Hok Alingan

Hok Alingan (Let There Be Hugs) Against Moral Policing And Bullying

Following the harassment of a young couple in the metro, protests erupted in Kolkata with the slogans Hok Alingan (let there be hugging) and #Freehugs at Dum Dum and Tollygunge Metro stations and also inside the Metro coaches.
scholarships

Siphoning Of Dalit And Tribal Student Scholarships Worth 45 Crore

In what seems to be a blatant case of deception and corruption, nearly 960 educational institutions, including 100 engineering and medical colleges have been charged with submitting fake records intended for Dalit and Tribal students to claim their scholarships in a fraud manner.
Shefali Vaidya

Shefali Vaidya Can Take A Masterclass On Hurt Hindu Sentiments

Shefali Vaidya, empowered by victory over spineless companies like Amazon, somehow manages to make Hindus feel like victims because the rape-accused are Hindus.
Indu Malhotra

Justice Indu Malhotra: Seventh Woman Judge Of The Supreme Court

Justice Indu Malhotra, who took oath as a judge of the Supreme Court on April 27, has been in the news for being the first woman advocate to be directly elevated to the Supreme Court from the Bar.
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.
Durga Malathi

Durga Malathi Gets Attacked For Her Paintings Of The Kathua Rape

Durga Malathi used her work to bring to light the heinous rape and murder of an eight-year-old child and the absurdity of the ensuing protests to protect the rapists and was met with abuse, stones being hurled at her house and death threats.
Modi in London

Modi In London: A Parallel Universe Of Women’s Attitudes Towards Modi

If the numbers of women who turned out in support of Modi in London are anything to go by, then cultural nationalism is Indian feminism’s enemy.
Swathi Vadlamudi

The FIR Against Cartoonist Swathi Vadlamudi Should Make Us All Angry

Swathi Vadlamudi is a senior journalist based in Hyderabad who has an FIR lodged against her for posting a satirical image of Ram and Sita highlighting the era of rampant sexual violence that we live in.
Sri Reddy Is The Whistleblower Of The Casting Couch In Tollywood

Sri Reddy Is The Whistleblower Of The Casting Couch In Tollywood

On April 7, Sri Reddy staged a semi-strip in protest, in front of the Telugu Film Chambers, as part of her struggle against the Casting Couch.
JNU Long March: Harassment By Police While Protesting Against Harassment

JNU Long March: Protest Against Harassment Results In More Harassment

The JNU Long March protesters were assaulted with water cannons, lathi charges, and sexual harassment – ironically while protesting against sexual harassment.

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