Covid-19: Kashmir Under Yet Another Lockdown

Covid-19: Kashmir Under Yet Another Lockdown

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The reality we inhabit seems akin to a strange dream, and everyone is struggling to cope with the novelty of it all. A novelty, that is unfortunately an everyday struggle for some sections of the same country. Kashmir.
Human Vs. State: Mental Health In The Context Of Political Turbulence

Human Vs. State: Mental Health In The Context Of Political Turbulence

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Conflict has fuelled a mental health crisis. Unfortunately, research on the mental health of civilians caught in war has not been researched as well as that of war veterans.
The Medaram Jana Jatara: India's Largest Tribal Festival

The Medaram Jana Jatara: India’s Largest Tribal Festival

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The Medaram Jana Jatara is slowly being threatened by the process of sanskritization by the Hindutva forces.
The Iron lady of Kashmir: Parveena Ahanger

The Iron Lady Of Kashmir: Parveena Ahangar

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Parveena Ahangar, the Iron Lady of Kashmir, is a human rights activist & the co-founder of the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons.
37 Years Ago Today, Assam Witnessed Its Bloodiest Genocide – The Nellie Massacre

Revisiting Assam’s Bloody History: The Nellie Massacre 37 Years On

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On the morning of February 18, 1983, more that 1800 people were killed in Nellie and 13 other villages of Nowgong (Nagaon) district of Central Assam. These villages were mostly Muslim-dominated villages
Kurdish Women Fight Against Patriarchy For Independence

Kurdish Women Fight Against Patriarchy For Independence

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The Kurdish women fighting for independence have played a role in changing the regressive thinking and redefining role of women in conflict.
Unpacking The Siege: Has Normalcy In Kashmir Been Restored?

Unpacking The Siege: Has Normalcy In Kashmir Been Restored?

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Given this analysis of the alleged ‘normalcy’ in Kashmir, one might wonder what role does this narrative play out in Indian politics.
A False Sense Of Comfort : SC Lifts Kashmir Communication Blockade

A False Sense Of Comfort : SC Lifts Kashmir Communication Blockade

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On January 19, 2020, the Supreme Court finally pronounced its judgment in the petitions challenging the communication blockade in Kashmir which was in place since August 5, 2019.
Mardaani 2 Doesn't Box In Its Women With Stereotypes And Allows Them To Rage

Mardaani 2 – A Feminist Movie That Demands Accountability Of Its Viewers

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Mardaani 2 implores us to see how we, as a people, contribute to sexual violence by either actively participating in rape culture or by being mute spectators to it; it implores us to look at the women we wrong every day.
Kashmir: Why Women In Conflict Is A Category Of Intersectionality?

Kashmir: Why Women In Conflict Is A Category Of Intersectionality?

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The human rights violation aspect of the Kashmir conflict also sheds light on the wider context and problem of women in conflict zones globally as sexual abuse and gender-linked violence remain ubiquitous in wartime.

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The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam's Women Weavers

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam’s Women Weavers

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In a world that is marred with COVID-19, India has been in a lockdown and the practice of physical distancing is in practice. This has severely impacted these women weavers who have lost their livelihood and space of solidarity.
CarryMinati, Queerphobia And Other Masculine Stereotypes On Social Media

CarryMinati, Queerphobia And Other Masculine Stereotypes On Social Media

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Internalised queerphobia and masculine stereotypes are rampant in our society. It is present in the languages we use, the dress codes we follow and the people or content we fear calling out.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.