Gender

In this section, find articles, video, images and artwork on gender, gender stereotypes and discrimination, gender fluidity and gender diversity.

Let's Talk About Gender Expression In Hollywood And Bollywood, Shall We?

Let’s Talk About Gender Expression In Hollywood And Bollywood, Shall We?

Gender expression for women is largely dictated by what the society deems acceptable with its binding preconceived notions.
5 Feminist Economists Who Change The Way We See The World

5 Feminist Economists Who Change The Way We See The World

Here are 5 feminist economists who contribute in making economics acknowledge and address the differential impact of gender on individual lives and on the society at large.
Why Bengaluru Comedy Festival's All-Female Line Up Was Important

Why Bengaluru Comedy Festival’s All-Female Line Up Was Important

The ideal, of course, would be if gender were not a consideration at all while describing shows. Until then, small victories like Bengaluru Comedy Festival's All-Female Line Up need to be celebrated.
Why The 'Women's Role In Planned Economy' Report (WRPE) 1939, Though Historically Ignored, Is Still Valid

Why The Women’s Role In Planned Economy (WRPE) Report 1939, Though Historically Ignored, Is...

Regarding night shifts and many works considered unfit for women, WRPE strongly suggested that, instead of barring women from such work, the organisations should be altered in a way that they accommodate and prioritise women's safety.
तंजानिया के गाँव में लड़कियां झेल रही हैं जेंडर असमानता की मार 

तंजानिया के गाँव में लड़कियां झेल रही हैं जेंडर असमानता की मार 

तंजानिया में किशोरावस्था में गर्भधारण एक बड़ी समस्या है, जहाँ करीब एक-तिहाई (28.4%) लड़कियाँ 18 साल की उम्र होने तक माँ बन जाती हैं और आधे से ज्यादा (56.4%) महिलाएं 20 साल की उम्र तक पहुंचने से पहले अपने पहले बच्चे को जन्म देती हैं|
Emirati Women's Journey To Empowerment In The UAE

Emirati Women’s Journey To Empowerment In The UAE

While 91 percent of Emirati women are literate only eight percent of them are employed in private companies in the UAE.
How Women Empowerment Helps In Achieving Climate Justice

How Women Empowerment Helps In Achieving Climate Justice

Histories that have seen women empowered and collectively involved in decision making, show resulting decisions to be more community and environmentally positive, thus bringing humanity closer to climate justice.
गर्भसमापन, जेंडर और अधिकार पर एकदम सटीक रही ये 'क्रिया'

गर्भसमापन, जेंडर और अधिकार पर एकदम सटीक रही ये ‘क्रिया’

प्रशिक्षण की ये सीख मेरी सबसे पसंदीदा रही जिसने मुझे एक बेहद मजबूत तर्क दिया कि ‘अपराध गर्भसमापन नहीं बल्कि लिंगचयन है’ और इसके आधार पर मैं अब कहीं भी गर्भसमापन की पैरोकारी कर सकती हूँ|
Are Women Being Systematically Excluded From The Sectors Of Armed Forces?

Are Women Being Systematically Excluded From The Sectors Of Armed Forces?

The systematic exclusion of women from the armed forces has been fraught with preconceived notions of the female body and feminine emotionality.
स्त्रीद्वेष से पीड़ित रहकर ‘नारी सशक्तिकरण’ कभी नहीं होगा

स्त्रीद्वेष से पीड़ित रहकर ‘नारी सशक्तिकरण’ कभी नहीं होगा

स्त्रीद्वेष का असर समाज के हर तबके में देखा जा सकता है, जिसमें #MeToo अभियान पर पत्रकार तवलीन सिंह के विचार भी जीवंत उदाहरण है|

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Why Women Workers Are Protesting Against H&M

Why Women Workers Are Protesting Against H&M

H&M is the posterchild of sustainable fashion. In reality, it refuses to provide living wages to 850,000 workers around the world.
Koffee with Kringe: Can We Stop With The 'Boys Will Be Boys' Narrative Already?

Koffee with Kringe: Can We Stop With The ‘Boys Will Be Boys’ Narrative Already?

Is it time to be disillusioned and recognise the inherent homophobia and misogyny that seem to underline this show that might as well be named Koffee with Kringe?
Activist Gowsalya's Remarriage: Why Deviant Women Are Always At Fault

Activist Gowsalya’s Remarriage: Why Deviant Women Are Always At Fault

People (read: men) are angry that Gowsalya, who claimed to have loved Shankar, has married another man now.