Supreme Court Evicts Adivasis Forcibly And Rejects Claims Over Forest Lands

Supreme Court Evicts Adivasis Forcibly And Rejects Claims Over Forest Lands

The Supreme Court directed all States to evict nearly one million Adivasis whose claims over forest land have been rejected.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez And Her Refreshing Deviance In Politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez And Her Refreshing Deviance In Politics

Our political leaders in India would do good to take a leaf out of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's book, and be fiercer in using their power to bring about qualitative change instead of endorsing quantitative data which is becoming increasingly easy to see through.
Why The Indifference To Sexual Assault of Women in Trains?

Why The Indifference To Sexual Assault Of Women In Trains?

Trigger warning: Sexual assault Posted by Gayatri Devi Sexual harassment of women and girls inside Indian...
What Led Me To Start Lotus STEMM: Grassroot Non-Profit Leadership And Networking Platform for South Asian Women | #DesiSTEMinist

What Led Me To Start Lotus STEMM: Grassroot Non-Profit Leadership And Networking Platform for...

With Lotus STEMM, my hope is that young women will have an avenue to be exposed to various careers in STEMM, be it through stories of trailblazing South Asian women, or mentorship of a young graduate student to help guide her in navigating her parents, society and community pressures.
Nishanti Sudhakar On How Gender Bias Begins At Home | #DesiSTEMinist

Nishanti Sudhakar On How Gender Bias Begins At Home | #DesiSTEMinist

Perhaps the gender bias is not so much in the workplace as we had imagined, but more so at home. Being constantly told at an early age that they need to focus on family over all else because that is what women are meant to do can have a rippling effect in performance in later years due to the anxiety built through the conditioning.
Why I Was In Denial About Experiencing Intimate Partner Abuse

Why I Was In Denial About Experiencing Intimate Partner Abuse

Here is what no one told me about having boundaries violated by an intimate partner – you find yourself tied down in a tiresome, inconsistent cycle of love and of loss on one hand and of hate and anger, on the other.
Being Muslim in India Aftermath of Pulwama

Being Muslim In The Aftermath Of The Pulwama Attack: A Glimpse Into The Hatred...

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.
How To Build Inclusive Technology? | #DesiSTEMinist

How To Build Inclusive Technology? | #DesiSTEMinist

Interview with technologist Chinmayi SK who created a manual for building inclusive technology platforms.
दोराहे पर खड़े युवा और उनकी यौनिकता

दोराहे पर खड़े युवा और उनकी यौनिकता

भारत में ऐसी कोई सर्वे रिपोर्ट बेहद सीमित मात्रा में उपलब्ध है, जिससे यह पता चलता है कि कितने युवक-युवतियों के शादी से पहले संबंध रहे है| पर ये सीमित आंकडें कोई पुख्ता तस्वीर सामने लाने के लिए काफी नहीं है|
Why Do Delhi's Unmarried Women Resist Going To A Gynaecologist

Why Are Unmarried Women In Delhi Uncomfortable Visiting A Gynaecologist?

As low as 1% of unmarried women said they had received information about sexual health from their mothers, doctors or government campaigns.

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Reading Caste In Holi: The Burning Of Holika, A Bahujan Woman

Every Holi, we burn Holika – a Bahujan woman. Our festivals are based on Vedic & Puranic stories which suppress stories of the lower castes.
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The Holi Grail – It’s Time To Stop Playing Holi Songs That Normalize Harassment

Holi songs reflect a disturbing rape culture where men are portrayed as deriving pleasure from harassment and women from being harassed.
Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

While the centre of the series remains the rich and elite class of Delhi, the focus of Made in Heaven remains to be the issues which are often swept under the carpet and closeted.