Intersectionality

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

Kashmir, My Home: In Conversation With Ahmed

Kashmir, My Home: In Conversation With Ahmed Dar

As media fills up with political debates, we continue to silence the voices of those directly affected who grieve for their home. FII talks to Ahmed Dar to learn about Kashmir—his home.
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The Ideal Breakup: Texts, Phone Calls Or In Person? | #JustNotInterested

Understanding the nature of a relationship is the primary step in deciding the best plan of action during a breakup.
"Made In Heaven?" Maybe Not!: The Stigma On Unmarried Women

“Made In Heaven?” Maybe Not!: The Stigma On Unmarried Women

Constrictive of women's aspirations, autonomy and individuality, marriage here largely thrives on sacrifices and infinite endurance of unmarried women.
Scrapping Special Status Of J&K: Erosion Of Kashmir's Right To Self-Determination

Article 370 And 35A: On Scrapping The Special Status Of J&K

The claims of the government for a prospective future of Jammu and Kashmir but what is guaranteed is that Kashmiri sentiments have been betrayed and a constitutional pact has been dishonoured, without a popular consensus.
A Critique Of Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill, 2019

A Critique Of Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill, 2019

A series of betrayal of assurances and a convolution of a law that would do nothing for the trans community and would rather snatch away the bare minimum that existed. The Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill, 2019 bill fails the community on various accounts.
The Khairlanji Massacre Still Haunts The Brahmanical State

The Khairlanji Massacre Still Continues To Haunt The Brahmanical State

Khairlanji Massacre will continue to haunt us, makes us question where do we stand as a community and continue to ignite fire in masses to fight back, to take to the streets and to continue working for Babasaheb's dream of social justice.
Thoughts On The (Un)Contested Ownership Of My Body

Thoughts On The (Un)Contested Ownership Of My Body

She realized that her relationship with her body was manipulated by many forces, most of them invisible. A woman could choose to seize some of that control, only at the risk of being typified, scrutinized, criticized, possibly even ostracized.
Understanding Backlash: The Price For Transgressing Gender Norms

Understanding Backlash: The Price For Transgressing Gender Norms

Due to debilitating gender norms, events such as child marriage or unplanned pregnancy can have catastrophic implications on girls' future.
In Photos: The Many Journeys Of Pregnancy And Pain In India

In Photos: The Many Journeys Of Pregnancy And Pain In India

According to the National Family Health Survey IV, 2016(NFHS IV), 53 % of the respondent women in India were anaemic. This is the main reason why women like Sarita suffer so much pain during pregnancy.

Discrimination Faced By Muslim JNU Professor Hints Rising Islamophobia

Assistant professor at the JNU's Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP), Rosina Nasir alleged that she has been facing harassment, mistreatment and discrimination because of her minority Muslim identity.

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Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

Now, as I fight a daily battle in the war against arranged marriage, I have realised that my parents’ standards for a husband for me are so much worse than mine. As a method of finding a life partner, I believe matrimonial sites are the cesspit of humanity.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.