भारतीय राजनीति में कब बढ़ेगी महिलाओं की भागीदारी?

विश्व आर्थिक मंच की एक रिपोर्ट के मुताबिक भारतीय संसद में महिलाओं की भागीदारी अपने पड़ोसी देशों से भी कम है।

All Sexist & Communalist Remarks by Politicians On Dadri Lynching

Post the Dadri lynching case, we heard a lot of ministers and politicians giving insensitive statements and jumping to conclusions one after the other. Mahesh...
What Have We Gained From #NotInMyName | Feminism in India

What Have We Gained From #NotInMyName

Now that the #NotInMyName protest is over, the unrest has settled, similar questions have been lingering in our minds- is it going to die out like every other time?
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Ghashiram Kotwal

Ghashiram Kotwal: Interrogating The Rise Of The Shiv Sena

The relevance of Ghashriam Kotwal’s critique of a totalitarian right-wing assumes a significant relevance at this political juncture.
Women and Politics: Women Voters Are Higher Than Men But Female Representation In Politics Is Still low.

Women and Politics: Women Voters Are Higher Than Men But Why Is Female Representation...

When it comes to women and politics, it becomes apparent that women are gravely underrepresented in the decision making process of the country as the state of female participation is extremely poor.
Yoga-tta Be Kidding Me: Capitalism and Gaslighting in Modi’s India

Yoga-tta Be Kidding Me: Capitalism and Gaslighting in Modi’s India

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.”
Political Impunity To Rapists & Murderers

Garlanding Murderers & Felicitating Rapists: Political Impunity In India

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.
Amit Shah at the BJP elections

Dear Amit Shah: We Don’t Need Anti-Romeo Squads

At the core of this mindset lies the assumption that women need "protection" because, god forbid, what if they exercise their right to choose their own partners for love or for marriage? The horror!

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.

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Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

More than half the Tamil movies I watched had extremely light-skinned women from the North playing the roles of 'typical' Tamil women.
How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

When it comes to rape, Tamil cinema cannot seem to get the message right. There are hundreds of movies where rape is reduced to just a joke.
How I Learnt To Not Be Flattered By Objectification

How I Learnt To Not Be Flattered By Objectification

I began to wonder whether Bollywood had gotten it all wrong – was objectification really a compliment? Weren’t there more respectful ways to appreciate someone’s appearance?