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

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This International Women's Day, as we struggle forward through the current economic and ecological crisis, our social frameworks crumble and fail the oppressed.
The South Asia One Billion Rising 2017 Launched In Nepal

The South Asia One Billion Rising 2017 Launched In Nepal

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The South Asia One Billion Rising was launched at Tewa Center, Kathmandu, Nepal on September 19, 2016 as a part of the global movement One Billion Rising.

Abortion Rights, Purvi Patel And Her Case Which Makes No Sense

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Purvi Patel has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for child neglect and foeticide, two crimes that make each other moot!
Call For A Women’s Global Strike On March 8, 2020: When Women Stop, The World Stops

Call For A Women’s Global Strike On March 8, 2020: When Women Stop, The...

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150 feminist organisations from over 45 countries have decided to call for a Women’s Global Strike on International Women’s Day, 8th March 2020.
Trump's Global Gag Rule On Abortion And How It Affects SRHR Work In India

Trump’s Global Gag Rule On Abortion And How It Affects Sexual & Reproductive Health...

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Three young Indian women discuss the effects of the global gag rule, a decision taken by seven white men in the USA, on SRHR work in India.
Girls on Bikes on the streets of Lahore, Pakistan

Girls On Bikes: Cycling In Lahore In Protest And Celebration

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Who even decided to confine women to the private sphere in the first place? Who decided it was a good idea to restrict women’s mobility and then justify it on the basis of "fear" or "safety"? These are important questions to ask because they shape the lives of many women in South Asia. Access to public spaces is the fundamental right of women and Girls on Bikes is doing a great job at fighting for that right and trying to change social attitudes towards women being in public spaces one pedal at a time!
Hillary Clinton and what her candidacy has meant to me

Hillary Clinton And What Her Candidacy Has Meant To Me

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It is important to talk about Hillary Clinton. It is important, even for someone who was not a stakeholder in the U.S elections of 2016, the campaign for which went on for much longer than healthy or necessary.
brock turner and rape culture

Calling Rape An ‘Incident’: Brock Turner And Rape Culture

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Most of you have read about Brock Turner and his ridiculously light sentence for committing sexual assault. Turner dragged an intoxicated woman behind a dumpster, disrobed her and attempted to penetrate her before thankfully being caught by two good samaritans who didn’t just ignore what they saw.
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.
Pakistan's Aurat March: Women Taking To The Streets On 8 March, 2020

Pakistan’s Aurat March: Women Taking To The Streets On 8 March, 2020

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Given today’s political climate, and the retaliation the marchers have witnessed and experienced, the ability to carry out an Aurat March 2020, would be a big (albeit small) win for women everywhere.

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The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam's Women Weavers

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam’s Women Weavers

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In a world that is marred with COVID-19, India has been in a lockdown and the practice of physical distancing is in practice. This has severely impacted these women weavers who have lost their livelihood and space of solidarity.
CarryMinati, Queerphobia And Other Masculine Stereotypes On Social Media

CarryMinati, Queerphobia And Other Masculine Stereotypes On Social Media

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Internalised queerphobia and masculine stereotypes are rampant in our society. It is present in the languages we use, the dress codes we follow and the people or content we fear calling out.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.