Wednesday, September 18, 2019
The Bangladesh Student Protests Display The Necessity of Dissent in Democracy

The Bangladesh Student Protests Display The Necessity of Dissent in Democracy

The Bangladesh student protests, initially aimed at road safety, have now become symbolic of the citizen’s right to speech and protest.

Feminist News Wrap – Child Marriage, Toilets At Home & Juvenile Justice Bill

Here is what you missed in the past week in the myriad of news flowing into your news feed. In an appalling incident, an Indian child bride,...

Feminist News Wrap: Dadri Lynching, Potency Tests & Skype Deposition

Dadri Mob Lynching On Sep 28th, Mohammad Akhlaq, a 50-year-old man was lynched by a mob and his son, Danish, a 22-year-old was brutally beat up,...

Feminist News Wrap – Caste-Based Violence, Communal Violence & More

Cultural Cleaning Considering the great success the central government has enjoyed in the cleaning up India (sarcasm alert), they now want to move to the...

Feminist News Wrap: Yakub Memon Hanged, ‘Saint’ Asaram and Right Wing Violence

Yakub Memon Hanged Despite mercy petitions and severe debate, Yakub Memon was hanged last week for his connection with the 1993 serial bomb blasts. In...

Feminist News Wrap: College Curfews, ‘Honour’ Killing & ‘Impracticality’ of Gang Rape

Colleges, Universities & Sexism In yet another incident of moral policing, it was announced that women students of St. Xavier's college will not be allowed...

Feminist News Wrap: Dalit Children Killed, #LynchIndia and Juvenile Age

Dalit Children Burnt Alive A Dalit family's house was set on fire by people belonging to the "upper caste" and two children (aged two and...
In Photos: #WomenMarch4Change In 131 Cities Across The Country

In Photos: #WomenMarch4Change In 131 Locations Across The Country

#WomenMarch4Change took place across the nation as women from all sections of the society marched together to raise their voice against the increasing hate and intolerance in India.

Feminist News Wrap – Munnar Women Strike, Saudi Diplomat Leaves & Meat Ban Overturn

Women Power In a supremely successful all women strike, thousands of women labourers converged in Munnar, the tea town in Kerala’s Idukki district, from plantations...
Sushma Swaraj, Former External Affairs Minister And BJP Leader Passes Away At 67

Sushma Swaraj: The Politician Who Transformed The Foreign Ministry

One of the greatest feats achieved by Sushma Swaraj was the transformation of the foreign ministry as an elitist and inaccessible one to an actively responsive and easily accessible ministry whose benefits were received by everyone.

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Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

If you want to see what that looks like on screen, you should watch Section 375, a courtroom thriller about sexual assault in the #MeToo era, a film that supposedly presents a “balanced” perspective, but ultimately sides with the accused.
What People Don't Tell You About Stretch Marks And PCOS

What People Don’t Tell You About Stretch Marks And PCOS

While people were quick to point out that stretch marks look ugly, or to ask how did I get them at such a young age in the first place, they never told me that stretch marks can be a symptom of PCOS.
St. Francis College, Hyderabad Takes Body Policing To A New Level

St Francis College, Hyderabad Takes Body Policing To A New Level

Recently, there has been a recorded incident about how the principal of St Francis College, Hyderabad, where girls have been asked to come to college only wearing kurtis “below” their knees in length.