Muslim women

Can We Stop Stereotyping Muslim Women As Hapless Beings?

This oppressed typecasting of Muslim women, as the rest of society has made it out to be and accordingly judged us, can be repudiated.
honour killings

Of Honour Killings And Love Stories In An Era Ruled By Fear And Hate

Where families don’t impose restrictions and threaten their children for what think is a transgression of societal norms, other bodies such as caste panchayats jump in, turning honour killings into an episodic issue in the country.
महिलाओं का खतना एक हिंसात्मक कुप्रथा | Feminism In India

महिलाओं का ‘खतना’ एक हिंसात्मक कुप्रथा

महिलाओं में खतना प्रथा का चलन दाऊदी बोहरा मुस्लिम समुदाय में सबसे अधिक देखा जाता है | दाऊदी बोहरा मुस्लिम समुदाय, शिया मुसलमानों माने जाते हैं|
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.

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The Wolf Pack: Are Our Item Songs Giving In To A Gang Rape Fantasy?

The Wolf Pack: Are Our Item Songs Giving In To A Gang Rape Fantasy?

The recent pattern of item songs where a lone woman dances for a horde of men, like in Chikni Chameli and Ek Do Teen, reminds me of gang molestation.
Lust Stories: The Space Between Silence, Uncertainty And Conversations

Lust Stories: The Space Between Silence, Uncertainty And Conversations

Lust Stories is an anthology of 4 stories that center themselves on women’s sexuality and agency – a college professor, two schoolteachers, a domestic worker and a tired housewife.
5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About | Feminism In India

5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About

It’s important to learn about women historians who have increasingly influenced our understanding of the world and its history.