact which recognises them today in valor and provides them a spot quite close to the widely read and popular Dalit Poet Namdeo Dhasal.
In Conversation With Suraj Yengde: On Why Caste Matters Even Today

In Conversation With Suraj Yengde: On Why Caste Matters Even Today

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Suraj Yengde is probably the first youngest Dalit scholar to be published by a mainstream publication after Ambedkar and spoke to Evita Rodrigues (ER) about his journey and experiences with caste, and his thoughts on building an inclusive education system in India.
Jyoti Lanjewar: The Marathi Dalit-Feminist Poet | #IndianWomenInHistory

Jyoti Lanjewar: The Marathi Dalit-Feminist Poet | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Jyoti Lanjewar, a Marathi Dalit writer and activist, has a silence presence in the literary historical landscape. While she is known in many Dalit literary circles for her evocative writing, not much literature is dedicated to acknowledging her strides in revolutionising the Dalit-feminist consciousness.
In Conversation With Dr. Fatima Burnad: Where Dalit & Feminist Activism Meet

In Conversation With Dr. Fatima Burnad: Where Dalit And Feminist Activism Meet

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Besides being one of the key activist of women and Dalit's rights in India, Fatima Burnad has a very strong international presence. She brought the issues of Dalit women on international forums.
How Inclusive Is STEM In India? 15 IITs Have No ST Faculty

How Inclusive Is STEM In India? 15 IITs Have No ST Faculty

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Across 23 IITs, including new and old, only 9 per cent of the current faculty are SCs, STs or OBCs together. Of the 23 IITs, 15 — including the IITs at Mumbai, Kanpur and Kharagpur — have no ST faculty at all

The Search For Caste Solidarity: Dalit Women In India And Nepal

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Violence against Dalit women, often caused by upper caste men and men in positions of relative power, has been a deciding factor in making India the most unsafe country for women to live in.
Punitive Measures Against Fairness Cream Ads, But What About Poor Mentality?

Punitive Measures Against Fairness Cream Ads, But What About Poor Mentality?

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The Indian Health Ministry has proposed to make punitive measures more stringent against fairness cream ads that are misleading the citizens.
Dalit Literature From The South: Countering The Savarna Saviour Complex

Dalit Literature From The South: Countering The Savarna Saviour Complex

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Indian writing in English has always had Dalit narratives. But majority of the 'Dalit Literature' have been narratives from Brahmin or savarna writers with saviour complex.
Dear Priviledged Liberals, Do Not Appropriate But Ally Against CAA

Dear Privileged Liberals, Do Not Appropriate But Ally Against CAA

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North-East will suffer again once CAA gets implemented. They saw the first casualties, internet shutdowns, assaults on protesters and arrest.
What Do We Know Today About The Keezhvenmani Massacre?

What Do We Know Today About The Keezhvenmani Massacre?

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The Keezhvenmani massacre has been part of left and Dalit discourses but remain forgotten in many mainstream platforms.

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Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

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This is why the 21-day lockdown is a critical test of who is fittest. We cannot let this manxiety that goes on to fuel a feminist coup, become the status quo.