Thursday, September 19, 2019
Pethavan

Pethavan And The Brahmanical Politics Of Hatred: Book Review

Imayam’s Pethavan is a novella that narrates a day in the life of Pazhani who has been ordered to kill his own daughter Bhakkiyam.
Dear Bahujan Students, You Are Not Alone In This Agrahara | Feminism In India

Dear Bahujan Students, You Are Not Alone In This Agrahara

You are not alone in these academic Agraharas. We are with you to fight till the end. So don’t give up this battle.
खास बात: एआईडीएमएएम की शोभना स्मृति से | Feminism In India

खास बात: ऑल इंडिया दलित महिला अधिकार मंच (एआईडीएमएएम) की शोभना स्मृति से

हम बात कर रहे हैं एआईडीएमएएम की शोभना स्मृति से मौजूदा समय में दलित महिलाओं की समस्याओं, चुनौतियों और संघर्षों के बारे में|
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Violence Against Dalit Women: How Caste Intersects With Gender-based Violence

Dalit women fight against the continued onslaught of sexual violence Dalit women and girls.
Cultural Appropriation Of The Dongria Kondh By Amoh By Jade | #AdivasiLivesMatter

Cultural Appropriation Of The Dongria Kondh By Amoh By Jade

Amoh by Jade is being very problematic and insensitive with their new collection and showcasing their lack of awareness as to how the Dongria Kondh is treated in this country.
From Shankar And Kausalya To Pranay And Amrutha: Why Do Honour Killings Continue To Haunt Our Nation?

From Shankar To Pranay: Why Does Caste Extremism Continue To Haunt Our Nation?

In spite of the alarming instances of blatant caste extremism, Indians still claim to not comprehend the evil that is the caste system.
Contract Powrakarmikas protest rally

Contract Powrakarmikas Have Been Denied Their Wages: Whose Swachh Bharat Is It?

India's history of sanitation is tied to the oppression of Dalits. The powrakarmikas, mostly Dalit women, have been denied their basic rights.
Reservation In Home States: Why The SC Judgement Is Against The Spirit Of The Constitution

Reservation In Home States: Why The SC Judgement Is Against The Spirit Of The...

The SC judgement delivers another blow to the rights of marginalised groups in the country who might have benefited from reservation.
Sathyavani Muthu: The Dalit Politician Who Stood Up To Karunanidhi | #IndianWomenInHistory

Sathyavani Muthu: The Dalit Politician Who Stood Up To Karunanidhi | #IndianWomenInHistory

A three-time MLA and MP, Dr Muthu was one of the earliest Dalit leaders of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party and was the Harijan Welfare Minister till 1974.

#DalitHistoryMonth2019 Event: An Evening Of Remembrance, Resistance And Resilience

On 29 April 2019, FII and #DalitWomenFight co-organized an event to celebrate Dalit History Month – evening of remembrance, resistance and resilience, where we talked about and remembered various Dalit leaders and movements.

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Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

If you want to see what that looks like on screen, you should watch Section 375, a courtroom thriller about sexual assault in the #MeToo era, a film that supposedly presents a “balanced” perspective, but ultimately sides with the accused.
What People Don't Tell You About Stretch Marks And PCOS

What People Don’t Tell You About Stretch Marks And PCOS

While people were quick to point out that stretch marks look ugly, or to ask how did I get them at such a young age in the first place, they never told me that stretch marks can be a symptom of PCOS.
Can Marriage Truly Be A Feminist Institution?

The Futile Quest For A Feminist Marriage In Today’s World

The question, however, is that even after getting rid of sexist practices and beliefs, can there be a feminist marriage?