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.
A PIL has been filed in Delhi High Court against the notice outside the Nizamuddin Dargah which clearly states in English and in Hindi "Women are not allowed inside the shrine."
Muslim women should decide for themselves what feminism is and other men or women should not decide that for us.
In Mothering a Muslim, Nazia Erum brings in glaring example among the many subtle and not-so-subtle ways Islamophobia has developed in schools and colleges.
Smriti Irani’s analogy was weak and ineffective and goes a long way in creating further animosity about an already dividing issue.
If Durga symbolises a powerhouse, women’s empowerment, and victory over evil, then where are Avarna women in this celebration?
In this highly polarised world and with movements against sexual discrimination and oppression it is time to diversify the concept of Devi.
Rabi'a Basri was a strong-willed woman who criticised and helped develop the other Sufi masters of her time.
Both nature and women are constantly controlled and used by men in Hindu mythology to establish their supremacy over others.
Liberation, for me, is covering my body in resonance with my beliefs and my comfort. My decision of wearing hijab is an act of resistance at its core.