How Difficult Is Menstrual Hygiene Management For Women Workers In Indian Textile Industry

How Difficult Is Menstrual Hygiene Management For Women Workers In Indian Textile Industry

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Ironically, factories of this flourishing industry are not even equipped with basic amenities required for effective menstrual hygiene management.
'If Only You’d Listen': Testimonial Injustice Against Women At Work

‘If Only You’d Listen’: Testimonial Injustice Against Women At Work

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Simply put, a woman cannot rise in ranks at work because what she has to say holds little value to her audience. Here's a look at Miranda Fricker's concept of testimonial injustice.
Coronavirus And The Unpaid Labour Of Women

Coronavirus And The Unpaid Labour Of Women

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There is often a gendered division even when both men and women perform domestic labour, with girls/women taking up tasks of cleaning more often, given the fact that it has to deal with dirt.
Increased Working Hours For Women Garment Workers—The Final Nail In The Coffin

Increased Working Hours For Women Garment Workers—The Final Nail In The Coffin

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“A lot of women from our factory have gone back home due to coronavirus and their salaries have not been given. These new working hours will only add to our woes”, said Sandhya, a garment factory worker in Bengaluru.
The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam's Women Weavers

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam’s Women Weavers

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In a world that is marred with COVID-19, India has been in a lockdown and the practice of physical distancing is in practice. This has severely impacted these women weavers who have lost their livelihood and space of solidarity.
Does The POSH Act Apply When Working From Home During Lockdown?

Does The POSH Act Apply When Working From Home During Lockdown?

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We do have a mechanism which combats sexual harassment at workplace without being constrained by physical obstacles due to the Coronavirus lockdown.
Coronavirus 'Stay At Home' Advice Or Another Excuse For Slut Shaming?

Coronavirus ‘Stay At Home’ Advice Or Another Excuse For Slut Shaming?

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Slut shaming is a patriarchal tactic of stigmatizing or slandering women whose sexual conduct is perceived as falling out-of-line of the patriarchal script of sexual propriety, or so-called ‘virtuous’ femininity.
Ungendering The Gendered Imbalance Of Expectations From Working Mothers

Ungendering The Gendered Imbalance Of Expectations From Working Mothers

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And after the Great Indian Lockdown due to Covid-19, which left thousands homeless and jobless, Working mothers fear for their incomes and jobs which had already been hanging by a thread in the past.
Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.
Mothers' Day: Let Us Not Celebrate Women's Exploitation

Mothers’ Day: Let Us Not Celebrate Women’s Exploitation

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Capitalism keeps reinventing its forms of exploitation, be it by creating separate spheres of work or the globalised world of financial capitalism.

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The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam's Women Weavers

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam’s Women Weavers

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In a world that is marred with COVID-19, India has been in a lockdown and the practice of physical distancing is in practice. This has severely impacted these women weavers who have lost their livelihood and space of solidarity.
CarryMinati, Queerphobia And Other Masculine Stereotypes On Social Media

CarryMinati, Queerphobia And Other Masculine Stereotypes On Social Media

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Internalised queerphobia and masculine stereotypes are rampant in our society. It is present in the languages we use, the dress codes we follow and the people or content we fear calling out.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.