Everything You Need To Know About The Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005

Everything You Need To Know About The Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005

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The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, instituted in 2005, is a legislation aimed at protecting women from violence in domestic relationships.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

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Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.

Sexism Is In The Air: Female Flight Attendants Await Their Feminist Revolution

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Using Female flight attendants to sexually titillate the passengers is result of a deeply sexist mindset which has resulted in the aviation industry having an unequal and unsafe work environment.
The Evolution Of Women's Studies In India | Feminism in India

The Evolution Of Women’s Studies In India

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Women’s studies have provided new and improved perspectives on major themes – women’s issues, gender, sexuality, caste to name a few – that have a significant impact and role to play in society. It has also long been a part of the larger feminist movement in India.  
rupan deol bajaj and KPS GIll

KPS Gill – The Sexual Harasser Remembered As A Supercop

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Rupan Deol Bajaj, a senior IAS officer, took KPS Gill to court over a case of sexual harassment and won it – the first woman to do so.
TISS Mumbai

TISS Women’s Studies Centre Faces Threat Of Closure: Another Space of Dissent Silenced?

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The threat of closure of TISS Centres that study marginal identities is only a logical extension of the current political climate – where dissenting voices in higher education (and everywhere else) have been violently, systematically silenced.

My Sister-in-law’s Husband Harassed And Blackmailed Me

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In our society, it’s not always strangers who harass or molest women-- women are not safe from family members, too
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.
What Does The Quran Actually Say About Triple Talaq?

What Does The Quran Actually Say About Triple Talaq?

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According to the Quran, Talaq is one of the most disliked acts that a believer can perform. No verse validates instantaneous Triple Talaq.
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It Took Me A While To Realise That I Was A Rape Survivor

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To people out there who ask survivors to get over it: bodily memories are for real. Let us please respect the journey of a rape survivor towards healing.

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Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

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Mica is used in eyeshades, lipsticks, mascara, nail polish, blush and many such cosmetic products. 60% of the high-quality mica that goes into the cosmetic industry is sourced from India and most of it comes from scrap mining.
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.
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.