Intersectionality

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

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

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

But what #MenToo has instigated is more anger towards victims of sexual violence, instead of the need for more anger towards sexual violence.
I Do Not Hate Men, But I Am Exhausted By Them

I Do Not Hate Men, But I Am Exhausted By Them

I feel obligated to clarify to people like Manik Mahna that I do not hate men, but I am exhausted by them and, more importantly, they terrify me. I live and breathe in fear.
queering mental health

Queering Mental Health: Mental Health From The Margins

Queering mental health is necessary to respond to the needs of queer clients by incorporating the stressors inherent in living on the margins of a heterosexually defined world.
Kumari Puja In Nepal And India: A Dichotomy In Hinduism

Kumari Puja In Nepal And India: A Dichotomy In Hinduism

The core belief behind Kumari Puja comes from a regressive and currently criticized narrative of Hinduism placing a higher value on a young girl who has not started menstruating yet.
It is necessary to link individual mental health to family and community. Our social and political systems must center the mental health of marginalized communities in ways informed by concepts of social justice and dignity.

Where Social Justice Meets Mental Health: How Does Caste Matter?

It is necessary to link individual mental health to family and community. Our social and political systems must center the mental health of marginalized communities in ways informed by concepts of social justice and dignity.
What Has Gender Got To Do With Your Depression?

What Has Depression Got To Do With Your Gender?

Depression is one of the most common disorders that disproportionately affects women in low- income countries like India.
On Anxiety And Panic Attacks: Why We Need To Take Them Seriously

On Anxiety And Panic Attacks: Why We Need To Take Them Seriously

Every time I got a panic attack, my feelings would oscillate between these three word: Scared, Lonely, Helpless.
Calling Out The Shit Upper Caste People Say Everyday

Calling Out The Shit Upper Caste People Say

How many times have you heard upper caste people say "ye quota wale hamari seats kha rahe hain" (these 'quota people' are stealing our seats) or "I am caste blind, everyone's equal for me"?
Interrogating The Right To Vote For Persons With Psychosocial Disabilities

Who Can Vote? Accessibility For Persons With Psychosocial Disabilities

Many aspects of social exclusion require us to pay attention to structural oppression in society, and to broader policy initiatives. Psychiatrists have a role to play in highlighting the links between policy, institutionalization, and psychosocial disabilities.
Clawing Out And Staying Alive: The Story Of My Depression

Clawing Out And Staying Alive: The Story Of My Depression

t is difficult to quantify the tyranny of depression. It is, for some of us, like being abruptly dunked into a silo full of ice water. Everything freezes, everything darkens, everything seems to exist in a vacuum with no past and no future.

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

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

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.
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

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Kamala Khan A.K.A Ms. Marvel—A Step Towards An Inclusive Comic World?

Kamala Khan A.K.A Ms. Marvel—A Step Towards An Inclusive Comic World?

our first glimpse of Kamala Khan, or Ms. Marvel, as she is known in the Marvel Universe, not just as an ancillary character – but one who is the main binding force in the story playing the central role.