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Savitribai Phule: A Pioneer In Women's Education In India | #IndianWomenInHistory

The Life And Times Of Dnyanjyoti Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule | #IndianWomenInHistory

Savitribai Phule, first female teacher of the first women’s school in India is a pioneer figure. She relentlessly fought against the dominant caste system and worked towards the upliftment of the marginalized.

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...
Doctor Payal's Fight Against Institutional Caste Discrimination

Doctor Payal’s Fight Against Institutional Caste Discrimination

The events that led to the death of Doctor Payal show how she was a victim of casteism that is prevalent in educational institutions.
Watch: 5 Dalit Women In History | #DalitHistoryMonthvideo

Watch: 5 Dalit Women In History | #DalitHistoryMonth

Dalit women have made immense contribution towards shaping the Indian society, but their efforts have long been ignored. April is Dalit History Month, here are five Dalit women your history books won't tell you about.
It Is Time We Start Discussing Caste-Based Reparation Policies

It Is Time We Start Discussing Caste-Based Reparation Policies

A caste-based reparations policy will ensure that the odds of success aren’t stacked against marginalised groups. Whatever form it takes, it will radically alter the casteist fabric of our society.
Why NCERT Dropping Chapters From History Textbooks Is A Feminist Concern

Why NCERT Dropping Chapters From History Textbooks Is A Feminist Concern

The recent NCERT erasure from history textbooks is a blow for feminism, education and social justice.
Did The Cheque Bounce For Dalit Women In The Interim Union Budget 2019?

Did The Cheque Bounce For Dalit Women In The Interim Union Budget 2019?

It is clearly visible that even if any programme is aimed at Dalit women, its approach and reach is unclear, simply because it is incorporated under initiatives meant for all Dalits or for all women. There exists a serious lack of understanding that women bearing the brunt of caste and patriarchy are a distinct category that requires specific structural interventions to set right the history of oppression that continues to push back any efforts to move ahead.
Mukta Salve

Mukta Salve: The First Female Dalit Writer | #IndianWomenInHistory

Mukta Salve was one of the first Dalits to openly question & criticise the discriminatory caste and gender norms of the 19th century India.

Dalit Women, Rural Women and Other Intersectionalities at the Gender Mela

A documentary titled, “I’m Dalit, how are you?” was then screened , highlighting the state of Dalit women, children and men and how they are made to indulge in manual scavenging even till today , despite it being abolished in 1993.
academia

To The Bhadralok Academia, With Love

Academia is very much in control of the Upper Caste and this is why whether one likes it or not, “Identity” becomes important.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
Ezhava And Proud – 23 Years After Hiding My Caste From The World

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

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.
Sikh names are empowering in nature, they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restricts them.

Sikh Names: Beyond Gender, Caste And Patriarchy

Sikh names are empowering – they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restrict them.