Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez And Her Refreshing Deviance In Politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez And Her Refreshing Deviance In Politics

Our political leaders in India would do good to take a leaf out of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's book, and be fiercer in using their power to bring about qualitative change instead of endorsing quantitative data which is becoming increasingly easy to see through.
National Women's Party: The Indian Demand For A Representative Government

National Women’s Party: The Indian Demand For A Representative Government

The National Women's Party is all set to challenge the male-dominated arena of politics.
The Promise Of Gender Rights: Primer On The Election Manifestos Of 2019

The Promise Of Gender Rights: Primer On The Election Manifestos Of 2019

While it is naïve to believe that election manifestos win seats in India, it still remains an expression of commitments for parties, and in theory at least, allows citizens to hold parties accountable to more transparent, fair and accountable governance.
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.
Women's Groups Protest For 33% Reservation In The Parliament

Women’s Groups Protest For 33% Reservation In The Parliament

Hundreds of women assembled to demand passage of the long awaited 33% Reservation Bill in the monsoon session of the Lok Sabha​.
Why Are 21 Million Women Voters Missing From The Electoral Rolls?

Why Are 21 Million Women Voters Missing From The Electoral Rolls?

The number of women voters missing from the statistics show that there are important gendered differences in voter registration and turnout that must be necessarily scrutinised to understand patterns of disenfranchisement.

Who Decides The Definition Of Rape?

Historically, Indian law has defined the non-consensual penetration of the penis into vagina as ‘rape’.
Challenging Patriarchy In The 17th Lok Sabha Oath-Taking Ceremony

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

It would be justified to assert that Mahua Moitra, Nusrat Jahan and Mimi Chakraborty are tackling patriarchy in the Lok Sabha.
Jayalalithaa

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.
Manel At Lokmat Parliamentary Awards

The Lokmat Parliamentary Awards And The Manel That Judges Them

By the reckoning of the Lokmat Parliamentary Awards, men are non-gender specific MPs, women supposedly need their own award category.

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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.