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A deeper reflection on the Haji Ali case: Is Sufism disappearing from the Indian Dargahs?

Aug 28, 2016

A deeper reflection on the Haji Ali case: Is Sufism disappearing from the Indian Dargahs?

Is Sufism dying out even at the Dargahs and Khanqahs (Sufi shrines), which imbibed an egalitarian tradition of inclusiveness? #Feminism #India #Religion #Islam #ConnectTheDots #Bombay High Court #Women #Haji Ali Dargah #Muslims #Sufism #sanctum sanctorum
Haji Ali and entry of women: With one move, Bombay HC has struck at the roots of oppressive religious practices

Aug 27, 2016

Haji Ali and entry of women: With one move, Bombay HC has struck at the roots of oppressive religious practices

The bench, however, has granted a six-week stay on the order on a request by the Haji Ali Dargah Trust to enable it to go on appeal before the Supreme Court. #Feminism #Islam #InMyOpinion #Bombay High Court #Maharashtra #Protectionism #Haji Ali #sexism #Menstruation #Gender Roles #Shani Shingnapur Temple #Haji Ali ruling
Maneka Gandhi's remark on paternity leave is justified as most men don't perform domestic work

Aug 26, 2016

Maneka Gandhi's remark on paternity leave is justified as most men don't perform domestic work

Paternity leave is important in theory because it establishes the fact that child care is the responsibility of both husband and wife. However, Gandhi’s apprehension is also justifiable. #Feminism #CriticalPoint #Gender equality #maternity leave #Paternity leave #Child care #Gender Roles
Watch: Helen Mirren natural sass can be seen in this old interview with Michael Parkinson

Aug 24, 2016

Watch: Helen Mirren natural sass can be seen in this old interview with Michael Parkinson

Helen Mirren's first interview was with iconic journalist Michael Parkinson in 1975 shows how the Oscar winning actress handles any sexist questions that are thrown her way. #Feminism #Helen Mirren #Dame Helen Mirren #Michael Parkinson #Helen Mirren Interview
Manipur should take the struggle over from Irom Sharmila instead of abandoning her

Aug 10, 2016

Manipur should take the struggle over from Irom Sharmila instead of abandoning her

Shame on the people of Manipur who made Irom Sharmila feel dejected by preventing her from entering Kaisampat area of Imphal town. #Politics #Feminism #India #CriticalPoint #Hunger strike #Manipur #Women #Gender equality #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #fast #Human Rights #Kaisampat
Far from picture perfect: How Bollywood film posters depict actresses

Aug 07, 2016

Far from picture perfect: How Bollywood film posters depict actresses

The last few years have been marked by positive portrayals of women in cinema, and better representation of women onscreen. How women appear on posters is merely a reflection of the attitude to their presence in cinema. Will the figure of the wilting heroine badly in need of an energy shot gradually disappear from posters of Bollywood films? #Bollywood #Feminism #Ranveer Singh #James Bond #Rom-coms #sexism #misogyny #FWeekend #film posters #sexist film posters #misogyny in film posters #Bond films #Bollywood heroines #depiction of Bollywood heroines #Bollywood film posters
Watch: Coimbatore salon opens its doors to transgenders

Aug 03, 2016

Watch: Coimbatore salon opens its doors to transgenders

The owner of Luxx Salon and Spa claims that it's the first initiative of it's kind in the country, a modern unisex salon and gym, with it's doors open to the third gender. Watch this video to learn more! #Feminism #Supreme Court of India #equality #Gender equality #Transgender #Third gender #jio #Shareworthy