The contributions of the women and trans women mayors who have transformed their cities is even more remarkable due to additional struggles.
Both Priyanka Gandhi And Kamala Harris have faced some of the most trenchant opposition not based on their merit, but on everything else.
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.
संविधान सभा में हम उन प्रमुख पंद्रह महिला सदस्यों का योगदान आसानी से भुला चुके है या यों कहें कि हमने कभी इसे याद करने या तलाशने की जहमत नहीं की| तो आइये जानते है उन पन्द्रह भारतीय महिलाओं के बारे में जिन्होंने संविधान निर्माण में अपना अमूल्य योगदान दिया है|
We have to have more women in parliament simply because the only progressive way for a country to move forward on the road of development is to have diverse lawmakers.
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।