Gender

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

जेंडर आधारित हिंसा के खिलाफ़ बागपत की महिलाओं का ‘साहस’

जेंडर आधारित हिंसा के खिलाफ़ बागपत की महिलाओं का ‘साहस’

उत्तर प्रदेश का बागपत जिला पित्तृसत्तामक ढांचे का क्रूर उदाहरण है, जहां महिलाएं आज भी घर की चारहदीवारी में कैद होकर रहने के लिए मजबूर हैं।
Why Bengaluru Comedy Festival's All-Female Line Up Was Important

Why Bengaluru Comedy Festival’s All-Female Line Up Was Important

The ideal, of course, would be if gender were not a consideration at all while describing shows. Until then, small victories like Bengaluru Comedy Festival's All-Female Line Up need to be celebrated.
संस्कारी लड़कियों के नाम एक खुला खत...

संस्कारी लड़कियों के नाम एक खुला खत…

पितृसत्तात्मक समाज में लड़कियों का चरित्र सिर्फ दो छोर से बंधा होता है - अच्छा या बुरा| इसके तहत अच्छी लड़की यानी कि संस्कारी लड़की बनना हर लड़की का सपना बन जाता है और वो ज़िन्दगीभर इस सपने को पूरा करने के लिए जद्दोजहद करती रहती है|
अधिकारों की अंधी दौड़ में किशोरावस्था के भयानक परिणाम | Feminism In India

अधिकारों की अंधी दौड़ में किशोरावस्था के भयानक परिणाम

बेहद ज़रूरी है कि हम एकबार फिर आज़ादी, अधिकार और सशक्तिकरण के अपने मानकों पर गौर करें, खासकर तब जब हम ग्रामीण परिवेश में बात करते हैं|
10 Things Adolescent Girls Had To Say About Gender-Based Violence And Their Experience of Reporting Them

10 Things Adolescent Girls Had To Say About Gender-Based Violence And Their Experience of...

The survey is an attempt to capture recommendations of young girls in the hope that this perspective is built into policy and program design around girls’ safety.
Could Androgyny In Fashion Help Build A Genderfluid Society?

Could Androgyny In Fashion Help Build A Genderfluid Society?

The rise of androgyny in the fashion industry is a reflection of the slow yet steady revolution towards a gender fluid society.
Are Women Being Systematically Excluded From The Sectors Of Armed Forces?

Are Women Being Systematically Excluded From The Sectors Of Armed Forces?

The systematic exclusion of women from the armed forces has been fraught with preconceived notions of the female body and feminine emotionality.
The Interconnected Notions Of Gender and Nation

The Interconnected Notions Of Gender and Nation

Women have largely contributed to nation-building yet are not recognised as these contributions boils down to the reclaiming of male honour.

Mona Lisa Smile: A Fascinating Depiction of Performing Gender Codes

Mona Lisa Smile begs the Zizekian question- where is the ‘freedom of choice’?
Unpacking 'Housewife' And Its Problematic Implications

Unpacking ‘Housewife’ And Its Problematic Implications

Housewife as a word is complicit in the erasure of agency of married women by defining them in terms of their relationships and the domestic obligations that correspond.

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“Not Same-sex Sexuality But Modern Homophobia Is The Western Import”: Ruth Vanita

“Not Same-sex Sexuality But Modern Homophobia Is The Western Import”: Ruth Vanita

Ruth Vanita's books broke fresh ground in gender studies by showing that India has a long tradition of same-sex desire.
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.
How Sexism & Misogyny In Indian Comedy Encourages Gender-based Violence

How Sexism & Misogyny In Indian Comedy Encourages Gender-based Violence

Does Indian comedy has to be sexist and misogynist in order to be funny?