As we look around, we see protests, students agitated, universities attacked, and not to forget the other retrograde fascist Bills that await their turn in the Parliament to be passed and enacted.
The Kurdish women fighting for independence have played a role in changing the regressive thinking and redefining role of women in conflict.
Paternity leaves as a policy isn’t a common phenomenon, and the very lack of it points towards a gendered gap in our labour laws.
Given this analysis of the alleged ‘normalcy’ in Kashmir, one might wonder what role does this narrative play out in Indian politics.
Although, renaming of places is not an act exclusive to India or the BJP but the reason cited by the government is superficial: to reclaim Indian culture.
The image of a girl handing a rose to a Delhi policeman at the anti CAA, NPR and NRC protest received tears of joy as well as critical backlash.
A feminist intervention (no matter how much you may disdain because nation comes first), refuses to sabotage the movement with sexist and casteist slurs to be thrown in the face of power.
On January 19, 2020, the Supreme Court finally pronounced its judgment in the petitions challenging the communication blockade in Kashmir which was in place since August 5, 2019.
Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right president, is infamously known globally for his regressive stances on abortion, anti-affirmative action, homosexuality and secularism.
Rohith Vemula was murdered at Hyderabad Central University Campus, Dr. Payal Tadvi faced somewhat similar abuse at her Mumbai Medical College while nineteen-year-old Fathima became the latest victim of this string of institutional murders.