Friday, November 15, 2019

Gender

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

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.
19 Women Journalists Who Made News In 2018

19 Women Journalists Who Made News In 2018

At the end of another year, it’s time to shine the spotlight on some gutsy women journalists.
Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
A Bakasura Thali of Indian food

What Does Food Have To Do With Gender?

Our gender defines our personal, political, commercial, socio-cultural and psychological relationship with food and how we see ourselves.
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.
Internalised Patriarchy: The Undying Seeds Of Sexism In Our Minds

Internalised Patriarchy: The Undying Seeds Of Sexism In Our Minds

Women have internalised patriarchy so deeply that they don’t even know the wrong in their own perspective.
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.
Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

In the latest episode of ‘How Ugly Can Indian Politics Get?’ we saw Atishi Marlena, Delhi based politician, educator and activist, get viciously slandered as questions about her caste, identity, and character were raised.
Is Sindoor A Symbol Of Marriage Or Patriarchy? | Feminism in India

Is Sindoor A Symbol Of Marriage Or Patriarchy?

From tax reforms to Bollywood movie tropes to everyday realities – there is no escaping the symbols of marriage that only apply to women.
Man Who Has It All: Alternate Reality, Aggression, and Feminism on Facebook

Man Who Has It All: Alternate Reality, Aggression, and Feminism on Facebook

In the alternate world created by Man Who Has It All, history is filled with female scientists and artists and precedents, and men run the risk of rape if they go outside un-chaperoned at night.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.
Sikh names are empowering in nature, they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restricts them.

Sikh Names: Beyond Gender, Caste And Patriarchy

Sikh names are empowering – they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restrict them.