polygamy

After Triple Talaq, Can We Tackle Polygamy Please?

Whether we call it an infringement of personal laws or otherwise, one needs to acknowledge that the practice of polygamy is resulting in injustice to many Muslim women today.

8 Stories Of #UnsanskariLove To Give You The Warm Fuzzies

This Valentine's Day, we at Feminism in India wanted to highlight the #UnsanskariLove stories of couples whose romances don't check society-sanctioned boxes of approval.
I am Hindu and my boyfriend is Muslim and this is our #UnsanskariLove story

I Am Hindu And My Boyfriend Is Muslim. This Is Our #UnsanskariLove Story.

My college friends ostracized me because I was in love with a Muslim man, and emotionally tortured me. My best friend said that a crush was okay, but planning a future together was stupid.
Manusmriti

Manusmriti: The Ultimate Guide To Becoming A ‘Good Woman’

Manusmriti can serve as a guide in patriarchy's long struggle to make women prisoners of historically contrived shackles.
Pakistani women

We Are All Revolutionaries Here Review: Beyond Stereotyped Discourse Around Pakistani Women And Hijabs

Author Aneela Zeb Babar introduces us to an in-depth narrative on Pakistani women and their political participation.
A Case For Misplaced Priorities: The Triple Talaq Bill | Feminism In India

A Case For Misplaced Priorities: The Triple Talaq Bill

The BJP in a hassled attempt to masquerade as a messiah for Muslim woman has brought the Triple Talaq bill to criminalize Talaq-e-Biddat or instant triple talaq.
queer sikh

A Queer Sikh Trans Man’s Story Of Transition And Community Formation

I am a Queer Sikh Trans man born in America, and I do not know the number of people like me in this world.
पीरियड से जुड़ी एक खौफनाक प्रथा छौपदी | Feminism In India

पीरियड से जुड़ी एक खौफनाक प्रथा ‘छौपदी’

नेपाल में पीरियड के दौरान लड़की को घर के बाहर झोपड़ी में या पशुओं के बाड़े में रहने पर मजबूर होना पड़ता है, इस प्रथा को छौपदी कहा जाता है|
Goolrookh

Religious Identity Of Women: Dissecting The Case Of Goolrookh

Common law doctrine of coverture stated that the identity of Goolrookh surrendered after marriage or was is merged into that of a man's.
Hadiya

No Freedom To Represent Herself: Hadiya And Her Many Lives

The way we perceive Hadiya has been shaped by the many narratives that circulate about her, and her individual subjectivity forgotten.

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Meesha Shafi Takes A Stand Against Ali Zafar And Sexual Abuse

On 19th April, when Pakistani actress, model and singer Meesha Shafi tweeted about suffering sexual harassment at the hands of her fellow actor-singer Ali Zafar, she was almost instantly bombarded with a vicious backlash.
Aijaz Sheikh

“Faith Healer” Aijaz Sheikh Has Sexually Abused Thousands Of Children

While pretending to be a faith healer, Aijaz Sheikh has subjected thousands of children in North Kashmir to sexual abuse.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.