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.
rape survivor

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
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!
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.
sexual harassment

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.
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.
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.
The Ruckus At Ramjas College

The Ramjas College Incident And The Corruption Of Nationalism

A peaceful seminar on 'Cultures of Protest' at Ramjas College was ironically overtaken by ABVP who cried anti-nationalism & assaulted people.

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10 Feminist Songs To Listen To When The Patriarchy Has Got You Down

Gather round, feminists! It's exhausting work raging against The Man, so how about you play these feminist songs for a musical pick-me-up?
Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

There are several competent queer writers and it’s only logical that The Hindu invite and give a platform to them, instead of letting more straight people teach me how to be queer.
How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

The content of the Gillette ad hit closer to home than I was comfortable with. My imagination drew parallels between the video and my own life, and I felt repressed old memories stirring in the darkness of my mind.