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emotional labour

Emotional Labour: What Is It, And Why Do Women Bear The Brunt Of It?

The ability to perform emotional labour is often seen as an inherent quality of women workers, consistent with the gendered notion that women are naturally more nurturing.
Magalir Mattum, an all-female starrer, is the first Tamil movie to deal with the sensitive issue of sexual harassment at workplace.

Magalir Mattum (1994) Continues To Get The Feminist Approval All The Way In 2018

Magalir Mattum, an all-female starrer, is the first Tamil movie to deal with the sensitive issue of sexual harassment at workplace.
Feminist Economics: How To Battle The Apathy Of Textbook Economics

Feminist Economics: How To Battle The Apathy Of Textbook Economics

Feminist economics must struggle with the project of inclusion and locate the standpoints of the marginalized.
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?
These 5 Initiatives By Tech Giants Are Increasing The Participation Of Women In STEM

These 5 Initiatives By Tech Giants Are Increasing The Participation Of Women In STEM

Many tech giants took a step forward to remove the gender gap in their organisations and have introduced programs for women in STEM.
working mother

What Does It Mean To Be A Working Mother In A Rural Community?

We must unpack what it means to be a working mother rather than celebrating the double burden of labour that such women are subjected to.

Bangalore Traffic Police ‘Advises’ Women To Stay At Home

Behold, the Bangalore Traffic Police has the solution to all road problems - women stay at home!
"Ditch The Sympathy, Bring Your Appetite!" Says Burn Survivors Of Writer's Cafe

“Ditch The Sympathy, Bring Your Appetite!” Say Burn Survivors Of Writer’s Cafe

The Writer's Cafe is run byseven women burn survivors who speak candidly about the new lease on life granted by this employment opportunity.
Workers Strike Nationwide Against Labour Law Reforms

Workers Strike Nationwide Against Labour Law Reforms

Thousands of workers, from both organised and unorganised sectors, gathered for the All India General Strike (8-9 January) in New Delhi to protest against the reforms in labour law made by the current ruling BJP government.
Watch: Sexual Harassment At The Workplace In India | #MakeMyWorkplaceSafe

Watch: Sexual Harassment At The Workplace In India | #MakeMyWorkplaceSafe

This video is a brief history of the activism and laws in place to combat sexual harassment at the workplace, from the Bhanwari Devi Case in 1992 to the current Sexual Harassment At The Workplace Act 2013.

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Reclaiming Motherhood: Parenting Beyond Gender

Reclaiming Motherhood: Parenting Beyond Gender

This systematic seclusion of women from the realm of art has been practiced under the belief that motherhood is an art. Is motherhood an art?

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.
Sikh names are empowering in nature, they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restricts them.

Sikh Names: Beyond Gender, Caste And Patriarchy

Sikh names are empowering – they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restrict them.