Sunday, December 8, 2019
How Authoritative Parents Help The Patriarchy

How Abusive Parents Help The Patriarchy

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Abusive parents ensure that the submissive role of a child continues even after they have grown into adults, especially of their daughters, who are already made vulnerable by the patriarchy.

Suno Traces The Invisible Lines of Consent

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Suno voices the dissent against marital rape and domestic violence prevalent within the Indian society where sexual intercourse is mostly non-consensual
Reclaiming Being ‘Single’ Against Emma Watson's ‘Self-Partnered’

Reclaiming Being Single Against Emma Watson’s Self Partnered

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To me, the term ‘self-partnered’ buys into the very culture that it seeks to reject. By retaining the word ‘partnered’, it misses an opportunity to point out that surely partnering cannot be the only eventual outcome.
Discussing Childhood Trauma With Family —Attempt To Combat Communication Gap

My Experience Of Discussing Childhood Trauma With Family

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After several psychological blows and traumas, you have now developed some understanding of your unique upbringing by your family along with the positives and negatives of it.
Home Is Where Consent Goes To Die

Home Is Where Consent Goes To Die

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We edify the idea of home so much that we forget that it can easily become the breeding ground of rights violations.
Ramadan And Male Centralism:

Ramadan And Male Centralism: The Ordeals That Women Go Through

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Fasting during Ramadan is meant to teach the importance of patience to Muslims, yet it also reflects the constant shaming imposed on women within the household.
In Conversation With Merlin Heintzman Hope: Young Father And Artist of ‘Arrangements’

In Conversation With Merlin Heintzman Hope: Young Father And Artist of ‘Arrangements’

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This is an interview of Merlin Heintzman Hope, a young father and an upcoming artist on paternity, masculinity, fatherhood and who performs and makes art with his son, Gael.
Why Marriage Is A Personal Choice With Political Connotations

Why Marriage Is A Personal Choice With Political Connotations

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Choice in terms of marriage is reflective of the highly intolerant views that we as a society hold towards people who belong to the 'other' communities which leads to social exclusion.
“I Call It Being Self-Partnered”: Emma Watson On Turning 30

“I Call It Being Self-Partnered”: Emma Watson On Turning 30

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Emma Watson talks about feeling the imposter syndrome when talking about feminism, reaching out to Gloria Steinem for more knowledge and guidance, taking flak for being a white feminist, and mental health in the world of social media.
Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

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A man at a higher position, who has rejected the idea of marriage is looked at like a saint whereas an unmarried woman with the same status would always be the topic of gossip.

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Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.

Struggles In Sweatshops: The Irony Of Your ‘Feminist’ Graphic Tee

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Reports published by Global Labour Justice name GAP’s and H&M’s sweatshops as sites of regular abuse and violence faced by their workers in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia and Sri Lanka.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

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In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.