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A Case For Misplaced Priorities: The Triple Talaq Bill | Feminism In India

A Case For Misplaced Priorities: The Triple Talaq Bill

The BJP in a hassled attempt to masquerade as a messiah for Muslim woman has brought the Triple Talaq bill to criminalize Talaq-e-Biddat or instant triple talaq.
When Facebook Becomes The Weapon Of Gender-based Violence

When Facebook Becomes The Weapon Of Gender-based Violence

When women complain about harassment on Facebook, they are routinely told to simply block the perpetrators or disable their own accounts.
Female Cricket

Female Cricket Intiative: No Dream Too Big For Aspiring Women Cricketers

As the only platform dedicated to women cricketers, Female Cricket aims to raise the profile of female cricketers by sharing their stories, acknowledging their hard-work and inspiring more girls to take up cricket.
“Cycle Waali Chhori”: New Chapters In Loitering & Street Harassment

“Cycle Waali Chhori”: New Chapters In Loitering & Street Harassment

When even cycling invites street harassment.
workplace harassment

Kicked For Being Late: Workplace Harassment Continues To Thrive

A Karnataka Government employee assaulted a fellow female colleague for coming late; yet another case of workplace harassment.
NALSAR University

NALSAR University Needs To Make Its Selection Procedures Transparent

After coming to NALSAR University, I found that if one looks at the right places closely, there is simply an abundance of discrimination.
campus sexism

“I Will Not Tie My Hair”: Sexism in Educational Institutions

Campus sexism ranges from policing of women's clothes and appearance to restrictions on mobility within the school, or college building.
The Sabarimala Protests: History Repeats Itself As Progress Is Met With Violence

The Sabarimala Protests: History Repeats Itself As Progress Is Met With Violence

The Kerala society is facing a difficult time because of the unnecessary chaos created by the right wing fringe elements against the recent Sabarimala verdict.
School Dress Codes Sexualise Girls And Objectify Their Bodies

Why Do School Dress Codes End Up Sexualising Young Girls?

School dress codes teaches girls to take shame in their bodies and treat it as not something natural, but something that is deeply shameful.
What Neha Shoree's Murder Tells Us About Punjab's Drug Problem

What Neha Shoree’s Murder Tells Us About Punjab’s Drug Problem

Dr. Neha Shoree, an official of the State Government of Punjab's Food and Drug Administration wing, was shot dead on 29th March, in broad daylight, in her office.

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Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

If you want to see what that looks like on screen, you should watch Section 375, a courtroom thriller about sexual assault in the #MeToo era, a film that supposedly presents a “balanced” perspective, but ultimately sides with the accused.
What People Don't Tell You About Stretch Marks And PCOS

What People Don’t Tell You About Stretch Marks And PCOS

While people were quick to point out that stretch marks look ugly, or to ask how did I get them at such a young age in the first place, they never told me that stretch marks can be a symptom of PCOS.
Can Marriage Truly Be A Feminist Institution?

The Futile Quest For A Feminist Marriage In Today’s World

The question, however, is that even after getting rid of sexist practices and beliefs, can there be a feminist marriage?