Why Is Asifa Bano Not Allowed To Be 'India's Daughter'? | Feminism In India

Why Is Asifa Bano Not Allowed To Be ‘India’s Daughter’?

What has shocked us about the Asifa Bano case is the familiar imagery recast in an unfamiliar manner – religion and state being involved by the rapists and murderers.
No, We Can't Stop Communalizing Asifa Bano's Rape. Here's Why.

No, We Can’t Stop Communalizing Asifa Bano’s Rape. Here’s Why.

There's this rampant line of thought where we take out the ‘religion’ factor from everything and see the atrocity inflicted on Asifa Bano as just a crime committed against a little girl.

Women In Kashmir And The Uphill Path Of Feminising Development

Women in Kashmir can make an impact on the economic order of our society if they have equal control over economic resources and participate in economic decision-making at all levels.
Why We Celebrate Kashmiri Women's Resistance Day: A Statement

Why We Celebrate Kashmiri Women’s Resistance Day: A Statement

On this Kashmiri Women’s Resistance Day, we urge for broader conversation on questions of women’s bodies, impunity and erasure as processes, and militarism as an ideology, in which we are all implicated.
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What It’s Like To Talk About Gender And Feminism In Kashmir

Talking about feminism in Kashmir is a tricky territory - women were deliberately getting pushed behind, from the most subtle to the most overt ways.
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5 Adivasi Women Activists We Should Know About

These are five Adivasi women activists who have waged war against the oppressive subjects of the state, capitalism and Brahminism.
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Insha Mir From Kashmir Defiantly Pursues Her Cricket Dreams

Insha Mir has struggled against patriarchal diktats for over a decade and today captains her college cricket team.
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Braid Chopping: Hysteria Or Not, But Women At The Receiving End

Irrespective of whoever the mischief mongers behind braid chopping are, at the receiving end, are always the women.
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The Case Of Enforced Disappearances And Half Widows In Kashmir

Enforced disappearances of men in Kashmir are common – picked up on grounds of suspicion & never returned home – leaving behind 'half widows'.
'Behold, I Shine': How Kashmiri Women Navigate Their Tales Of Loss In Conflict

‘Behold, I Shine’: How Kashmiri Women Navigate Their Tales Of Loss In Conflict

The book 'Behold I Shine' explores the ways in which conflict has affected the lives of Kashmiri women and children.

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5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About

It’s important to learn about women historians who have increasingly influenced our understanding of the world and its history.
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6 Bollywood Characters You Didn’t Know Were Feminist

Can on-screen feminism go beyond the abla naari turned Kali maa? Let’s meet some subtler Bollywood characters who were feminists.
How Biological Determinism Perpetuated Sexism Through Science

How Biological Determinism Perpetuates Sexism Using ‘Science’

Biological determinism, by definition, refers to the ''idea that all human behaviour is innate, determined by genes, brain size, or other