Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Gender

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

Why Women's Clothing Needs To Be More Practical

Why Women’s Clothing Needs To Be More Practical

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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.
Can Today's Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Can Today’s Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

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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.
Women Walk At Midnight: Reclaiming Spaces And "Odd" Hours

Women Walk At Midnight: Reclaiming Spaces And “Odd” Hours

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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.
#MenToo And Its Myth Of False Reports Of Sexual Harassment Cases

#MenToo And Its Myth Of False Reports Of Sexual Harassment Cases

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But what #MenToo has instigated is more anger towards victims of sexual violence, instead of the need for more anger towards sexual violence.
What Has Gender Got To Do With Your Depression?

What Has Depression Got To Do With Your Gender?

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Depression is one of the most common disorders that disproportionately affects women in low- income countries like India.
Etiquette Is Gendered And Its Burden Falls On Women

Etiquette Is Gendered And Its Burden Falls On Women

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The concept of gendered etiquette not only creates a gap between gender and defining gender roles, but also maintains the gap between social classes.

What Pain Women Overcome To Bring Femininity To The Table

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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’s Rights Activism Needs To Stop Demanding Space From Feminist Activism

Men’s Rights Activism Needs To Stop Demanding Space From Feminist Activism

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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
Why Do Indian Women Do Not Wish To Identify As Feminists?

Why Do Indian Women Not Wish To Identify As Feminists?

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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.
Snakes And Women In Popular Culture: A Charming Thought?

Snakes And Women In Popular Culture: A Charming Thought?

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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.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.