Ungendering The Gendered Imbalance Of Expectations From Working Mothers

Ungendering The Gendered Imbalance Of Expectations From Working Mothers

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And after the Great Indian Lockdown due to Covid-19, which left thousands homeless and jobless, Working mothers fear for their incomes and jobs which had already been hanging by a thread in the past.
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.
Institutional Failures & The Increasing Reliance On Social Media To Report Sexual Harassment

Institutional Failures & The Increasing Reliance On Social Media To Report Sexual Harassment

The reason behind increased social media movements against sexual harassment is fairly simple: the failure of institutional platforms has forced women to take up their causes elsewhere and in that social media comes as a relatively more accessible platform.
Dealing With Delay: The Prolonged Experience Of Trauma

Dealing With Delay: The Prolonged Experience Of Trauma

Trauma works in insidious ways. It can be a direct effect of calculated machinations centered on inflicting violence on a body with intentions to cause hurt.
Women in STEM

How Indian Higher Education Discourages Women In STEM

Indian higher education system discourages women in STEM fields. The glaring lack of female representation is a result of gender discrimination, sexism and masculine culture.
How Caste And Patriarchy Plays Out In A Bois Locker Room

How Caste And Patriarchy Plays Out In A Bois Locker Room

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Tracing the intersections of caste and patriarchy allows us to see the case of the Bois Locker Room in a different light. It allows us to place the boy’s individual actions as a part of a larger Brahminical society.
No Country For Women: Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi In A Hindutva Regime

No Country For Women: Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi In A Hindutva Regime

Fictional narratives and memoirs reconstructed through oral histories documented experiences of women as victims of state and police torture.
'Mission Trousers' Against The Body & Dress Policing In Our Hostel Mess

‘Mission Trousers’ Against The Body & Dress Policing In Our Hostel Mess

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There was an unsaid rule in our college hostel, "Wear proper clothes when you enter the mess hall". This rule was instilled in us by the matrons.
Mothers' Day: Let Us Not Celebrate Women's Exploitation

Mothers’ Day: Let Us Not Celebrate Women’s Exploitation

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Capitalism keeps reinventing its forms of exploitation, be it by creating separate spheres of work or the globalised world of financial capitalism.
The Impact Of The Rise Of Right-Wing Politics On Dalits In India

The Impact Of The Rise Of Right-Wing Politics On Dalits In India

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This exclusion of the Dalits from the social structure makes them easy targets of humiliation and hatred of the caste Hindus who still connote deep-rooted prejudices to religiosity.

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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.
Conversations With A Therapist On Mental Health During Lockdown

Conversations With A Therapist On Mental Health During Lockdown

While it seems like this lockdown seems to have offered us time, we perhaps need restructure our perspective; and try to look at the bigger picture.
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.