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

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.
The Evolution Of Women's Studies In India | Feminism in India

The Evolution Of Women’s Studies In India

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.  
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It Took Me A While To Realise That I Was A Rape Survivor

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.

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

In our society, it’s not always strangers who harass or molest women-- women are not safe from family members, too
How LSR and Other Women's Colleges Limit Their Women

How LSR and Other Women’s Colleges Limit Their Students

Women's colleges like Lady Shri Ram are seen by many as an empowering space but they continue to be institutions defined by patriarchy and caste.
5 Feminist Economists Who Change The Way We See The World

5 Feminist Economists Who Change The Way We See The World

Here are 5 feminist economists who contribute in making economics acknowledge and address the differential impact of gender on individual lives and on the society at large.
This is what a feminist marriage looks like

This Is What My Feminist Marriage Looks Like

My feminist identity and my feminist marriage coexist and do so wonderfully, despite the judgment I faced for marrying early!
Why Women Workers Are Protesting Against H&M

Why Women Workers Are Protesting Against H&M

H&M is the posterchild of sustainable fashion. In reality, it refuses to provide living wages to 850,000 workers around the world.
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My First Experience Of Sexual Harassment In A Public Place

Most of all it is important to raise a voice against sexual harassment and misbehavior in modes of public transport by defending yourself in vigilance.
Hindu Marriage Act

The Dutiful Wives Under The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

Judicial responses to Hindu Marriage Act strengthens the notion that marriage is the most socially oppressive institution for Hindu women.

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10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements We Should Be Celebrating

10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements In 2018 We Should Be Celebrating

While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 2018.

Laugh Off The Sexism: The Counter Culture Of Feminist Memes

To combat the circulation of sexist memes, and stifle the sexist laugh, counter feminist memes are in circulation as well. These feminist memes employ subversive humour to overturn the sexist humour, being able to afford a laugh at their expense.

My Experiences Of Patriarchal Rituals In The Nepali Community

Growing up listening to such ludicrous things, I gradually developed an immense hatred for such patriarchal values. Hence, I am writing this article about the misogynist and patriarchal traditions in Nepali community.