A groundbreaking 2015 study at Cornell University, USA, strongly suggests the non-existence of totally straight people or heterosexuals.
Women's Day Whatsapp forwards serve to remind me that womanhood is only celebrated when it is convenient. When it is sanitised, stripped of anything remotely political, swathed in pink and devoid of accountability.
‘औरत ही औरत की दुश्मन है’ का जुमला एक निरर्थक धारणा है, जेंडर के नियमों को बनाए रखने की साजिश और पितृसत्ता का चक्रव्यू है जो महिलाओं को कमजोर साबित करना चाहता है, महिलाओं की दोस्ती और संगठन को चोट पहुंचना चाहता है।
Normalising discussions around mental health, setting up boundaries, talking about symptoms and manifestations without demonising them are the kind of conversations we need to have with each other
The best way to dismantle this sly 'progressive' society excuses or cultural fabric involving practices around reproductive health, is by bringing strong evidences of intersectional oppression on gender and health into the mainstream.
The Supreme Court directed all States to evict nearly one million Adivasis whose claims over forest land have been rejected.
The mainstream development paradigm has aggravated discontent among Adivasi communities. The reasons are not difficult to recognise – it encourages the siege of native resources, drives competition, is surplus-driven, instils private ownership, and consequently, is affecting the cultural identity of Adivasi peoples.
When I found out that I was not the only victim of intimate partner violence, I realised that my silence was enabling his violence. I decided to start speaking out about it, and I want to share some common responses to highlight why speaking out can be re-traumatising and difficult to a survivor.
नेपाल में किशोरों को अक्सर बेहद निर्धनता, शिक्षा के सीमित अवसर, सीमित स्वास्थ्य सेवाएं और बंधनकारी सामाजिक और यौन मान्यताओं का सामना करना पड़ता है|
India’s relentless silence around the word ‘sex’ and its socio-cultural association with shame and promiscuity have turned it into the perverted society it is today.