Sunday, December 8, 2019

When Global Meets The Local: On Why We Need More Women In Politics

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Powerful women in politics are judged more on what they wear and how they look, rather than on their opinions and actions. In addition to that, they also face resistance, stereotypes and discrimination in mainstream political spaces.

The Right To Know, Is The Right To Live: On The Need To Save...

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While the Lok Sabha passed The Right To Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, with 178 members voting in favour of the bill, and only 79 members voting against it, let us look back at the history of the Right to Information Act, which had been achieved through long struggles, still continuing till today.

Will Women Benefit From The Sitharaman Union Budget Of 2019?

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Nowhere did the Finance Minister mention a policy initiative in Union Budget 2019to enhance the labour force participation of women which has created ripples in many discourses on women’s economic empowerment.
Challenging Patriarchy In The 17th Lok Sabha Oath-Taking Ceremony

Challenging Patriarchy In The 17th Lok Sabha Oath-Taking Ceremony

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It would be justified to assert that Mahua Moitra, Nusrat Jahan and Mimi Chakraborty are tackling patriarchy in the Lok Sabha.
Meet Mahua Moitra: The First Time MP of Krishnanagar

Meet Mahua Moitra: The Trending MP of Krishnanagar

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Mahua Moitra, MP of Trinamool Congress rendered a powerful maiden speech talking about the seven signs of fascism under the BJP led NDA.
What The Modi Government Should Do For Indian Women?

What The Modi Government Should Do For Indian Women?

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The Narendra Modi-led government owes it to the electorate to use this historic mandate to ensure that Indian women can finally lead an equal, empowered, and dignified life.
Mekathoti Sucharita: The First Dalit Woman Minister Of Andhra Pradesh

Mekathoti Sucharita: The First Dalit Woman Minister Of Andhra Pradesh

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Mekathoti Sucharita from Prathipadu is making history by being the first Dalit Woman Minister in the cabinet of YSRCP in Andhra Pradesh.
Why The Women's Reservation Bill Is The Need Of The Hour

Why The Women’s Reservation Bill Is The Need Of The Hour

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Reservations for women from Other Backward Classes (OBCs) has not been incorporated within the Bill, despite receiving recommendations from the Report examining the 1996 Women's Reservation Bill.
Meet the 6 Women in the Council of Ministers

Meet The 6 Women Politicians Who Have Become 2019 Cabinet Ministers

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Six women swore in as cabinet ministers. Here is a list of these women with their portfolios and a brief account of their political careers.
Chandrani Murmu BJD Odisha Youngest MP Woman Tribal ST 2019

Meet Chandrani Murmu: The Tribal Woman Who Is Now India’s Youngest Ever MP

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The 2019 elections gave us the 25-Year-Old Chandrani Murmu who created history by becoming the youngest MP in India’s History.

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Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

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In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.