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In Conversation With Shantha Sinha: The Anti-Child Labour Activist

In Conversation With Shantha Sinha: The Anti-Child Labour Activist

Professor Shantha Sinha has been an anti-child labour activist for the past 35 years, and was among the earliest voices in the country fighting for the rights of children to attain a formal education.
Book Review: Work Like A Woman – A Manifesto For Change By Mary Portas

Book Review: Work Like A Woman: A Manifesto For Change By Mary Portas

Mary Portas’s book, Work Like a Woman is an absorbing piece of work covering the not so evident, yet translucently visible gender prejudice at workplace.
Meet Holland: Korea's First Openly Gay K-pop Idol

Meet Holland: Korea’s First Openly Gay K-pop Idol

Korea's first openly gay k-pop idol, Holland, shatters the heteronormative K-pop industry and uses his music to address the violence faced by the sexual minorities.
Maitrayee Chaudhuri Refashioning India

Book Review: Refashioning India by Maitrayee Chaudhuri

Refashioning India, a book by Maitrayee Chaudhuri, tells the story of the unfolding changes in India’s public discourse after 1991.

Watch: How Are Women Portrayed On Indian Television

In this episode of Scratching The Surface, Vitamin Stree takes a closer look at women characters and their potrayal on Indian television.
Netflix’s 'The Perfection’ Punishes Its Victims With Violence To Protect Them From It

The Perfection Punishes Its Victims With Violence To Protect Them From It

The Perfection isn’t your regular rape-revenge drama, in that it is much more disturbing and terrible than can be imagined.
Mapping Anxieties in The Lover

Mapping Anxieties In ‘The Lover’

The Lover (L'Amant) is a French drama film that engages the audience in a conversation on sexuality, race, and class in a French colony in Indochina.
How Mary Shelley Critiques Patriarchy And Science In Frankenstein

How Mary Shelley Critiques Patriarchy And Science In Frankenstein

Mary Shelley has already been hailed as a revolutionary figure in the genre, but people little know of her feminist stance, which formed the core message of her debut and most acclaimed novel.
Nján Sánjo Review: The Life And Thoughts Of A Trans Man

Njān Sānjo Documentary Review: The Life And Thoughts Of A Trans Man

Njān Sānjo (I’m Sānjo) documents the life of a dynamic young man named Sanjo in a transphobic suburban locality.
Women Complainants

Women Complainants And Their Plight In Kerala: How I Was Shamed For Following Due...

When people whose very duty is to protect the citizens, fail to do the basic minimum, who do I turn to? What happens to women complainants in our society?

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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

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Is Menstrual Blood Really Impure? A Scientific Take On Myths & Facts Of Menstrual Discharge | #ThePadEffect

Is Menstrual Blood Really Impure? A Scientific Take On Myths & Facts Of Menstrual...

A science based rationale to challenge myths surrounding impurity of menstrual blood by understanding what composites normal blood and menstrual discharge.
Dalit Women Learn Differently: Experiences In Educational Institutions

Dalit Women Learn Differently: Experiences In Educational Institutions

The obvious concern here is the adverse representation of lower castes and tribes in higher educational institutions, despite the formulation of reservation laws that were implemented five decades back. And with such a scarce representation of SC/ST groups in general, it is quite obvious that the percentage of women from these minority groups is even worse.