5 Sikh Women In History You Should Know About

5 Sikh Women In History You Should Know About

Sikh women have a long history of fighting patriarchy, enacting radical change, and taking up leadership roles.
Muslim Women In Popular Cinema: A Series Of Flat Characters

Muslim Women In Popular Cinema: A Series Of Flat Characters

The representation of Muslim women in Indian cinema has been meagre. There are hardly any films solely dedicated to them. In films where they can be found, their roles are often diminished or stereotypical.
Seven Legendary But Unremembered Muslim Women In Islamic History

7 Legendary But Unremembered Muslim Women In Islamic History

Many Muslim women in Islamic history have held important positions like mystics, rulers, warriors & intellectuals but are hardly remembered.
The Role Of Religion In Furthering The Patriarchal Agenda

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The role of religion in strengthening patriarchy in society is all too obvious, it's the most potent force in nurturing patriarchy and restricting women's roles in society.
The Quran Prescribes Hijab For Men, But Of Course We Only Focus On Women

The Quran Prescribes Hijab For Men, But Of Course We Only Focus On Women

The Quran prescribes hijab for men first, where it asks men to lower their gaze & practice modesty, but we conveniently put the onus on women only.
In Conversation With Bebaak Collective: Bringing Muslim Women's Rights To The Forefront

In Conversation With Bebaak Collective: Talking About Muslim Women’s Issues

Bebaak Collective shatters the 'vulnerable' image of Muslim women and talks about their struggles by campaigning across the country.
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Where Does The Identity Of Female Ascetics Lie In Hinduism?

The transformation of female ascetics in Hinduism lies in her capability to denounce all household duties and follow the path of dharma.
Female Sexuality And Islam – A Think Piece

Female Sexuality And Islam – A Think Piece

Contrary to popular discourse, Islam allows a lot of space for female sexuality to flourish as long as it is within a legal Islamic marriage.
Nikah-Nama

A Woman-Friendly Nikah-Nama And Muslim Women’s Right To Divorce

Most people are unaware of the clause of the nikah-nama that gives Muslim women equal rights as men to initiate divorce proceedings.
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The Hijab Unveiled: Three Theological Reasons That Led Me To Abandoning The Hijab

My faith in Allah led me to search for the truth behind the hijab. Here are three reasons why its customarily worn by many Muslim women.

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