Friday, November 22, 2019
19 Women Journalists Who Made News In 2018

19 Women Journalists Who Made News In 2018

At the end of another year, it’s time to shine the spotlight on some gutsy women journalists.
Padmavati

Padmavati: Attempts to Control A (Fake) Historical Woman

Padmavati must carry the insecurities of patriarchal and casteist fringe outfits and call it her 'honour'.
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.

Woman Shamed For Demanding Sanitary Pads In Railways

A female traveller requested on her tweet to the Indian Railways for providing sanitary pads in trains. However, many people did not respond positively to the same, and started criticising the girl.
Gauri Lankesh

Remembering Gauri Lankesh: 8 Instances Of Her Exemplary Journalism

With her strong, courageous writing, Gauri Lankesh always told it like it is. Here are 8 pieces of her writing, traversing a variety of themes.
#ViolenceOfSilence: Chennai Protests The Murder of Rajalakshmi, A Dalit Girl From Salem

#ViolenceOfSilence: Chennai Protests The Murder of Rajalakshmi, A Dalit Girl From Salem

Rajalakshmi was killed because she had spurned his advances; because she spoke about it. It is both a caste-based crime and a sexual offence that needs to be addressed at both levels.
What The New Supreme Court Ruling On 498A Means For Domestic Violence Victims In India

What The New Supreme Court Ruling On 498A Means For Domestic Violence Victims In...

The Supreme Court has given a verdict that prohibits immediate arrest under Section 498A to prevent misuse of the law. But what does this mean for domestic violence victims?
Kareena Kapoor Khan

If Kareena Kapoor Khan Says She’s Not A Feminist, Maybe She’s Not

Kareena Kapoor Khan was asked whether she is feminist. In a tiresome and clichéd routine, she explained how she believes in equal rights but is not a feminist.
Tamil Nadu's Plan To Make Registration Of Pregnancy Compulsory Will Only Hurt Women

Tamil Nadu’s Plan To Make Registration Of Pregnancy Compulsory Will Only Hurt Women

To ensure that pregnancy and childbirth happen safely, Tamil Nadu state government has come up with a brilliant new scheme — put pregnant women under surveillance.
rupan deol bajaj and KPS GIll

KPS Gill – The Sexual Harasser Remembered As A Supercop

Rupan Deol Bajaj, a senior IAS officer, took KPS Gill to court over a case of sexual harassment and won it – the first woman to do so.

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Crime Patrol

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

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'.
Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency|#IndianWomenInHistory

Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency |#IndianWomenInHistory

Multi-talented actress and a fearless voice of dissent, Snehalata Reddy devoted her entire life to art and activism. She is revered for her unconditional commitment to democratic values and non-violent resistance.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.