Wednesday, July 17, 2019
"Highest Number of Women MPs in History": What This Means For Women Representation In 2019

“Highest Number of Women MPs in History”: What This Means For Women Representation In...

The 17th Lok Sabha elections gave us 78 women MPs, highest in our nation’s history. Lets see who are these women and what are their politics!
A Not-So-Patriot Act The Undue Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

A Not-So-Patriot Act: The Unwarranted Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

Predictably, in this hostile environment, the newest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act was met with over-the-top and ridiculous outrage, complete with nastiness online, calls to boycott Netflix, and a harsh critique of Minhaj

How Jayalalithaa Combatted the Sexism in Tamil Nadu Politics

Jayalalithaa’s life is testimony to the difficulty that women in politics might face – especially those that do not come from politically established families. Given the patriarchal structure of the family, women are expected to balance a home and work life, something that is difficult in a career in politics.
Chandrani Murmu BJD Odisha Youngest MP Woman Tribal ST 2019

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

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

‘Hindutva Feminism’ And Its Rhetoric Of Hatred & Exclusion

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.
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.
Meet Ashwathi Rajappan: India's First Openly Intersex Person To Contest In The Lok Sabha Elections

Meet Ashwathi Rajappan: India’s First Openly Intersex Person To Contest In The Lok...

Ashwathi Rajappan has filed their nomination from Ernakulam constituency where a high profile contest between major parties, the Indian National Congress and Communist Party of India (Marxist), is underway.

We Need To Stop Viewing Women As The Flag-Bearers Of Nationalism

The new President tweeted his notion of the ideal Indian woman, and it is fraught with harmful notions of honour, labour and nationalism.
Meet the 6 Women in the Council of Ministers

Meet The 6 Women Politicians Who Have Become 2019 Cabinet Ministers

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.
Here Is Why Delhi Students Are Running A Bus Campaign Against BJP

Here Is Why Delhi Students Are Running A Bus Campaign Against BJP

The best part of our bus campaign against bjp was that not a single bus driver or conductor stopped us and we got overwhelming responses from the public.

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Anuradha Koirala: The Woman Who Rescued More Than 12,000 Girls From Sex Trafficking

Anuradha Koirala has rescued 12,000 girls in her journey of 20 years. It is believed that 12,000 is the same number of girls and women trafficked to India each year.

Here Is A Step By Step Guide To Manage Savarna Privilege

The current regime that gleams on the suffering of minorities has given us a new brand of thinkers and activists, and to understand this phenomenon we have to confront Savarna Feminism.
10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements We Should Be Celebrating

10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements In 2018 We Should Be Celebrating

While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 2018.