Friday, September 20, 2019
In Photos: The Poetry of the Velivada

In Photos: The Poetry of the Velivada

Velivada is the symbolic stage of protests at HCU built by the five Ambedkar Students Association members including Rohith Vemula.
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Meet Yashica Dutt: Dalit Writer & Founder of Documents of Dalit Discrimination

Ever since Yashica Dutt came out as Dalit, her inbox has been flooded with messages from other Dalit women.
B R ambedkar jayanti

On Babasaheb’s Birth Anniversary: 13 Feminist Principles of Dr. B R Ambedkar

On Babasaheb's 125th birth anniversary, we bring you thirteen quotes of Dr. B R Ambedkar which truly show that he was a feminist and strove hard for women's education and equality.
Hatred in the Belly book review

Not a Review but a Request: Read This Book — Hatred in the Belly

Hatred in the Belly is education for people unaware of deeply-rooted caste politics.

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.

How We Made The Rope That Hanged Rohith [Poem]

We sowed the seeds when we called ourselves Hindu
Statement of Solidarity for Rohith Vemula's Mother Radhika Vemula

Statement of Solidarity for Rohith Vemula’s Mother Radhika Vemula

Stop the attack on Rohith’s mother Radhika Vemula.
Photo by Thenmozhi Soundararajan, #DalitWomenFight

Meet the Women Behind #DalitWomenFight Trying to Take Down ‘Caste Apartheid’

Asha Kowtal and the Dalit Women's Self-Respect March traveled across Northern India to document the ongoing violence against women who were once branded as "untouchable." Now, they're raising new leaders, and finding allies in Black Lives Matter.
Photo by Thenmozhi Soundararajan, #DalitWomenFight

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.

From Mathura Rape Case To Delhi 2012: The Pain Of Ineffective Laws And Dignity...

The accused were acquitted in the Mathura rape case by the apex judiciary because they found no locus standi (no legal standing) in 1979.

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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.
Why Do Bollywood Movies About Women Have Male Protagonists?

Why Do Bollywood Movies About Women Have Male Protagonists?

Over the past two decades, many Bollywood films that have been hailed as women empowerment movies. But are these movies actually giving us powerful female protagonists, or just a reiteration of gender roles through male protagonists?
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?