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.
Manusmriti

Manusmriti: The Ultimate Guide To Becoming A ‘Good Woman’

Manusmriti can serve as a guide in patriarchy's long struggle to make women prisoners of historically contrived shackles.
Hindu Marriage Act

The Dutiful Wives Under The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

Judicial responses to Hindu Marriage Act strengthens the notion that marriage is the most socially oppressive institution for Hindu women.
Shah Bano Case

32 Years On: Revisiting The Shah Bano Judgement

32 years after the Shah Bano judgment was delivered, the triple talaq problem remains as contentious as ever. Revisiting the landmark case.
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?
I am Hindu and my boyfriend is Muslim and this is our #UnsanskariLove story

I Am Hindu And My Boyfriend Is Muslim. This Is Our #UnsanskariLove Story.

My college friends ostracized me because I was in love with a Muslim man, and emotionally tortured me. My best friend said that a crush was okay, but planning a future together was stupid.
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.
The Role Of Religion In Furthering The Patriarchal Agenda

What Is The Role Of Religion In Furthering The Patriarchal Agenda?

The role of religion in strengthening patriarchy in society is all too obvious, it's the most potent force in nurturing patriarchy and restricting women's roles in society.
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.
Seven Legendary But Unremembered Muslim Women In Islamic History

7 Legendary But Unremembered Muslim Women In Islamic History

Many Muslim women in Islamic history have held important positions like mystics, rulers, warriors & intellectuals but are hardly remembered.

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While the centre of the series remains the rich and elite class of Delhi, the focus of Made in Heaven remains to be the issues which are often swept under the carpet and closeted.
The Burning Of Holika

Reading Caste In Holi: The Burning Of Holika, A Bahujan Woman

Every Holi, we burn Holika – a Bahujan woman. Our festivals are based on Vedic & Puranic stories which suppress stories of the lower castes.
A Not-So-Patriot Act The Undue Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

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Predictably, in this hostile environment, the newest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act was met with over-the-top and ridiculous outrage, complete with nastiness online, calls to boycott Netflix, and a harsh critique of Minhaj