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

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Merely Being A Jain Monk Does Not Mean One Can Do No Wrong

Merely Being A Jain Monk Does Not Mean One Can Do No Wrong

Under the pretext of prayer, Jain monk Shanti Sagar raped his nineteen year old follower, and now has vast support from his other followers.
Diwali

In Diwali, It’s Not Just The Crackers Which Are A Problem

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Indian Hindu Festivals: No-Win Situation For Women

Each year as the festive season sets in, I ponder the fact that the bulk of our festivals are sexist in spirit.
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