Intersectionality

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

Coronavirus Xenophobia

Awareness, Not Xenophobia: Coronavirus And The Spreading Racism

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The National President of the Hindu Mahasabha, a right wing political outfit in India, has claimed that the coronavirus is an ‘avatar’ meant to non-vegetarians.

Women In The Streets: Walking Through History, Literature And Activism

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Feminist intervention around women’s safety in urban spaces and women’s right to experiencing the city led to the creation of various feminist campaigns in India. #IWillGoOut and #WhyLoiter, are offline and online campaigns documenting the idle walking of women in the streets in Indian urban and peri-urban spaces.
Cumbrous Corset Comeback: Rethinking The Cinched Waist

Cumbrous Corset Comeback: Rethinking The Cinched Waist

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Corset should be a garment fitted for the needs of those who choose to wear it, not tangled in historical misconceptions.
Global Gender Gap Report 2020

Infographic: The Global Gender Gap Report 2020

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India ranked 112, 4 steps below from last year’s position. The global gender gap report states that it will take us almost 100 years to achieve gender parity worldwide.
What Rural Women Can Teach Others About Finance And Innovation

What Rural Women Can Teach Others About Finance And Innovation

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There is a lot we can learn as financial service providers and development practitioners from these informal mechanisms that rural women from migrant communities employ to meet their financial needs.
Kashmiri Woman Writes An Open Letter To Chetan Bhagat

Kashmiri Woman Writes An Open Letter To Chetan Bhagat

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"Your ‘rational’ appeal comes after a cold-blooded murder of six persons in Kashmir."
Why Do We Need More Sensitivity For Mental Health Language?

Why Do We Need More Sensitivity For Mental Health Language?

In everyday life too, few people realize that speaking or using words from the mental health language or its point of view can lead to further alienation of the survivors of mental health issues.
Anupriya Madhumita Lakra Is Odisha's First Tribal Woman To Become A Commercial Pilot

Anupriya Madhumita Lakra Is Odisha’s First Tribal Woman To Become A Commercial Pilot

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The newest addition to India's force of women pilots is Anupriya Madhumita Lakra, a 27-year old from Odisha's Maoist-affected Malkangiri district.
Same Coin, Two Sides: My Bipolar Diagnosis

Same Coin, Two Sides: My Bipolar Diagnosis

Bipolar disorder is a two-headed hydra; it has a manic side, characterized by increased grandiosity, racing thoughts and activities that can result in painful consequences, and depression, leading to a loss of interest in almost everything combined with intense feelings of worthlessness.
The Martial Hill Women: Sabitri Devi & Putalimaya Devi Poddar | #IndianWomenInHistory

The Martial Hill Women: Sabitri Devi & Putalimaya Devi Poddar | #IndianWomenInHistory

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When in 1936 the Congress Branch was finally established in Kurseong with the help of native patriots, among whom was the above mentioned Sabitri Devi, Putalimaya finally became a member of the party.

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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.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
Same-Sex Marriage In India: Unveiling The Marriage Project

Same-Sex Marriage In India: Unveiling The Marriage Project

Marriage Project is a legal project that aims to legalize same-sex marriage in India. According to Guruswamy and Katju, there is a legal and social aspect to this project.