Thursday, January 23, 2020
The Oscars Did It Again! It Chose To Overlook The Women Directors

The Oscars Did It Again! It Chose To Overlook The Women Directors

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Ever since their inception in 1929, Oscars have known to be very racist and sexist as can be seen from their nomination patterns.
K-Pop Suicides Sparks South Korean Women's Protest Against Femicide

K-Pop Suicides Sparks South Korean Women’s Protest Against Femicide

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Over 2,000 individual women gathered to protest against femicide and violence against women held under it in South Korea as well as in all Asia.
University of Toronto students protesting outside the Indian Consulate

International Protests: In Unison, The World Says NO To CAA-NRC

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People across the world organised international protests to express solidarity against the Citizen Amendment Act and brutality against students.
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.
“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.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie And Her Feminist Activism Through Storytelling

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie And Her Feminist Activism Through Storytelling

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is also a great story teller, one of a kind in her time. Her stories take you to the place where they are set up and make you feel the way the characters feel.
A Women’s Global Strike: From Listening To Protesting

A Women’s Global Strike: From Listening To Protesting

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In 2020, we can honour that legacy, and bring together generations of feminists together to have a women's global strike, to unite with other people’s movements calling for justice.
The Katy Perry Files—Repeated Offences Of Sexual Misconduct

The Katy Perry Files—Her Repeated Offences Of Sexual Misconduct

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A model named Josh Kloss, who was featured in Katy Perry’s runaway hit song video for ‘Teenage Dream’, in fact, made serious allegations against her.
Seham Sergiwa, The Abducted Libyan Parliamentarian We Should Know About

Seham Sergiwa, The Abducted Libyan Parliamentarian We Should Know About

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Seham Sergiwa was abducted on the night of 17th July, 2019 from her home in Benghazi by about twenty five to thirty armed men of the Libyan National Army.
The Loss Of A Literary Mother: Toni Morrison

The Loss Of A Literary Mother: Toni Morrison

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With the death of Toni Morrison at 88, writers all around the world feel like they’ve lost a literary mother. Morrison was one of the most influential and important American writers of her time.

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Mind Your Slogans: Casteist And Sexist Slogans Must Be Condemned

Mind Your Slogans: Casteist And Sexist Slogans Must Be Condemned

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A feminist intervention (no matter how much you may disdain because nation comes first), refuses to sabotage the movement with sexist and casteist slurs to be thrown in the face of power.
Why We Must Condemn Jair Bolsonaro As Republic Day Chief Guest?

Why We Must Condemn Jair Bolsonaro As Republic Day Chief Guest

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Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right president, is infamously known globally for his regressive stances on abortion, anti-affirmative action, homosexuality and secularism.
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'.