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.
Post COVID-19 For Women In Work: Perspectives From India

Post COVID-19 For Women In Work: Perspectives From India

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Following the COVID-19 lockdown, most paid care work services within the household has been suspended, shifting the burden of the household on the women and young girls.
The Pandemic Is A Timely Reminder Of The Issues Faced By ASHA Workers

The Pandemic Is A Timely Reminder Of The Issues Faced By ASHA Workers

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ASHA workers are yet not provided with personal protective equipment or safety gears. The safety totally depends upon a bottle of sanitizer and 6 hours disposal mask.
What Does Social Distancing Mean For Sex Workers And Their Future?

What Does Social Distancing Hold For Sex Workers And Their Future?

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As social distancing plays out, these women are finding the cost too high to bear. How does one conduct business which largely involves physical closeness and intimacy in the days of social distancing?
Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

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Mica is used in eyeshades, lipsticks, mascara, nail polish, blush and many such cosmetic products. 60% of the high-quality mica that goes into the cosmetic industry is sourced from India and most of it comes from scrap mining.
Congratulations, You Made It. You Are A Pressure Cooker!

Congratulations, You Made It. You Are A Pressure Cooker!

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I feel, there is a unconscious gender stereotyping that runs deeper in our psyche every time, we gift a woman a pressure cooker. Ask yourself, would you ever gift a pressure cooker to a man unless he is particularly interested in cooking?
COVID-19 Lockdown: Domestic Workers And A Class-Caste Divide

COVID-19 Lockdown: Domestic Workers And A Class-Caste Divide

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As domestic workers are rendered jobless and without financial and social security—the halted urban maid express exposes deep-rooted prejudices.

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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.
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.
Same-Sex Marriage In India: Unveiling The Marriage Project

Same-Sex Marriage In India: Unveiling The Marriage Project

Marriage Project is a legal project that aims to legalize same-sex marriage in India. According to Guruswamy and Katju, there is a legal and social aspect to this project.