Thursday, November 14, 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.
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.
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.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
5 Sikh Women In History You Should Know About

5 Sikh Women In History You Should Know About

Sikh women have a long history of fighting patriarchy, enacting radical change, and taking up leadership roles.
Ezhava And Proud – 23 Years After Hiding My Caste From The World

Ezhava And Proud—23 Years After Hiding My Caste From The World

I am writing this for the 8-year-old child feeling ashamed and for women like my mother who made her child understand the implications of belonging to an oppressed lower caste.