The Pandemic Is A Timely Reminder Of The Issues Faced By ASHA Workers

The Pandemic Is A Timely Reminder Of The Issues Faced By ASHA Workers

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ASHA workers are yet not provided with personal protective equipment or safety gears. The safety totally depends upon a bottle of sanitizer and 6 hours disposal mask.
Infographic: Your Guide To STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection)-Free Sex

Infographic: Your Guide To STI-Free Sex

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STI stands for Sexually Transmitted Infection. These usually spread through sexual contact (penetrative or non-penetrative) with an infected partner.
What Does Social Distancing Mean For Sex Workers And Their Future?

What Does Social Distancing Hold For Sex Workers And Their Future?

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As social distancing plays out, these women are finding the cost too high to bear. How does one conduct business which largely involves physical closeness and intimacy in the days of social distancing?
COVID-19: Are Pink Masks Only For Girls? Taiwan Health Officials Say No!

COVID-19: Are Pink Masks Only For Girls? Taiwan Health Officials Say No!

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This labelling of pink as ‘girly’ and hence unappealing by school-age children just shows how all-pervading the patriarchy is, influencing our opinion on everything from the clothes we wear to the colours we see around us.
Relief Work For Covid-19 And The Patriarchal Challenges That Cropped Up

Covid-19 Relief Work & The Patriarchal Challenges That Cropped Up

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That menstrual hygiene might hinder the relief work for Covid-19 due to patriarchal mindsets was a far-fetched thought. Alas, we were wrong.
COVID-19 Reaffirms The Need For A Feminist Leadership Model

COVID-19 Reaffirms The Need For A Feminist Leadership Model

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To be clear, I am not advocating feminist leadership as the way out of this crisis, I am advocating for it as a way of life beyond this crisis.
COVID-19 Lockdown: Domestic Workers And A Class-Caste Divide

COVID-19 Lockdown: Domestic Workers And A Class-Caste Divide

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As domestic workers are rendered jobless and without financial and social security—the halted urban maid express exposes deep-rooted prejudices.
Abortion Amid Lockdown: How Can The State Take Responsibility?

Abortion Amid Lockdown: How Can The State Take Responsibility?

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Abortion in India in normal times is equivalent to mounting a hill. In exceptional times like this, the issue of accessing safe abortion is aggravated.
COVID-19: Inequalities Surface As Schools Demand Productivity From Students

COVID-19: Inequalities Surface As Schools Demand Productivity From Students

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COVID-19 has sent education in India into a crisis mode with school closures endangering children with abusive homes and those who sustain on mid-day meals.
Indian Feminist Organizations Condemn Poland’s Draconian Abortion Law

Indian Feminist Organizations Condemn Poland’s Draconian Abortion Law

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Standing in solidarity with all women for rights over their bodies, and to prioritize pro-choice abortion laws, organizations Haiyya, Asia Safe Abortion Partnership, Love Matters India and Feminism in India strongly condemn the ‘Stop Abortion’ bill discussed in Parliament of Poland amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
Romanticising Poverty: The Story Of Jyoti Kumari, Who Cycled Home

Romanticising Poverty: The Story Of Jyoti Kumari, Who Cycled Back Home

There was been an influx of news around "the 15-year-old girl from Bihar" who cycled from Gurgaon to Darbhanga along with her injured father. Jyoti Kumari, who covered the distance of over 1200 km in 7 days has been applauded for her bravery and skill all over social media.