The communal hatred that had been simmering for the last 5 years on a slightly higher flame than earlier, reached boiling point after the Pulwama attack. Here are snippets of incidents that occurred a few days after the attack.
As low as 1% of unmarried women said they had received information about sexual health from their mothers, doctors or government campaigns.
Rural women are fighting for alcohol prohibition as it is them who bear the brunt of alcohol addiction and daily violence from the drunkard husbands, partners, and sons.
It is clearly visible that even if any programme is aimed at Dalit women, its approach and reach is unclear, simply because it is incorporated under initiatives meant for all Dalits or for all women. There exists a serious lack of understanding that women bearing the brunt of caste and patriarchy are a distinct category that requires specific structural interventions to set right the history of oppression that continues to push back any efforts to move ahead.
The nuns along with the survivor had written a letter to the Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan after they received reminder notices to comply with the transfer order.
The Supreme Court, ruling on a property dispute involving the son of a couple obtaining divorce, stated on January 22nd that a marriage between a Hindu woman and a Muslim man is ‘irregular’.
Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle (APSC), a student’s collective at IIT Madras, staged a protest against the imminent arrest of Anand Teltumbde – in other words, the State-sanctioned curbing of free speech.
Given that the very premise on which the existence of a militarised army rests is highly masculinist and in turn territorial, Bipin Rawat's words should not come as a surprise.
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is at best the ruling party’s attempt to garner previously unsolicited votes, and at worst a communal powder keg.
The Citizenship Amendment Bill talks about giving citizenship to even the recently arrived citizens which is in violation of the Assam Accord signed in 1985.