festivals

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.
करवा चौथ का 'कड़वा-हिस्सा' है ये अनछुए पहलू | Feminism In India

करवा चौथ का ‘कड़वा-हिस्सा’ है ये अनछुए पहलू

आज के दौर में करवा चौथ के त्यौहार को आधुनिक ढकोसलों से इस कदर घेरा गया है कि अब यह त्यौहार से ज्यादा फैशन के तौर पर जाना जाने लगा है|
yoga centre

Forcing Hindu Women Back: Conversion By Siva Sakthi Yoga Centre

Siva Sakthi yoga centre is a centre for Hindu women to leave their husbands of a different religion or to convert their husbands to Hinduism.
Durga Puja

Durga Puja: Whose Destruction Are We Celebrating Exactly?

The celebration of the Durga Puja misses the struggles of non-heroic women, Avarna women, Adivasis and Dalits.
goddess worship

The Paradox Of Hindu Goddess Worship And Feminism

The repeated use of goddess worship to symbolise an ‘Indian’ woman is problematic and brings forth several questions.
Women Qazis

Women Qazis- A Step Away From Patriarchal Religion

The presence of women Qazis definitely ignites the possibility of the religious arena becoming more gender equal.
What Does The Quran Actually Say About Triple Talaq?

What Does The Quran Actually Say About Triple Talaq?

According to the Quran, Talaq is one of the most disliked acts that a believer can perform. No verse validates instantaneous Triple Talaq.
Sikh Women And The Politics Of Hair

Sikh Women And The Politics Of Hair

Sikh women are policed by patriarchy for making choices about keeping or removing their hair. How does this work within the tradition?
Sikh names are empowering in nature, they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restricts them.

Sikh Names: Beyond Gender, Caste And Patriarchy

Sikh names are empowering – they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restrict them.
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.

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