Gender

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

internalized misogyny

A 101 Introduction To Internalized Misogyny

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must have heard the phrase ‘I am not like other girls’ or 'I am not like most girls' somewhere.
genderfluidity

Video: Jabong’s New Ad Celebrates Genderfluidity In All Its Glory

The discussion around genderfluidity has thus been so far woefully nonexistent.
Gender Bender: How India Discovered Gender Role Reversal Through Pop Culture

Gender Bender: How India Discovered Gender Role Reversal Through Pop Culture

Before Bollywood sauntered on to the scene, India discovered gender reversal through ads, Facebook campaigns and web series.
Infographic: Gender inEquality In India

Infographic: Gender (In)Equality In India

In recent times, there’s been a lot of talk about gender equality in India. Bollywood, web series, advertisements, online campaigns, all have sough to break stereotypes and highlight gender-related issues.

Dekh Dude, Apni Faux Empowerment OLX Pe Bech De

OLX's Aadhe Tere- Aadhe Mere ad is presumably a well-meaning effort, with an emphasis on empowerment through equal division of resources. But that’s where...

Bangalore Traffic Police ‘Advises’ Women To Stay At Home

Behold, the Bangalore Traffic Police has the solution to all road problems - women stay at home!

Mother Dairy: Milk With a Dash of Misogyny

Let's talk about yet another commercial rife with regressive clichés about Indian women and their “place”. This one, a part of Mother Dairy’s "Ma Jaisi...

Dalit Women, Rural Women and Other Intersectionalities at the Gender Mela

A documentary titled, “I’m Dalit, how are you?” was then screened , highlighting the state of Dalit women, children and men and how they are made to indulge in manual scavenging even till today , despite it being abolished in 1993.

Everest Masala Now Comes With Gender Roles Served With Dinner

The commercial starts with a woman in her office, thinking of, or rather vividly picturing her daughter asking her "Aaj kya banega?" (What will...

Dear Amul, Why Do Toys Have Gender Roles?

The media is constantly bombarding us with images - billboards, commercials, films, sitcoms - all of which have a huge impact on the way...

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The Hypocrisy Of Censorship: Lipstick Under My Burkha Vs Films By CBFC’s Nihalani

Lipstick Under My Burkha was banned for being displaying lady-oriented fantasies. Now is a good time to revisit the CBFC Chairman's films of yore.
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Meet Iqra Rasool: The Young Pace Bowler From Kashmir With Big Dreams

Iqra Rasool has defied society's opposition to being a sportswoman. This year she hopes to lead J&K in the nationals for the 5th time.
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6 Indian Muslim Feminists In History

These six Indian Muslim feminists believed in providing equal rights and representation to the women in India.