charminar

Harrowing Sexist Experience at Charminar Hyderabad

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Apparently, single women can't climb up the Charminar on their own and need to be accompanied by male company.
For the women who want to travel in India

For The Women Who Want To Travel In India

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To the women who want to travel in India ― life is greater than a house; greater that your overprotective parents, the mean people, sexism and the bounds they have constructed around you. You deserve a big world. Just GO!
solo travelling

My Experiences of Solo Travelling: Why I Travel Solo And Why Should You Too

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Personally, I find solo travelling very empowering. However, one should also be prepared for the low points.
Patriarchy And The Perils Of Solo Travel: Notes From An 'Older' Woman

Patriarchy And The Perils Of Solo Travel: Notes From An ‘Older’ Woman

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My decision to travel literally saved my life and helped me escape the shackles of Brahmanical patriarchy. I will to solo travel until I die.
Thinlas Chorol

Meet Thinlas Chorol: The Founder Of Ladakhi Women’s Travel Company

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Thinlas Chorol is a trekking guide, social entrepreneur and the founder of Ladakhi Women’s Travel Company (LWTC), a company both owned and operated by women.
My Reflections On The Freedom To Travel As A Queer Couple

My Reflections On The Freedom To Travel As A Queer Couple

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And as a queer couple, we were engulfed by the fear of being met with displeasure or perhaps, even violence, if we were to be seen indulging in any form of physical affection.
women travellers

Can Women Have A ‘Spirit’ for Adventure?: Problems Women Travellers Face

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Maybe we’re not entitled to adventure because we’re women, maybe we’re not entitled to travel because we’re women, maybe we’re not entitled to be masters of our own lives because we’re women.
Mansplaining: Men And Their Unsolicited Explaining Every Time I Travel

Mansplaining: Men And Their Unsolicited Explaining Every Time I Travel

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With these negotiations, I learn about not only the structural problem of patriarchy kept in place through mansplaining, but also about my conditioning that has always told me to listen to men but never respond, to be interrupted but dare not interrupt.
How To Travel Without Expanding Your Ecological Footprint

How To Travel Without Expanding Your Ecological Footprint

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It is not always possible to make sustainable choices while travelling, but one can however reduce their ecological footprint by simply being more thoughtful.
travelling bags

Follow This Handy Checklist For When You Are Travelling Next

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Travelling makes us forget things. Our travelling experiences makes us enlist what to do and what not to do for our next trip.

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The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam's Women Weavers

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam’s Women Weavers

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In a world that is marred with COVID-19, India has been in a lockdown and the practice of physical distancing is in practice. This has severely impacted these women weavers who have lost their livelihood and space of solidarity.
Why Sex And Gender Are Not As Separate As It Is Understood Today

Why Sex And Gender Are Not As Separate As It Is Understood Today

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The primary problem with such an organisation of gender and sex is that it negates the possibility of other “biologically” gendered identities; even if it is identified, it is mostly identified as an imperfection, a flaw or even a disorder.
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.