Girls Inside The Madrassa: Confinement Under The Burden Of Morality

Girls Inside The Madrassa: Confinement Under The Burden Of Morality

Almost 60 female students from the age group of 8-18 live inside the small building of the madrassa which includes two halls and four rooms.
National Manifesto Released By Grassroots Muslim Women Activists

National Manifesto Released By Grassroots Muslim Women Activists

Muslim women's organisations are presenting their manifesto, focusing on the Muslim community and gender issues, in the light of the upcoming General Assembly elections, 2019.
Why Love Jihad Is An Attack On Women’s Rights

Why ‘Love Jihad’ Is An Attack On Women’s Rights

The concept of love jihad is based on the belief that it’s the 'sacred' duty of men to protect women of their community as women left on their own are ‘naive, gullible creatures’.
Being Muslim in India Aftermath of Pulwama

Being Muslim In The Aftermath Of The Pulwama Attack: A Glimpse Into The Hatred...

The communal hatred that had been simmering for the last 5 years on a slightly higher flame than earlier, reached boiling point after the Pulwama attack. Here are snippets of incidents that occurred a few days after the attack.
The AR Rahman Controversy And Hijab As A Political Symbol

The AR Rahman Controversy And Hijab As A Political Symbol

The legendary musician AR Rahman‘s daughter made a public appearance wearing hijab, bringing hijab into the limelight with a lot of discourse around it.
Celebrating World Hijab Day: Don't Hate What's Strange 

Celebrating World Hijab Day: Don’t Hate What’s Strange 

On February 1, every year, since 2013, World Hijab Day is celebrated across the globe to dismantle the prejudices that come with hijab. An open invitation is sent to women of all faiths to wear headscarves for one day in solidarity with Muslim women worldwide.
Harassment By The Church Continues: Transfer Orders and Warning Notices for Protesting Nuns

Harassment By The Church Continues: Transfer Orders and Warning Notices for Protesting Nuns

The nuns along with the survivor had written a letter to the Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan after they received reminder notices to comply with the transfer order.
Has Kerala Always Considered Menstruating Women Impure?

Has Kerala Always Considered Menstruating Women Impure?

Chengannur Bhagavathy’s ritual menstruation or 'tripputtarattu' is celebrated in Kerala to this day. Women (and men) who desire children, women who suffer from infertility, women seeking a good marriage all pray to Chengannur Bhagavathy.
Why Atheist And Communist Women Are Fighting For Entry To The Sabarimala

Why Atheist And Communist Women Are Fighting For Entry To The Sabarimala

For Periyar, stepping into the temple was taking a step towards the ideal of creating a casteless society. Likewise, demanding entry to the Sabarimala is a fight against gender discrimination and inequality.
Sexism And Casteism In The Pujo And The Plethora Of Rituals In Bengali Lives

Sexism And Casteism In The Pujo And The Plethora Of Rituals In Bengali Lives

A Bengali mother cannot witness her child’s first rice taking, or even her wedding due to the ritualistic prejudice that a mother’s sight could invoke the inauspicious.

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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

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Is Menstrual Blood Really Impure? A Scientific Take On Myths & Facts Of Menstrual Discharge | #ThePadEffect

Is Menstrual Blood Really Impure? A Scientific Take On Myths & Facts Of Menstrual...

A science based rationale to challenge myths surrounding impurity of menstrual blood by understanding what composites normal blood and menstrual discharge.
Dalit Women Learn Differently: Experiences In Educational Institutions

Dalit Women Learn Differently: Experiences In Educational Institutions

The obvious concern here is the adverse representation of lower castes and tribes in higher educational institutions, despite the formulation of reservation laws that were implemented five decades back. And with such a scarce representation of SC/ST groups in general, it is quite obvious that the percentage of women from these minority groups is even worse.