At first glimpse into the marriage preparations of the Rabha tribe, one notices a high level of women’s participation where work/labour is concerned. However, there is a deep-rooted gendering of these roles that have been practised over time.
In rural Uttar Pradesh, one young woman brings her camera and lots of courage to address inequality within marriage and dismantle patriarchy.
Pink versus blue, pretty versus brave: the childhood landscape is mined with pernicious gender roles and stereotypes that dictate how we behave as adults.
Caught between the expense of sanitary napkins and the stigma of menstrual blood, rural women are left without viable, hygienic options and those suffering from reproductive tract infections are often led to believe that hysterectomy is their only option.
When do you realise that you’re a boy? When society tells you. Watch these boys in rural Madhya Pradesh talk about imbibing gender roles.
In a state infamous for crimes against women, Mukesh Devi, the only woman motorcycle mechanic, is running her repairing business with aplomb
We must unpack what it means to be a working mother rather than celebrating the double burden of labour that such women are subjected to.
Indian rural women have for long participated in and even spearheaded such activism in fighting their own invisibility.
In rural Uttar Pradesh children exaggerate ‘femininity’ and ‘masculinity’ when performing gendered actions. But are things as black and white as they seem?
The Baiga community, like many Adivasi communities, does not follow the patriarchal dowry system, setting an example in a country where women are killed for dowry every day.