Gender

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

Women In India: On Contradictions and Clichés

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“One of the most enduring clichés about India is that it is the country of contradictions. Like all clichés, this one too has a...
9 Things An Indian Woman Needs Freedom From This I-Day

9 Things An Indian Woman Needs Freedom From This I-Day

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Despite being a free nation, women are need freedom from basic things in India. This article lists down some of them.

Why Women’s Rights In Sports Is Also A Feminist Issue

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USA beat Japan last night, but do women in sports get their due?

Here’s How Advertisements Break And Redefine Gender Stereotypes

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Advertisements are used to sell stuff to people who might not need it in the first place. That is the main reason corporations spend...

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...
In Photos: EFLU Students Protest Against Moral Policing By Cross-dressing

In Photos: EFLU Students Protest Against Moral Policing By Cross-dressing

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EFLU saw a cross-dressing event on 7. November 2014 which demonstrated that gender is not a disease that can be contained within or by walls.

Gender: A Figment of Social Imagination

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What is Gender? Is one born a man or woman or does one become one? Does society forces gender upon individuals?

Globalization and Women Workers in India: A Troubled Relationship?

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A short research article explaining how women workers have found themselves at a greater disadvantage post globalization.

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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.
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.
Romanticising Poverty: The Story Of Jyoti Kumari, Who Cycled Home

Romanticising Poverty: The Story Of Jyoti Kumari, Who Cycled Back Home

There was been an influx of news around "the 15-year-old girl from Bihar" who cycled from Gurgaon to Darbhanga along with her injured father. Jyoti Kumari, who covered the distance of over 1200 km in 7 days has been applauded for her bravery and skill all over social media.