Aijaz Sheikh

“Faith Healer” Aijaz Sheikh Has Sexually Abused Thousands Of Children

While pretending to be a faith healer, Aijaz Sheikh has subjected thousands of children in North Kashmir to sexual abuse.
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.
Adivasi women

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.
Insha Mir

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.
braid chopping

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.
Half Widows

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'.

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Kerala's Casteist Breast Tax And The Story Of Nangeli

Kerala’s Casteist Breast Tax And The Story Of Nangeli

Imagine paying a tax to cover your breasts? Kerala women once did.
Ten Things Men Can Do to Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

10 Things Men Can Do To Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

It's time for men to recognise that patriarchy exists and examine their own position in this system that has subjugated womenkind long enough.
Is Our Society Ready For A Gender-Sensitised Understanding Of Devi?

Is Our Society Ready For A Gender-Sensitised Understanding Of Devi?

In this highly polarised world and with movements against sexual discrimination and oppression it is time to diversify the concept of Devi.