Studies suggest as much as 95% of Indian millennials are suffering from burnout. Vitamin Stree takes a closer look in this episode of Scratching The Surface.
Growing up listening to such ludicrous things, I gradually developed an immense hatred for such patriarchal values. Hence, I am writing this article about the misogynist and patriarchal traditions in Nepali community.
53 years ago, Subarnarekha (1965), an Indian Bengali film and a part of Ritwik Ghatak’s trilogy including Meghe Dhaka Tara (1960) and Komal Gandhar (1961), featured the lives of Bengali refugees in the aftermath of partition of India.
To combat the circulation of sexist memes, and stifle the sexist laugh, counter feminist memes are in circulation as well. These feminist memes employ subversive humour to overturn the sexist humour, being able to afford a laugh at their expense.
Fragments of a Life recognises the inherent privilege that comes with certain castes and classes while dissecting the patriarchal notions of the family.
Honey Singh has made headlines yet again for his problematic lyrics, prompting legal action against him. The Punjab Women Commission recently filed a complaint against the rapper for using vulgar lyrics against women in one of his songs.
Andrea Dworkin's Woman Hating is powerful, point-black and direct. She attacks the standards of beauty, set for women and opposes the tolerance of pain and romanticisation of that pain.
It is unsettling to watch this interview and not feel uneasy. The way in which Sandeep Reddy talks about abusiveness by shrouding it under the blanket of ‘true love’ makes one question if love could be so unsettling and regressive.
Lamps in a Whirlpool (Suzhalil Mithakkum Deepangal) is a Tamil book released in 1987, written by Rajam Krishnan which portrays different kinds of patriarchal oppression present within the family.
The film Article 15 talks about the deep rooted issue of the caste system in India and shows its ugly but real face.