This Indian Blogger Wrote About Indian Men Apologising To a British Blogger…

and you WON’T believe what happened next!Apologies, if that clickbait headline didn’t suck you in, I hope what I have to say will. Recently,...

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 – 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...

Feminist News Wrap – Marital Rape, Child Labour Laws and Women Workforce

In an absolutely ridiculous and misogynistic move, the Indian government took the stand that marriage is sacred and the concept of marital rape cannot...

Analysing Barkha Dutt’s Defensive Comments About India’s Rape Culture

I happen to come across a viral video that has Barkha Dutt (NDTV reporter), Leslee Udwin (filmmaker, India's Daughter) and Norah O Connell (CBS)...

“Marital Rape Is NOT A Crime In India Because Marriage Is Sacred.” – GOI

The concept of marital rapes cannot be applied in India where marriage is 'sacred', govt said, adding there is no proposal to make it a criminal offence.

Feminist News Wrap: Transgenders Rights, POCSO & Pakistani Activist Mahmud

Along with reports of assault, rape and misogyny, this week has seen a significant number of positive updates too in terms of police action,...

Ellen Pao And Subtle Sexism At Workplace

Ellen Pao's case is important since it has brought out in open the issue of subtle sexism and how difficult it is to prove the same in the corporate sector.

Feminist News Wrap: First Female Bus Driver, Teesta Setalvad And FGM

Three law students of OP Jindal University, Sonipat gang-raped a 20-year-old student. In her complaint, the student told police that after the incident she was...

Feminist News Wrap: From Commodifying Women to Relaxing Child Labour Laws

This week has seen a variety of feminist news and news related to women – VHP leaders advise Hindu couples to have more children,...

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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.
5 Ismat Chughtai Stories That Highlight Women’s Issues Pertinent Today

5 Ismat Chughtai Stories That Highlight Women’s Issues Pertinent Today

Stories by Ismat Chughtai continue to unsettle readers for portraying what is still considered to be tabooed and obscene to civil society.
Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Being a son of a woman, who was a victim of Instant Triple Talaq (ITT), I am trying to understand the Muslim Women Act, in the context of ground reality.