Intersectionality

In this section, find articles on intersectionality and Indian feminism including critical pieces on caste, class, body, violence, sexuality, gender and masculinity.

On Body Image, Killing Looks and Loving Yourself

What is a body image? Why do we feel so uncomfortable with our own bodies, hate them and endlessly try to 'perfect' them.
In Photos: EFLU Students Protest Against Moral Policing By Cross-dressing

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

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.

Abortion Battles Rage Once Again in the U.S. as Elections Loom

On November 4, Americans will head to the polls in a biennial tradition to elect new members to its twin legislative bodies, the House...

BOYS DON’T CRY: The gender guidelines and empowerment efforts

Recently Vogue India has come up with an amazing mission of creating short videos to spread awareness on women empowerment, which is often being hashtagged...
Not Fair, Yet Lovely: On Being A Dark-skinned Woman In India

Not Fair, Yet Lovely: On Being A Dark-skinned Woman In India

I did not know I was dark-skinned until the age of six, when my little cousin expressed her clear disinterest in playing with me because I was kali (black in Hindi).

On the Badaun case: Doubtful Rape?

On the Badaun case and its doubtful rape, the injustice meted out to the girls and their families.

Gender: A Figment of Social Imagination

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

On Legalization And Regulation Of Sexwork In India

Prostitution is legal under certain conditions but, a number of related activities including soliciting in a public place, kerb crawling, owning or managing a brothel, pimping and pandering are crimes.

Globalization and Women Workers in India: A Troubled Relationship?

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

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The AR Rahman Controversy And Hijab As A Political Symbol

The AR Rahman Controversy And Hijab As A Political Symbol

The legendary musician AR Rahman‘s daughter made a public appearance wearing hijab, bringing hijab into the limelight with a lot of discourse around it.
Valentine’s Day At DU: Worshipping A Virgin Tree And Objectifying Women

Valentine’s Day At DU: Worshipping A Virgin Tree And Objectifying Women

Hindu College boys’ hostel organises the ‘virgin tree puja’ and the male students belonging to the Anga wing of the hostel in St. Stephen’s take the Angha oath on the night of Valentine’s Day, every year.

Don’t Let Marriage Hold You Back: In Conversation With Anita Peter

Anita Peter is a Mohiniyattam performer and the founder of Lasya Drutha, Center for performing and fine arts foundation in Telangana. In May 2017, she did an 8000 km expedition from Kashmir to Kanyakumari riding her Harley Street 750 to carry her social initiative ‘I Pledge- Awareness for change’.