32 years after the Shah Bano judgment was delivered, the triple talaq problem remains as contentious as ever. Revisiting the landmark case.
The AIMPLB is fully aware that a social boycott against triple talaq is hardly likely to bring about any real change on the ground.
Zainab Rashid created a powerful spoken word poem: The Truth About Burqa on her choice to wear it and on the embattled discourse around it.
Judicial responses to Hindu Marriage Act strengthens the notion that marriage is the most socially oppressive institution for Hindu women.
The women of the Bhakti movement challenged Brahminical patriarchy through their songs, poems and ways of life.
The Catholic Church has actively colluded in covering up cases of child sexual abuse in Kerala, to prevent its image from getting tarnished.
Widows of Vrindavan are relegated to white saris and living on margins of social acceptance. Watch them play Holi in colour-splattered saris!
Holi is a fun festival. It's full of colour and food. Don't dampen someone's spirit by ruining the festival for them. Don't use Holi as an excuse for sexual harassment.
Holi has become a premier festival for socially sanctioned sexual harassment. It gives a free pass in the name of celebration to harass.
My harasser never wore his hijab. At the end of the day, all responsibilities to maintain the rectitude are put on women and their hair and hijab.