Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Gender

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

The Ugly Underbelly Of Gendered Right Wing Trolling On Social Media

The Ugly Underbelly Of Gendered Right Wing Trolling On Social Media

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It was horrific but also slightly fascinating to be thrust quite so suddenly into the world of gendered trolling, and to observe just how much of the trolling was focused on my gender, on sexism, on casual abuses that centered on my character as a woman.
Misconstrued Feminism And The LawSikho Webinar

Misconstrued Feminism And The LawSikho Webinar

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The whole sequence of events around the LawSikho webinar was a rude awakening that sexism continues to plague every section and every level of society.
Ungendering The Gendered Imbalance Of Expectations From Working Mothers

Ungendering The Gendered Imbalance Of Expectations From Working Mothers

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And after the Great Indian Lockdown due to Covid-19, which left thousands homeless and jobless, Working mothers fear for their incomes and jobs which had already been hanging by a thread in the past.
Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.
Menstrual Huts: Quarantines For "Impurity"

Menstrual Huts: Quarantines For “Impurity”

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Women in India and Nepal are considered impure and untouchable, for having a healthy functioning body; quarantined into "huts", vulnerable & alone.
The History Of The NGOization Of The Women’s Movement in India

The History Of The NGOization Of The Women’s Movement in India

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The relationship between NGOs and the Women’s Movement has lead to a loss of collective feminist politics which was based on autonomy like in the 1980’s.
Menstruation Is Natural. Myths Around Menstruation Are Social Constructs.

Menstruation Is Natural. Myths Around Menstruation Are Social Constructs.

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The myths around menstruation are sugar-coated with care and affection. Disguising it in the name of the gift, women are restricted and excluded.
'Mission Trousers' Against The Body & Dress Policing In Our Hostel Mess

‘Mission Trousers’ Against The Body & Dress Policing In Our Hostel Mess

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There was an unsaid rule in our college hostel, "Wear proper clothes when you enter the mess hall". This rule was instilled in us by the matrons.
Mothers' Day: Let Us Not Celebrate Women's Exploitation

Mothers’ Day: Let Us Not Celebrate Women’s Exploitation

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Capitalism keeps reinventing its forms of exploitation, be it by creating separate spheres of work or the globalised world of financial capitalism.
Remembering The Wages For Housework Movement During This Lockdown

Remembering The Wages For Housework Movement During This Lockdown

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The demand for the care income appears to be increasingly spreading across the globe with the recent Global Women’s Strike on April 9th, 2020 in response to the Global Pandemic of Coronavirus. This cannot be seen in isolation from the larger Wages for Housework Movement.

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Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.
Conversations With A Therapist On Mental Health During Lockdown

Conversations With A Therapist On Mental Health During Lockdown

While it seems like this lockdown seems to have offered us time, we perhaps need restructure our perspective; and try to look at the bigger picture.
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.