Durga Puja And Dussehra Meet Each Other At Patriarchal Junctions

Durga Puja And Dussehra Meet Each Other At Their Patriarchal Best

Durga Puja and Dussehra, festivals that define our identity as members of the Hindu community, that create a mood of joy and celebration also exposes the patriarchal underpinnings of society. Sniff the air…it’s unmistakably there.
Durga Puja And The Myth Of Worshipping "Nari Shakti"

Durga Puja And The Myth Of Worshipping “Nari Shakti”

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Hindutva Mobilisation Of Women —A Serious Concern For Women’s Movement

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Lajna Ima’illah: Educating And Empowering Ahmadi Women

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Know Your Neighbour: A Team Committed To The Goal Of Communal Harmony

Know Your Neighbour: A Team Committed To The Goal Of Communal Harmony

In the times when communal passions are being fanned continuously, Know Your Neighbour is a powerful, essential and momentous campaign trying to narrow gaps between communities through initiatives at the grassroots level.
Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Being a son of a woman, who was a victim of Instant Triple Talaq (ITT), I am trying to understand the Muslim Women Act, in the context of ground reality.
Kerala Nun Rape Case And The Dismissal Of Sister Lucy Kalappura

Dissent Against Rape Prompted In The Expulsion Of Sister Lucy Kalappura

Sister Lucy , one of the Kerala nuns who protested against the rape-accused bishop Franco Mulakkal last year, was on Monday expelled from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC), for her lifestyle which stood in violation with the church norms.

Discrimination Faced By Muslim JNU Professor Hints Rising Islamophobia

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The Fallacy In Faith: Religious Leaders Propagating Misogyny

Masses bestow allegiance and trust in the religious leaders that makes it easy for them to use their power to manipulate and abuse the trusting devotees who come to them for help or guidance.

The Gendered Politics Of Stepwells In India: Space, Water And Religion

Subterranean water structures like stepwells (vav,Baoli/Baori), and stepped tanks (kund) dotted the dry and arid regions of Western India, especially Gujarat and Rajasthan, and formed the major source of groundwater for centuries.

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