Motherhood and Benevolent Misogyny

"These days, sexism is a bit like Meryl Streep, in a new film: sometimes you don’t recognise it straightaway. You can be up to...

Tear the Nexus: On the ongoing assault at Jadavpur University

The recent uprising of the students at Jadavpur University, standing up on the face of a hostile administration that is leaving no stones unturned...

A game of target naming: On Deepika, Shweta & Suzette

Let's play a game! That game would be victim-blaming, female shaming, target naming, scapegoat framing. All of them sides of the same multi-dimensional terrestrial...
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On the Mary Kom Biopic

This article goes on to explain the subtle and often hidden racist intents in mainstream Indian cinema which exoticises the Oriental.

Globalization and Women Workers in India: A Troubled Relationship?

A short research article explaining how women workers have found themselves at a greater disadvantage post globalization.

Will you marry a “Raped” girl?

The problematic use of "raped" girl in the recent video by WTF India calls on people to reflect on how we perceive a survivor of sexual harassment.

An open letter to the Founder of IITIIMshaadi.com

IITIIMshaadi, a matrimonial website for men to search women from a relatively reputed institute to ensure patriarchal balance stays intact.
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On Airtel Boss Ad: (And We Could Have It All) Our Empire of Dirt

Examples from the latest Airtel Boss ad and India Nooyi's statement, a deep analysis of why only women should have it all?

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The AR Rahman Controversy And Hijab As A Political Symbol

The AR Rahman Controversy And Hijab As A Political Symbol

The legendary musician AR Rahman‘s daughter made a public appearance wearing hijab, bringing hijab into the limelight with a lot of discourse around it.
Valentine’s Day At DU: Worshipping A Virgin Tree And Objectifying Women

Valentine’s Day At DU: Worshipping A Virgin Tree And Objectifying Women

Hindu College boys’ hostel organises the ‘virgin tree puja’ and the male students belonging to the Anga wing of the hostel in St. Stephen’s take the Angha oath on the night of Valentine’s Day, every year.

Don’t Let Marriage Hold You Back: In Conversation With Anita Peter

Anita Peter is a Mohiniyattam performer and the founder of Lasya Drutha, Center for performing and fine arts foundation in Telangana. In May 2017, she did an 8000 km expedition from Kashmir to Kanyakumari riding her Harley Street 750 to carry her social initiative ‘I Pledge- Awareness for change’.