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Feminists And The Kardashians: A Love-Hate Relationship

Feminists And The Kardashians: A Love-Hate Relationship

While I cannot dictate how the feminist in you should view them, here is a quick lay-down on the Kardashian-Jenner brand of feminism.
sex-strike

A Sexist And Exclusionary Sex-Strike Won’t Save Women Or Roe

A sex-strike by women being considered an effective response to the abortion bans reinforces sexist assumptions about women and sex.
What Brett Kavanaugh's Swearing-In Means For Legal Recourse On Sexual Misconduct

What Brett Kavanaugh’s Swearing-In Means For Legal Recourse On Sexual Misconduct

The appointment of, Brett Kavanaugh, a suspected sexual assaulter to the apex court proves how men in power are insulated from questions on their integrity.
Terry Crews' Fight Sheds Light On Male Victims Of Sexual Assault

Terry Crews’ Fight Sheds Light On Male Victims Of Sexual Assault

In November 2017, Terry Crews, former NFL player and actor came out with claims of sexual harassment against William Morris Endeavor Adam Venit.
Ali Zafar

Meesha Shafi Takes A Stand Against Ali Zafar And Sexual Abuse

On 19th April, when Pakistani actress, model and singer Meesha Shafi tweeted about suffering sexual harassment at the hands of her fellow actor-singer Ali Zafar, she was almost instantly bombarded with a vicious backlash.
ecological crisis

This Women’s Day, Will We Pay Heed To A Global Ecological Crisis?

This International Women's Day, as we struggle forward through the current economic and ecological crisis, our social frameworks crumble and fail the oppressed.
Asma Jahangir

In Conversation With Asma Jahangir: An Insight Into The Great Mind

Asma Jahangir was a human rights lawyer and a social activist from Pakistan. She was the co-founder of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.
Time's Up

Can Bollywood Award Shows Be A Site For A Campaign Like Time’s Up?

An organic sequel to #MeToo, the Time's Up movement aims to combat workplace sexism at its foundations: through legal recourse.
Pakistani women

Why Must Pakistani Women Suffer To Be Heard?

Why is it that Pakistani women must go through some or the other tragedy in order for the world to hear their story?
An Open Letter To J.K. Rowling On Casting Johnny Depp

An Open Letter To J.K. Rowling On Casting Johnny Depp As Grindelwald

There seems to be cognitive dissonance between what J.K. Rowling taught us in Harry Potter and her casting of a domestic abuser in her film.

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Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Being a son of a woman, who was a victim of Instant Triple Talaq (ITT), I am trying to understand the Muslim Women Act, in the context of ground reality.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.