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Urmisha Parmar’s Story Of Overcoming Financial Struggles | #SalonSector

This article traces the story of Urmisha Parmar and her navigation through financial obstacles and illness in her family.
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Sex Work As Work (Labour): Panel Discussion By SIAAP

A panel discussion on sex work as work (labour) was organised by South India AIDS Action Program (SIAAP) on September 23 in Chennai.
Krupa

How Krupa Tadvi Turned Her Life Around | #SalonSector

Krupa Tadvi belongs to a lower middle class joint family from Dev Nagar, where she has lived for 18 years.
Laying Bare Women's Personal Lives In Public Spaces

Laying Bare Women’s Personal Lives In Public Spaces

The unhealthy scrutiny of women in the workplace, stems from a sense of entitlement, where their personal lives are are laid bare.
Shehnaz

Shehnaz And Her Turbulent Journey To Self Determination | #SalonSector

Shehnaz is a single mother of two and a divorcee, and has had a long battle with depression and the search for financial stability.
Comic: Sexual Harassment In Beauty Parlours | #SalonSector

Comic: Sexual Harassment In Beauty Parlours | #SalonSector

This is the true story of three women (names changed) who applied to work at a unisex salon and were pressurised into performing sexual services.
Beauty Parlour

For Now, The Beauty Parlour Is Just A Refuge | #SalonSector

The beauty parlour was a refuge but not my real goal in life. I am fighting for transgender rights and hope to be a civil right activist
From Class 10 Dropout To Salon Entrepreneur: Ekta Modi | #SalonSector

From Class 10 Dropout To Salon Entrepreneur: Ekta Modi | #SalonSector

Ekta Modi got married young, and had to quash dreams of a higher education and was a Class 10 dropout. Today, she runs her own salon.

The Autobiography of a Sex Worker By Nalini Jameela: Book Review

Nalini Jameela lays out a powerful narration of the patriarchal oppression faced by women through her own experience as a sex worker.
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Unpaid Domestic Labour And The Invisibilisation Of Women’s Work

For real equality in the workplace and household, unpaid domestic labour needs to be legitimised and given due recognition.

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6 Films That tackle Mainstream Cinema’s Casteism

Standout films that tackled mainstream cinema’s casteism : for acknowledging caste; for giving voice to the experience of those caste groups.
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6 Books By Dalit Women Writers Exploring Lives Lived On The Margins Of Caste...

These Dalit women writers' narratives centre their lived experiences in a canon where their voices have been conspicuously absent.
Asexuality: Asexuality is a sexual orientation with a wide spectrum and has NO arbitrary definition. The spectrum extends from little or rare sexual attraction to no sexual attraction at all. There is no litmus test to determine if someone is asexual. Asexuality is like any other identity- at its core, it’s just a word that people use to help figure themselves out.

What Is Asexuality? These 8 Terms Will Help You Understand The Ace Spectrum

Asexuality is defined as someone who does not experience sexual attraction.