Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Rio Olympics 2016: Feminism’s Victory Or Just A Temporary Euphoria?

Rio Olympics 2016: Feminism’s Victory Or Just A Temporary Euphoria?

We all sang praises of all of these amazing women who rocked at this year’s Olympics, but does that mean that the Olympics have gotten rid of the ever-so-prevalent sexism?
On PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik: Do Women Have To "Prove" Their Worthiness To Live? sportswomen

On PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik: Do Women Have To “Prove” Their Worthiness To...

The fact that two women had to "prove their worthiness" by winning Olympic medals for you to give attention to the abnormal low sex ratio in our country is an extremely problematic narrative.

PV Sindhu’s Win Made Me Sob Uncontrollably With Anger

PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik did not win at the Olympics because of India, they won despite it.

Book Review: Ace Against Odds By Sania Mirza

Ace against odds is the autobiography penned down by Sania with the help of her father and mentor Imran Mirza and sports journalist Shivani Gupta.

7 Times Media Coverage of Rio Olympics was Sexist and It’s Only Day 5

Women athletes from all over the world are crushing it at Rio Olympics 2016, but global media is still showing us that sexism is alive and well, kicking. Yes, this is 2016.

Your Handy Guide to Indian Sportswomen at Rio Olympics 2016

India will be at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro from 5th- 21st August with their largest ever contingent, after the 83-strong team at London Olympics in 2012. The Indian Olympic Association is sending 124 athletes to Rio in 15 sports competing in 64 events, out of which 56 are women. Below is the complete list of Indian sports women competing in 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio with information on the schedule too. The games begin tomorrow, i.e. 5th august 2016.
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In Photos: Shahabad, Where Indian Women’s Hockey Stars Are Born

In photos: The story of one academy, the so-called ‘Nursery of Indian women’s hockey’, is nothing short of a fairy-tale.
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Inside Shahabad: The Nursery of Indian Women’s Hockey Where Stars Are Born

Inside Shahabad: the sleepy highway town in Haryana where Indian women’s hockey stars are born.
Misogyny In Sports Makes Me Feel Like A Broken Tape Recorder*

Misogyny In Sports Makes Me Feel Like A Broken Tape Recorder*

Bernie Ecclestone claims that female drivers won’t be taken seriously in Formula One.
What The 2016 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Means For Feminism

What The 2016 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Means For Feminism

Although India lost, this World Cup was a victory for women's cricket.

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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.
Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Asexuality is often misinterpreted as a lack of sex by society, this leads to conflict between the asexual community and the society at large.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.