#DistractinglySexy Women In Science And ‘Single Sex’ Labs

Tim Hunt insisted on creating ‘single sex’ labs (read: gender segregated), so as to prevent any distraction to the men.

This Indian Blogger Wrote About Indian Men Apologising To a British Blogger…

and you WON’T believe what happened next!Apologies, if that clickbait headline didn’t suck you in, I hope what I have to say will. Recently,...

Analysing Barkha Dutt’s Defensive Comments About India’s Rape Culture

I happen to come across a viral video that has Barkha Dutt (NDTV reporter), Leslee Udwin (filmmaker, India's Daughter) and Norah O Connell (CBS)...

“Marital Rape Is NOT A Crime In India Because Marriage Is Sacred.” – GOI

The concept of marital rapes cannot be applied in India where marriage is 'sacred', govt said, adding there is no proposal to make it a criminal offence.

India’s Daughter: The Cacophony Of Viewpoints

With Women’s Day around the corner, the brands are losing their campaign space on the internet to the debate about the documentary India’s Daughter....

What Has The Current Government Done With Regard To Women Policies?

The current government launched the “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” campaign with much fanfare. Despite the campaign, products and publications that openly promote gender-biased sex...

It Is Even More Painful When The Youth Imitate Age-old Patriarchal Practices

The incomparable work of Munshi Premchand, is the precious thread that keeps me connected to Hindi literature. My Sunday afternoons are often zealously protected...
5 Real Reasons Why The Right Wing Hates Valentine's Day

5 Real Reasons Why The Right Wing Hates Valentine’s Day

This year the Hindu Mahasabha has been particularly creative in giving us the perfect ‘punishment’ for celebrating Valentine’s Day— Get married!

Fight Misogyny, Don’t Feed It: In Response to Shenaz Treasurywala’s ‘Open Letter’

Dear Shenaz,You addressed your open letter to national politicians, Bollywood superstars, and cricketer-member-of-parliament – I am none of these things. But I feel strongly...

Kiss of Love: Kiss-ko Pyaar Karoon?

Recently, Free Thinkers, a group of Facebook users, organised the ‘Kiss of Love’ movement. The kiss of love was floated in social media by...

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Anuradha Koirala: The Woman Who Rescued More Than 12,000 Girls From Sex Trafficking

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Here Is A Step By Step Guide To Manage Savarna Privilege

The current regime that gleams on the suffering of minorities has given us a new brand of thinkers and activists, and to understand this phenomenon we have to confront Savarna Feminism.
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.