Gender

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

16 Powerful Stories Challenging Gender Stereotypes

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Gender refers to socially constructed roles that are considered to be appropriate for individuals of a given sex in a given culture. Such gender...
5 Feminist Economists Who Change The Way We See The World

5 Feminist Economists Who Change The Way We See The World

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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

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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

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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?

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Our gender defines our personal, political, commercial, socio-cultural and psychological relationship with food and how we see ourselves.
“Bois Locker Room”: Why Doesn't The Incident Surprise Women?

“Bois Locker Room”: Why Doesn’t The Incident Surprise Women?

By calling out “bois locker room,” we are calling out a culture of systemic oppression of women who have consistently only been defined as the object of “desire.”
Gender Bender: How India Discovered Gender Role Reversal Through Pop Culture

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

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Before Bollywood sauntered on to the scene, India discovered gender reversal through ads, Facebook campaigns and web series.
internalized misogyny

A 101 Introduction To Internalized Misogyny

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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.
Internalised Patriarchy: The Undying Seeds Of Sexism In Our Minds

Internalised Patriarchy: The Undying Seeds Of Sexism In Our Minds

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Women have internalised patriarchy so deeply that they don’t even know the wrong in their own perspective.
How Not To Celebrate Women's Day: Deconstructing WhatsApp Forwards

How Not To Celebrate Women’s Day: Deconstructing WhatsApp Forwards

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Women's Day Whatsapp forwards serve to remind me that womanhood is only celebrated when it is convenient. When it is sanitised, stripped of anything remotely political, swathed in pink and devoid of accountability.

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Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

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Mica is used in eyeshades, lipsticks, mascara, nail polish, blush and many such cosmetic products. 60% of the high-quality mica that goes into the cosmetic industry is sourced from India and most of it comes from scrap mining.
The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam's Women Weavers

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam’s Women Weavers

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In a world that is marred with COVID-19, India has been in a lockdown and the practice of physical distancing is in practice. This has severely impacted these women weavers who have lost their livelihood and space of solidarity.
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.