Wednesday, September 18, 2019
unpaid domestic work

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.

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.
Female Directors in South Asia

These Are 10 Of The Most Interesting Female Directors In South Asia Right Now!

With every international film festival held, the question gets more pressing. Where are the female directors?
Caste Bias in Private Sector

Analysing The Caste Bias In Private Sector Employment

The private sector prides itself on being "beyond" caste, class & gender barriers. Why then, are most firms dominated by the savarna castes?
Why Is Sex Work Not Seen As Work

Why Is Sex Work Not Seen As Work? – Part 1

Sex work is adult consensual provision of sexual services for money. What part of this definition challenges the notion of work?
Arranging to Touch Base For Those With Disability

Notes From A Sex Worker On Providing Services To Clients With Disability

I’ve been a sex worker for over 20 years. Some of my clients are people who were born with or have gotten a disability.
The Gender Pay Gap: Unequal Pay for Equal Work | Feminism In India

The Gender Pay Gap: Unequal Pay for Equal Work

Companies need to invest in sensitizing people to the issue of the gender pay gap and how our conditioning can influence it.
economy

Where Do Women Figure In The Indian Economy?

Recent trends and debates point to an overwhelming need for effective measures to increase the participation of women in the Indian economy.

In Posters: Know All About Sexual Harassment At The Workplace And The Law

Partners for Law in Development (PLD) developed a set of two posters on sexual harassment at the workplace and the law.
Domestic Workers In India Have No Laws Protecting Their Rights

Domestic Workers In India Have No Laws Protecting Their Rights

In tandem with the idea of domestic work not being “real labour”, is the fact that Indian labour laws don't cater to domestic workers.

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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.