Friday, January 24, 2020
19 Year Old Mausam Kumari Busts Period Taboo In Rural Bihar

19 Year Old Mausam Kumari Busts Period Taboo In Rural Bihar

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Mausam Kumari of Rajauli Block village is one of many women who are busting period taboos and having difficult must-have conversations in villages of Bihar.
When Children ‘Perform’ Gender | Feminism in India

When Children ‘Perform’ Gender

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In rural Uttar Pradesh children exaggerate ‘femininity’ and ‘masculinity’ when performing gendered actions. But are things as black and white as they seem?
A Place Called Ejalgar: Myriad Tales Of The Namasudra Settlers In The Villages of Assam

Discrimination Faced By Namasudra Settlers In The Villages of Assam

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Our nation's flawed understanding of 'migration' and favouritism towards Hindu migrants only causes further discrimination to the Namasudra Bengali community, or to the Muslims of Bengali origin.
The Current State Of Women In Kantain, Sitapur

The Current State Of Women In Kantain, Sitapur

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In Kantain, women have been relegated to private spaces while men have been allotted public spaces. The segregation of physical spaces combined with gender roles leads to gender norms.
Rabha tribe

The Marriage-Based Rituals Of The Rabha Tribe From Assam

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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.
What Rural Women Can Teach Others About Finance And Innovation

What Rural Women Can Teach Others About Finance And Innovation

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There is a lot we can learn as financial service providers and development practitioners from these informal mechanisms that rural women from migrant communities employ to meet their financial needs.
Why Are Women Neglected In The Development Discourses In India?

Why Are Women Neglected In The Development Discourses In India?

Women in development discourses are neglected as the usual development narrative casts its gaze evenly across a range of women, homogenises experiences and contexts, refuses to delve deeper into women’s life experiences, and is content to have counted women as participants, beneficiaries, victims, and case studies.
We Talked To Rukmini Rao About The National Convention Of Women Farmers

We Talked To Rukmini Rao About The National Convention Of Women Farmers

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Women farmers are officially unrecognised even though they do 70% of the work on every acre of land.
Rural Women Of Rajasthan And Their Everyday Violence: Is There No End?

Rural Women Of Rajasthan And Their Everyday Violence: Is There No End?

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Where is the safe space for the rural women of Rajasthan them to express their disappointment and who could they blame for the everyday violence that they face?
The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

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55 percent of persons with disabilities in Bihar do not have disability certificates, and the reasons range from tedious processes to stigma and apathy.

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‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Mind Your Slogans: Casteist And Sexist Slogans Must Be Condemned

Mind Your Slogans: Casteist And Sexist Slogans Must Be Condemned

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A feminist intervention (no matter how much you may disdain because nation comes first), refuses to sabotage the movement with sexist and casteist slurs to be thrown in the face of power.