From the constable to minister, power and authority are shielded at every level in this country. This is what enforces impunity which keeps gender and class imbalances intact. How it is then possible that perpetual violence has been unleashed against a selected few groups and no one objects to it? What we are witnessing everyday is a normalisation of political impunity.
Modi’s politics of yoga is a clear example of gaslighting, allowing him to invisibilise the functioning of oppressive structures in a way that calling yoga a form of cultural capital for the Hindutva movement seems like a “stretch.”
Hindutva feminism is set up in a way to allow women to be a part of the Hindutva movement without posing any challenges or threat to its male counterpart and the leaders within it.
Since 22nd June 2018, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, has been trolled on twitter over her apparent silence on the controversial matter involving the issuing of passports to an inter-faith couple in Uttar Pradesh.
विश्व आर्थिक मंच की एक रिपोर्ट के मुताबिक भारतीय संसद में महिलाओं की भागीदारी अपने पड़ोसी देशों से भी कम है।
On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
25 years after women were given 33% reservation in local self-governance bodies, many women sarpanchs remain faceless wives and daughters-in-law.
The relevance of Ghashriam Kotwal’s critique of a totalitarian right-wing assumes a significant relevance at this political juncture.
When I became an activist with Students For Free Tibet, I realized even my citizenship was a privilege which I had to use to help those without.
Should we celebrate Nirmala Sitharaman’s victory as a sign of women’s “empowerment”? Having women visible in politics isn't enough to encourage equitable outcomes for women.