Sikh names are empowering – they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restrict them.
Manusmriti can serve as a guide in patriarchy's long struggle to make women prisoners of historically contrived shackles.
Judicial responses to Hindu Marriage Act strengthens the notion that marriage is the most socially oppressive institution for Hindu women.
32 years after the Shah Bano judgment was delivered, the triple talaq problem remains as contentious as ever. Revisiting the landmark case.
Sikh women are policed by patriarchy for making choices about keeping or removing their hair. How does this work within the tradition?
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.
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 strengthening patriarchy in society is all too obvious, it's the most potent force in nurturing patriarchy and restricting women's roles in society.
Sikh women have a long history of fighting patriarchy, enacting radical change, and taking up leadership roles.
Many Muslim women in Islamic history have held important positions like mystics, rulers, warriors & intellectuals but are hardly remembered.