Gender

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

"Just Joking": Peeking Into The Misogynistic Guys-Only WhatsApp Groups

“Just Joking”: Peeking Into The Misogynistic Guys-Only WhatsApp Groups

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If men keep sharing lewd remarks about women constantly on such WhatsApp groups, what effect would it have on the mindset of other people? They would have the same thought process while looking at women on roads and while working with them in offices.
"Made In Heaven?" Maybe Not!: The Stigma On Unmarried Women

“Made In Heaven?” Maybe Not!: The Stigma On Unmarried Women

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Constrictive of women's aspirations, autonomy and individuality, marriage here largely thrives on sacrifices and infinite endurance of unmarried women.
Understanding Backlash: The Price For Transgressing Gender Norms

Understanding Backlash: The Price For Transgressing Gender Norms

Due to debilitating gender norms, events such as child marriage or unplanned pregnancy can have catastrophic implications on girls' future.

Women Producing Knowledge In The World Of Epistemic Injustice

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Miranda Fricker's notion of epistemic injustice explains how power asymmetries and social inequalities arise due to the privileged access of certain classes to participate in intelligible conversations.

Beti Bachao: No Female Child Born In 132 Villages Of Uttarakhand In Past Three...

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The data provided by the Health Department states that not a single female child was born among the 216 children born in 132 villages of the district of Uttarkashi.

Women In The Streets: Walking Through History, Literature And Activism

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Feminist intervention around women’s safety in urban spaces and women’s right to experiencing the city led to the creation of various feminist campaigns in India. #IWillGoOut and #WhyLoiter, are offline and online campaigns documenting the idle walking of women in the streets in Indian urban and peri-urban spaces.

Sexism Is In The Air: Female Flight Attendants Await Their Feminist Revolution

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Using Female flight attendants to sexually titillate the passengers is result of a deeply sexist mindset which has resulted in the aviation industry having an unequal and unsafe work environment.

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.
What You Need To Know About Chennai Water Crisis And How It Affects Women

What You Need To Know About Chennai Water Crisis And How It Affects Women

During the Chennai water crisis, the responsibility and the stress has fallen almost entirely upon the women of the house.
Victim Blaming Promotes Rape Culture. Here's How.

Victim Blaming Promotes Rape Culture. Here’s How.

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There are many reasons why most women hide their experiences from the society. The most common reason is victim blaming.

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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.