TISS Mumbai

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.
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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.
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.  

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
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!
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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.
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.
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.
NALSAR

NALSAR University Of Law: Sexism & Casteism Behind A Liberal Facade

NALSAR is one of the top law schools where one witnesses no diversity in student population and minorities are systematically ignored.

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Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

While the centre of the series remains the rich and elite class of Delhi, the focus of Made in Heaven remains to be the issues which are often swept under the carpet and closeted.
The Burning Of Holika

Reading Caste In Holi: The Burning Of Holika, A Bahujan Woman

Every Holi, we burn Holika – a Bahujan woman. Our festivals are based on Vedic & Puranic stories which suppress stories of the lower castes.
A Not-So-Patriot Act The Undue Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

A Not-So-Patriot Act: The Unwarranted Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

Predictably, in this hostile environment, the newest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act was met with over-the-top and ridiculous outrage, complete with nastiness online, calls to boycott Netflix, and a harsh critique of Minhaj