Thursday, October 22, 2020
Intersectional Feminism—Desi Style!

Privilege

In this section, find articles, images, video and artwork on how caste, class, gender, body, religion and various other kinds of privilge works in oppressing the marginalized communities in India and South Asia.

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Padmaja Naidu : The Longest Serving Female Governor |#IndianWomenInHistory

Padmaja Naidu : The Longest Serving Female Governor | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Padmaja Naidu was an Indian freedom fighter and a former governor of West Bengal. She was also the joint founder of the Indian National Congress in Hyderabad.
The 'Aunty' Body And All That Follows

The ‘Aunty’ Body And All That Follows

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In the Indian imagination, an ‘Aunty’ is a middle-aged, usually fat woman who is married and has children. Young women, especially unmarried ones, either do not want to associate with the term or are expected to steer clear of it.
Begum Hazrat Mahal

Begum Hazrat Mahal – Courtesan, Queen And Military Leader | #IndianWomenInHistory

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The entire city of Lucknow and Awadh united under the leadership of Begum Hazrat Mahal to stand up against the British, in the first war of independence, irrespective of religious and gender differences.