Wednesday, January 29, 2020
The Hindu Rashtra Where 'Some Are More Equal Than Others'

The Hindu Rashtra Where ‘Some Are More Equal Than Others’

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The state has been preparing for such a situation through various legislations and judgments inter alia - to make India Hindu.
Rape Accused Swami Nithyananda And His Infamous Kailaasa Project

Rape Accused Swami Nithyananda And His Infamous Kailaasa Project

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Rape accused, fugitive and infamous Swami Nithyananda, according to various sources, has formed his very own nation and named it Kailaasa.
A 'Kaur' Demands The Rights Of Gender Equality Given By Her Gurus

A ‘Kaur’ Demands Gender Equality Given By Her Gurus

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Sikhism crowned women with the identity of 'Kaur' (derived from the word kunwar) which means next in line for power, at a time 'when women were seen as man's shoe, the root of all evil, a snare, a temptress.
Looking Beyond The Stereotypes: Muslim Women In India

Looking Beyond The Stereotypes: Muslim Women In India

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It is equally important to stop creating dichotomies like extreme Muslim women, who wear a veil and fulfill their duties as daughters, wives and mothers, and moderate Muslim women, who are westernized, who pursue a career,etc. Such binaries overlook the agency that these women exercise and uses only religion as a parameter to judge them.
Kumari Puja In Nepal And India: A Dichotomy In Hinduism

Kumari Puja In Nepal And India: A Dichotomy In Hinduism

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The core belief behind Kumari Puja comes from a regressive and currently criticized narrative of Hinduism placing a higher value on a young girl who has not started menstruating yet.
Durga Puja And Dussehra Meet Each Other At Patriarchal Junctions

Durga Puja And Dussehra Meet Each Other At Their Patriarchal Best

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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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A contradictory festival in itself, Durga Puja is supposed to be that time of the year where the society embraces a daughter with open arms while also passing subtle derogatory comments when a girl is wearing shorts as a part of her festive apparel.

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

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Hindutva Mobilisation is a strategic manifestation of systematic and well thought out strategy by which thousands of women are trained every year.

Lajna Ima’illah: Educating And Empowering Ahmadi Women

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The main aim of the Lajna Ima'illah is well captured by its motto, "No nation can progress without educating their women". The Ahmadis worldwide insist on the need to educate their women.
Know Your Neighbour: A Team Committed To The Goal Of Communal Harmony

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

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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.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.