Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Sexism Is In The Air: Female Flight Attendants Await Their Feminist Revolution

Using Female flight attendants to sexually titillate the passengers is result of a deeply sexist mindset which has resulted in the aviation industry having an unequal and unsafe work environment.

Here’s How Dalit Women In Paalaguttapalle Sustain Through Droughts

The lovely customized bags and the bottle of pickles which they sell, are more than mere products for their customers. For them, it is hope and love packaged all the way from Andhra and they never fail to testify its warmth on social media platforms.
Are Women Law-Upholders Truly Safe In Our Country?

Are Women Law-Upholders Truly Safe In Our Country?

With cis-men dominating workplaces and getting first access to resources and opportunities, do and non-binary and women law-upholders really get a leg, arm or even an adequate foot up to compete fairly in workplaces?
How These 5 Women Nurses From Rural Communities Are Challenging The Status Quo

How These 5 Women Nurses From Rural Communities Are Challenging The Status Quo

The nurses are trying to address the issues we are facing because of the dearth of doctors and their unavailability in rural areas. They make primary healthcare services available as efficiently as doctors and are able to communicate more effectively in the local dialect as they belong to the same community.
How Progressive Is Zomato's Parental Leave Policy?

How Progressive Is Zomato’s Parental Leave Policy?

While Zomato’s policy, though limited, is a step in the right direction, it would still not be applicable to the delivery team.
That Women Are Risk-Averse Is A Bias That's Hurting Female-Led Businesses

Why The Bias That Women Are Risk-Averse Is A Just A Myth

One of the most common stereotypes that has come our way so far, is the belief that women entrepreneurs are risk-averse.
Why Is It Harder For Women To Survive In The Corporate Sector?

Why Should It Be Harder For Women To Survive In The Corporate Sector?

The corporate sector has always had a reputation for being sexist. This sexism arises from an implicit bias against women.

SEWA Federation: Helping Women Support Women’s Cooperatives

Self-reliance and economic empowerment of women working in the informal economy have been the SEWA Federation’s larger mission.
In Photos: Meet 5 Women Smashing Patriarchy With Their Unstereotypical Jobs

In Photos: Meet 5 Women Smashing Patriarchy With Their Unstereotypical Jobs

Women are knocking down stereotypes in previously self-proclaimed male-dominated roles by taking on path-breaking, unstereotypical jobs across sectors that many might term as unconventional choices.

Meet The Working Class Women of Pune

As 63% of womenfrom the thickest communities in Pune express being conditioned to pursue daily-wages work, they actively contribute to a narrative of working class women, which is often found missing in the politics of feminism.

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Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

If you want to see what that looks like on screen, you should watch Section 375, a courtroom thriller about sexual assault in the #MeToo era, a film that supposedly presents a “balanced” perspective, but ultimately sides with the accused.
What People Don't Tell You About Stretch Marks And PCOS

What People Don’t Tell You About Stretch Marks And PCOS

While people were quick to point out that stretch marks look ugly, or to ask how did I get them at such a young age in the first place, they never told me that stretch marks can be a symptom of PCOS.
St. Francis College, Hyderabad Takes Body Policing To A New Level

St Francis College, Hyderabad Takes Body Policing To A New Level

Recently, there has been a recorded incident about how the principal of St Francis College, Hyderabad, where girls have been asked to come to college only wearing kurtis “below” their knees in length.