Sunday, September 22, 2019
In Conversation With Niharika Singh: Caste, Representation And Feminism In Bollywood

In Conversation With Niharika Singh: Caste, Representation And Feminism In Bollywood

Jyotsna Siddharth interviewed Niharika Singh for Dalit Feminism Archive to discuss issues of caste, appropriation, representation and feminism in Bollywood.
Bimala Maji And Intersections of Class, Caste and Gender in Tebhaga Movement

Bimala Maji And Intersections Of Class, Caste And Gender In Tebhaga Movement

Bimala Maji was a peasant activist from Midnapur, Bengal who played a vital role in organising the peasant women into the Nari Bahini (tr. Women's militia) in the Tehbhaga Movement subverting her marginalisation as a lower class, Dalit child-widow into a position of power.
The Khairlanji Massacre Still Haunts The Brahmanical State

The Khairlanji Massacre Still Continues To Haunt The Brahmanical State

Khairlanji Massacre will continue to haunt us, makes us question where do we stand as a community and continue to ignite fire in masses to fight back, to take to the streets and to continue working for Babasaheb's dream of social justice.

Gujarat’s Thakor Community Bans Inter-Caste Marriage And Cellphones For Unmarried Women

It is a well established fact that India, as a country preaches and tries, in several ways to instill a sense of...

Sakshi Mishra And The Infringement Of Her Right To Inter-Caste Marriage

In the video, Sakshi Mishra, daughter of Rajesh Mishra, the MLA from Bithari Chainpur constituency of Bareilly district, alleged that her father and his goons were out to kill her because she married a Dalit man by her own will.

Here Is A Step By Step Guide To Manage Savarna Privilege

The current regime that gleams on the suffering of minorities has given us a new brand of thinkers and activists, and to understand this phenomenon we have to confront Savarna Feminism.
In Conversation With Abirami Jotheeswaran: Dalit Human Rights Activist

In Conversation With Abirami Jotheeswaran: Dalit Human Rights Activist

Abirami Jotheeswaran is a human rights defender and the National Program Coordinator of the National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights NCDHR.
Dalit Women Learn Differently: Experiences In Educational Institutions

Dalit Women Learn Differently: Experiences In Educational Institutions

The obvious concern here is the adverse representation of lower castes and tribes in higher educational institutions, despite the formulation of reservation laws that were implemented five decades back. And with such a scarce representation of SC/ST groups in general, it is quite obvious that the percentage of women from these minority groups is even worse.
Mekathoti Sucharita: The First Dalit Woman Minister Of Andhra Pradesh

Mekathoti Sucharita: The First Dalit Woman Minister Of Andhra Pradesh

Mekathoti Sucharita from Prathipadu is making history by being the first Dalit Woman Minister in the cabinet of YSRCP in Andhra Pradesh.
Caste And Human Rights: In Conversation with Judith Anne Lal

Caste And Human Rights: In Conversation with Judith Anne Lal

Judith Anne Lal is a human rights activist and researcher working with National Campaign On Dalit Human Rights.

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Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

The debate on the ‘Menstruation Benefit Bill’ tabled by Ninong Ering, a Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha representing Arunachal Pradesh in 2018, triggered widespread discussion on the need to have menstrual leave policy for working women every month.
The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

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

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.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.