Intersectionality

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

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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Equal Play, Equal Pay: The Gendered Pay Gap In Indian Cricket

The society has somehow undermined the work done by women and cited this as a reason, along with others, to maintain a significant pay gap in the workspace, even in the domain of cricket.
10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements We Should Be Celebrating

10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements In 2018 We Should Be Celebrating

While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 2018.

Anuradha Koirala: The Woman Who Rescued More Than 12,000 Girls From Sex Trafficking

Anuradha Koirala has rescued 12,000 girls in her journey of 20 years. It is believed that 12,000 is the same number of girls and women trafficked to India each year.