Thursday, December 5, 2019

Gender

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

How Is Women Writing A Form Of Protest In A Male-Dominated World?

How Is Women Writing A Form Of Protest In A Male-Dominated World?

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For a long time, women were excluded from formal education system thereby restricting them from expressing their opinions through their writing that would reflect their experiences of oppression.
Reclaiming Motherhood: Parenting Beyond Gender

Reclaiming Motherhood: Parenting Beyond Gender

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This systematic seclusion of women from the realm of art has been practiced under the belief that motherhood is an art. Is motherhood an art?
The Many Historical Courses Of Gender And Water In India

The Many Historical Courses Of Gender And Water In India

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The participation of women, today, is a mere token through the District Water Committees, thanks to rampant corruption and widespread bureaucratic denial to take gender and water seriously.
Why Bringing The Chief Justice Of India Under RTI Will Foster Gender Justice

Why Bringing The Chief Justice Of India Under RTI Will Foster Gender Justice

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Bringing the office of Chief Justice Of India under RTI has the potential to ensure that no other woman in future suffers the same fate as the complainant.
Do Engineering Entrances Hold Women Back?

Do Engineering Entrances Hold Women Back?

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India’s problem of substandard engineering, with graduates being unable to find jobs is something we are all familiar with. But there is a gendered story of India’s engineering colleges which is less talked of.
How Is The Agrarian Distress In Maharashtra Affecting Women

How Is The Agrarian Distress In Maharashtra Affecting Women

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The plight of farm widows remains underreported due to lack of data, dearth of special focus on the gendered dimension of agrarian distress, policy paralysis and apathy of government.
"Ladki Hath Se Nikal Jayegi": The Culture Of Surveillance On Women

“Ladki Hath Se Nikal Jayegi”: The Culture Of Surveillance On Women

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Surveillance Culture is a systematic form of surveillance on women which is followed as a norm for generations. Women can relate to having "curfews" both at home and hostels, being constantly asked about their whereabouts and much more.
Decoding The Culture Of Moral Policing At School Level

Decoding The Culture Of Moral Policing At School Level

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Girls' bodies are subjected to moral policing, shamed and treated as a distraction for boys. Often dress codes are imposed on girls and their privacy is violated in the name of checking the dress code.
Why Women's Clothing Needs To Be More Practical

Why Women’s Clothing Needs To Be More Practical

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It is 2019, the age of Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook apps. All of us carry a phone wherever we go. And they simply aren’t making women’s clothing with pockets for these phones.
Can Today's Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Can Today’s Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

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Though still stigmatised, hook up culture is steadily becoming a norm among millennials and university students, especially given the high incidence of dating apps like Tinder and Bumble.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
How Grindr, The Dating App Is Destroying My Mental Health

How Grindr, The Dating App Is Destroying My Mental Health

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The flip-side to using dating apps like Grindr is the mental exhaustion of constantly having to look “perfect”, the pressure of conforming to unrealistic body standards and the unhealthy expectation of requiring to be available for sex in order to meet another person for a first-time date.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.