Gender

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

Could Androgyny In Fashion Help Build A Genderfluid Society?

Could Androgyny In Fashion Help Build A Genderfluid Society?

The rise of androgyny in the fashion industry is a reflection of the slow yet steady revolution towards a gender fluid society.
Can I Hate My Mother And Still Be A Feminist?

Can I Hate My Mother And Still Be A Feminist?

As adults, especially as women, we must call out patriarchy inside our homes. We need to take responsibility and make an ally of our mother.As adults, especially as women, we must call out patriarchy inside our homes. We need to take responsibility and make mothers our allies.
Men Are Not Funny: Privileged Jokes Are Mere Expressions Of Power

The Business Of Humour Is A ‘Man’s Job’ – But They Aren’t Even Funny?

Until recently, funny jokes have only been a culmination of sexist and casteist tropes that thrive on dehumanisation of the minorities.
Pinjar: The ‘Other’ Side of the India-Pakistan Partition

Pinjar Review: The ‘Other’ Side of the India-Pakistan Partition

Pinjar brings out the struggles faced by women during the Partition without demonizing or valorizing either of the sides.
6 Times Desi Women Reclaimed Public Spaces As Their Own

6 Times Desi Women Reclaimed Public Spaces As Their Own

Normalising the idea that women too can loiter allows us to reclaim public spaces and also assert our identities as part of the society.
Kaala And Its Triumphant Subversions Of Caste And Gender Roles

Kaala And Its Triumphant Subversions Of Caste And Gender Roles

Kaala highlights the role of politics in the victimisation of Dalits and their struggles to attain their rights of selfhood and dignity.
Complying With Dowry Demands Shattered Belief In My Family's Progressiveness

Complying With Dowry Demands Shattered My Belief In My Family’s Progressiveness

The educated middle class makes sure that it follows the custom of dowry religiously but to never label the process as such.
महिलाओं पर बाज़ार की दोहरी मार

महिलाओं पर बाज़ार की दोहरी मार

स्त्री के लिए यह जानना बहुत जरुरी है कि देह पर अधिकार और मस्तिष्क पर अपने नियंत्रण के बिना वह बाज़ार के नियमों को अपने अनुकूल नहीं ढाल सकती|
अधिकारों की अंधी दौड़ में किशोरावस्था के भयानक परिणाम | Feminism In India

अधिकारों की अंधी दौड़ में किशोरावस्था के भयानक परिणाम

बेहद ज़रूरी है कि हम एकबार फिर आज़ादी, अधिकार और सशक्तिकरण के अपने मानकों पर गौर करें, खासकर तब जब हम ग्रामीण परिवेश में बात करते हैं|
लड़कियों के संघर्ष पर हावी पितृसत्ता की अधीनता | Feminism In India

लड़कियों के संघर्ष पर हावी पितृसत्ता की अधीनता

हमारे समाज में यह मान्यता है कि महिलाओं के आर्थिक सहयोग से घर नहीं चलते| बल्कि घर तो मर्द की कमाई से ही चलते हैं। इसी सोच को लेकर उसका पति उसके ऊपर नौकरी छोड़ने का दवाब बनाने लगा।

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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.