It is 2019, the age of Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook apps. All of us carry a phone wherever we go. And they simply aren’t making women’s clothing with pockets for these phones.
Though still stigmatised, hook up culture is steadily becoming a norm among millennials and university students, especially given the high incidence of dating apps like Tinder and Bumble.
For Women Walk At Midnight, it is about building a community for a women only space where women can roam around, sing, act, love, share, exist and access the night free of uncomfortable gazes that tells them their 'supposed' limitations.
But what #MenToo has instigated is more anger towards victims of sexual violence, instead of the need for more anger towards sexual violence.
Depression is one of the most common disorders that disproportionately affects women in low- income countries like India.
The concept of gendered etiquette not only creates a gap between gender and defining gender roles, but also maintains the gap between social classes.
Whenever I call her and tell her my body hurts, she tells me hers does too. It happens when you don’t take rest, she says. In the commonness of our pain, I wonder, if this is true for all women’s bodies.
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
Even at the peak of the #MeToo movement in India, many Indian women in positions of power continued to defend and enable the men who sexually exploited, harassed, or assaulted other women.
These costumes, the seductive but aggressive dance steps, the excessive makeup and overacting—all these elements in popular culture together contribute to a narrative in India of equating snakes with evil women.