Montique Wittig led the Mouvement de libération des femmes which advocated against the patriarchal society in France and for women’s bodily autonomy.
Since I didn't fit into the traditional perception of a girl, I was termed a tomboy – a term that seems harmless, but is the epitome of gender bias.
Women have internalised patriarchy so deeply that they don’t even know the wrong in their own perspective.
Historically, Indian law has defined the non-consensual penetration of the penis into vagina as ‘rape’.
A sex-strike by women being considered an effective response to the abortion bans reinforces sexist assumptions about women and sex.
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.
This mothers day, let's learn that many women have abortions to control the size of their families and to preserve their limited resources for their living children.
Self-silencing is problematic as it leads to a feeling of a divided self. When a woman silences herself, she feels awful about not being her real self and at the same time wants to conform to the 'good woman' rulebook.
All we can do today is spread awareness about the career limitations that women employees in healthcare sector are facing and hope for change.
The number of women voters missing from the statistics show that there are important gendered differences in voter registration and turnout that must be necessarily scrutinised to understand patterns of disenfranchisement.