The Tale Of Mahishasur And Durga: The Missing Story Of The Tribal Hero

The Tale Of Mahishasur And Durga: The Missing Story Of The Tribal Hero

If Durga symbolises a powerhouse, women’s empowerment, and victory over evil, then where are Avarna women in this celebration?
Is Our Society Ready For A Gender-Sensitised Understanding Of Devi?

Is Our Society Ready For A Gender-Sensitised Understanding Of Devi?

In this highly polarised world and with movements against sexual discrimination and oppression it is time to diversify the concept of Devi.

Was Rabi’a Basri – The Single Most Influential Sufi Woman – A Feminist?

Rabi'a Basri was a strong-willed woman who criticised and helped develop the other Sufi masters of her time.
Why Were The Male Heroes 'Masters' Of Both Women And Nature In Hindu Mythology?

Why Were The Male Heroes ‘Masters’ Of Both Women And Nature In Hindu Mythology?

Both nature and women are constantly controlled and used by men in Hindu mythology to establish their supremacy over others.
Why I Choose To Wear Hijab: An Open Letter From A Tired Muslim Feminist

Why I Choose To Wear Hijab: An Open Letter From A Tired Muslim Feminist

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.
‘ऋषि पंचमी व्रत’ - पीरियड को पाप मानकर शुद्ध होने का संकीर्ण रिवाज

‘ऋषि पंचमी व्रत’ – पीरियड को पाप मानकर शुद्ध होने का संकीर्ण रिवाज

ऋषि पंचमी व्रत महिलाओं के पीरियड के दौरान मन्दिर या रसोई जैसे अन्य निषेधों जैसे पापों को दूर करने के लिए किया जाता है|
The Sabarimala Verdict Was In Favour Of Women, But Will That Be Enough?

The Sabarimala Verdict Was In Favour Of Women, But Will That Be Enough?

SC's Sabarimala verdict legally allows women's entry into the temple, but will measures to ensure their safety be employed?
It’s Time the Church Took The Issues of Gender Justice Seriously

It’s Time That The Church Took Issues of Gender Justice Seriously

It’s time that the church and other religious institutions ditched feudal notions of paternal power and began to practice what they preach..
Mere Paas (Gau) Maa Hai: Modi's India and Cow Vigilantism

Mere Paas (Gau) Maa Hai: Modi’s India and Cow Vigilantism

'Cow vigilantism' is used by the Modi government to legitimise violence against Muslims and Dalits in hopes of establishing a Hindu nation.
The SC has lifted the centuries-old ban on women's entry to the Sabrimala temple thus granting women their freedom of choice to worship.

The Sabarimala Controversy: Women And Their Right To Pray

The SC has lifted the centuries-old ban on women's entry to the Sabrimala temple thus granting women their freedom of choice to worship.

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Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

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

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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

A Not-So-Patriot Act: The Unwarranted Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

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