Monday, August 26, 2019

#SupremeInjustice: Still No Action Taken Against CJI Ranjan Gogoi

In a protest organized at Jantar Mantar this Friday, a group of activists came together to protest the “clean chit” offered to the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi for the allegation laid by his former employee.
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Child Marriage In India Is Still A Reality – Especially In Urban Areas

A report analysing the state of child marriage in India shows an increase in number of marriages of girl children in urban areas in India.

Feminist News Wrap – Perumal Murugan, #IAmTrolledHelp & Rank 4 In Skewed Sex Ratio

The Madras High Court quashed a petition asking for Perumal Murugan's book, Madhurobagan, to be banned. Apparently, it hurt religious sentiments. The court said, "if you don't like the book, throw it away."
The Hypocrisy Of Progressive Men | Feminism in India

The Hypocrisy Of Progressive Men

As a society we are ready to defend progressive men who abuse their dominative power under pretense of good and protect them at all costs.
Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence For All Four Accused In The Nirbhaya Case, But Is Death Penalty Really The Solution?

Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence For All Four Accused In The Nirbhaya Case, But...

SC confirms death sentence for all four accused in the Nirbhaya case. However, will death penalty solve India's problems of violence against women?
TISS

#InjusTISS: The TISS Student Struggle Against Cutting Financial Aid For SC, ST And OBC...

After cutting financial aid for OBC students in 2015, the TISS administration is now cutting financial aid for SC/ST students, following which there has been an eruption of student protests in all the TISS campuses.
Let’s Talk About the Worst Country for Women, Shall We? | Feminism In India

Let’s Talk About the ‘Worst Country for Women,’ Shall We?

Last week the Thomson Reuters Foundation put out a poll saying India was the worst country for women. Then, all hell broke loose.
Feminist News Wrap: Unavailability of i-Pills, Tech Ban on Sex Determination & Trump's Misogyny

Feminist News Wrap: Unavailability of i-Pills, Tech Ban on Sex Determination & Trump’s Misogyny

Feminist news from around the country in a quick wrap!

Feminist News Wrap: Tamil Nadu’s Dress Codes, UP’s Panchayat Elections and Women’s Football

The Culture of Misogyny On November 23 2014, an aggrieved family approached the Sunghadi police in Pilibhit (UP) with a complaint that their daughter had been...
Feminist News Wrap: Soumya Rape Case, Ban on Made Snana And Khurram Parvez

Feminist News Wrap: Soumya Rape Case, Ban on Made Snana And Khurram Parvez

Feminist news from around the country in a crisp warp!

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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.
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.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.