Feminist Solidarity To Sharjeel Imam

Feminist Solidarity To Sharjeel Imam

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Sharjeel Imam, a vivid scholar from premier Jawaharlal Nehru University and an early activist and participant in the Shaheen Bagh protest has been in jail for more than 90 days now.

The ‘Bois Locker Room’ and How You’re Not The Exception

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In the past 48 hours, screenshots of chats from an Instagram group called the ‘bois locker room' have flooded social media platforms and peppered Instagram stories.
Workers of a digital world unite to advance privacy, dignity and autonomy during COVID-19

Workers Of A Digital World Unite To Advance Privacy, Dignity And Autonomy During COVID-19

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The Aarogya Setu app which was initially touted as a voluntary measure has effectively been made mandatory for gig workers and government employees.
Post COVID-19 For Women In Work: Perspectives From India

Post COVID-19 For Women In Work: Perspectives From India

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Following the COVID-19 lockdown, most paid care work services within the household has been suspended, shifting the burden of the household on the women and young girls.
Nilima Ghose: First Indian Female Track Athlete To Compete At The Olympics | #IndianWomenInHistory

Nilima Ghose: First Indian Female Track Athlete To Compete At The Olympics | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Nilima Ghose, along with Mary D’Souza, were the first Indian women to qualify and compete as Olympic athletes. Since Ghose’s heat preceded D’Souza’s in the 100 m race, she is considered to be the first Indian female track athlete to compete at the Olympics.
The Pandemic Is A Timely Reminder Of The Issues Faced By ASHA Workers

The Pandemic Is A Timely Reminder Of The Issues Faced By ASHA Workers

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ASHA workers are yet not provided with personal protective equipment or safety gears. The safety totally depends upon a bottle of sanitizer and 6 hours disposal mask.
What Does Social Distancing Mean For Sex Workers And Their Future?

What Does Social Distancing Hold For Sex Workers And Their Future?

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As social distancing plays out, these women are finding the cost too high to bear. How does one conduct business which largely involves physical closeness and intimacy in the days of social distancing?
How Does BJP Use Biological Determinism To Oppress India's Minorities?

How Does BJP Use Biological Determinism To Oppress India’s Minorities?

Even at the national level, biological determinism is politically used to reinforce power relationships and keep the marginalized excluded from resources.
Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

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Mica is used in eyeshades, lipsticks, mascara, nail polish, blush and many such cosmetic products. 60% of the high-quality mica that goes into the cosmetic industry is sourced from India and most of it comes from scrap mining.
Earth Day In A Covid-19 Hit World

Earth Day In A Covid-19 Hit World

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Earth Day came to be celebrated on April 22nd every year following a massive oil spill off the coast of California in 1969 that pushed many environmentalists to fight against environmental degradation.

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Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

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Mica is used in eyeshades, lipsticks, mascara, nail polish, blush and many such cosmetic products. 60% of the high-quality mica that goes into the cosmetic industry is sourced from India and most of it comes from scrap mining.
The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam's Women Weavers

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam’s Women Weavers

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In a world that is marred with COVID-19, India has been in a lockdown and the practice of physical distancing is in practice. This has severely impacted these women weavers who have lost their livelihood and space of solidarity.
Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.