Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Feminist News Wrap: Women Voters, Menstrual Taboos and ‘Soft Power’

In the beginning of the month, this article on the differential treatment of women's role in the army came up. Apparently, "several lady officers...
#JusticeForJisha: An Open Letter to the ‘Human’ in Every Being

#JusticeForJisha: An Open Letter to the ‘Human’ in Every Being

#JusticeForJisha: While people go ahead and call this incident as 'Delhi Model Rape' or 'Another Nirbhaya' to ensure you read about it, the fact still remains that this was a rape and fatal assault of a dalit woman.
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H T Sangliana Needs A Lesson On What Compliments Actually Are

We never tell men like Sangliana that they should learn not to sexualise women and to see women for who they are, beyond their appearance.
‘वो लेस्बियन थी’ इसलिए बीएचयू हास्टल से निकाली गयी | Feminism In India

‘वो लेस्बियन थी’ इसलिए बीएचयू हास्टल से निकाली गयी

बनारस हिन्दू यूनिवर्सिटी के महिला महाविद्यालय (एमएमवी) के हास्टल से एक लड़की को यह कहकर निकाल दिया गया कि वो लेस्बियन थी|

The Incessant Struggle To Survive: A Timeline Of The Unnao Rape Case

Recent reports on the television that make the Unnao rape case resemble something out of a film is actually not fictional, but rather a harsh reality that is presently happening in our society.
Indra Nooyi's Lady Chips And The Troubling Nature of Gendered Marketing

Indra Nooyi’s Lady Chips & The Troubling Ideas Of Gendered Marketing

PepsiCo’s CEO, Indra Nooyi, said last week that they were coming out with a line of lady chips exclusively for women that would suit ‘female snacking habits’.

Feminist News Wrap – Women in Sports, Gender Neutral Title, and Sexual Harassment at...

In the midst of a lot of hue and cry over the Salman Khan case, here is some news you might have missed. Four teenaged athletes...

9 Men To Decide The 50 Most Influential Women – A Sexist Debacle by...

Just this morning, we suddenly saw our timelines flooded with a poster from Colors/Viacom regarding the 50 Most Influential Women in media, marketing & advertising....

Feminist News Wrap – Nirbhaya Fund, Right To Sit & Right To Pee

A quick update of last week's news

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Know Your Neighbour: A Team Committed To The Goal Of Communal Harmony

Know Your Neighbour: A Team Committed To The Goal Of Communal Harmony

In the times when communal passions are being fanned continuously, Know Your Neighbour is a powerful, essential and momentous campaign trying to narrow gaps between communities through initiatives at the grassroots level.
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.
Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

More than half the Tamil movies I watched had extremely light-skinned women from the North playing the roles of 'typical' Tamil women.