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.

If female participation showed a negative trend in times of poor yet evolving health capacities, then what would the condition of female workforce participation be, after India survived the menace of Covid-19?

How Covid-19 Might Change Indian Feminist Narratives For Eternity

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If female participation showed a negative trend in times of poor yet evolving health capacities, then what would the condition of female workforce participation be, after India survived the menace of Covid-19?
Women Artists: The Necessity Of Unheard Voices In Art

Women Artists: The Necessity Of Unheard Voices In Art

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Gender informs and influences the creation, history, and reception of visual art, and by extension all art forms. Women artists have been an unheard voice.

The Gendered Politics Of Stepwells In India: Space, Water And Religion

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Subterranean water structures like stepwells (vav,Baoli/Baori), and stepped tanks (kund) dotted the dry and arid regions of Western India, especially Gujarat and Rajasthan, and formed the major source of groundwater for centuries.
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.
Can The Powerful Be Held Accountable?: A Look Into Polanski And Beyond

Can The Powerful Be Held Accountable?: A Look Into Polanski And Beyond

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Roman Polanski is a controversial director who has been charged with multiple cases of sexual assault and rape over the past 40 or so years across both Europe, as well as the United States.
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.
Infographic: Gender inEquality In India

Infographic: Gender (In)Equality In India

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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.
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?
Men’s Rights Activism Needs To Stop Demanding Space From Feminist Activism

Men’s Rights Activism Needs To Stop Demanding Space From Feminist Activism

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Men face problems. Women face problems. But it is important to address them in their rightful space. Here are some ways in which men’s rights activism attempts to usurp the space that feminist activism creates for itself
The Gendering Of Leisure: Who Gets To Rest?

The Gendering Of Leisure: Who Gets To Rest?

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Whereas the concept of gendering of leisure raises the questions on the politics of labour within the institution of family. This has been highly understudied by the academia.

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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.