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Pink is a rare Bollywood film that goes beyond gender even while championing feminism

Sep 20, 2016

Pink is a rare Bollywood film that goes beyond gender even while championing feminism

What the feminist movement really strives for is equality at every level. In Pink, you see glimpses of this. #Amitabh Bachchan #Bollywood #Feminism #Pink #Women's issues #Tapsee Pannu #Anuradha Roy Chowdhury
Govt to oppose triple talaq practice in Supreme Court on grounds of women's rights

Sep 18, 2016

Govt to oppose triple talaq practice in Supreme Court on grounds of women's rights

The Centre will be opposing in the Supreme Court the triple talaq practice on the grounds of women's rights. #Feminism #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Gender equality #Women's rights #Uniform Civil Code #triple talaq
Why Amitabh Bachchan starrer Pink is an important film for feminism in India

Sep 17, 2016

Why Amitabh Bachchan starrer Pink is an important film for feminism in India

Pink addresses society’s unmistakable double standards; male privilege, slut-shaming and misogyny women across the country are faced with on a daily basis. #Amitabh Bachchan #Feminism #India #Pink #Consent #Sultan #Tapsee Pannu #no means no
Watch: Amitabh Bachchan exhorts women not to make compromises, in this video

Sep 14, 2016

Watch: Amitabh Bachchan exhorts women not to make compromises, in this video

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has collaborated with Culture Machine's digital channel Blush along with Vivel to create a video titled Ab Samjhauta Nahin, which inspires women to say no to a life full of compromise. #Amitabh Bachchan #Feminism #Video #blush #Women's empowerment #Culture Machine
AAP's Ashutosh slams action against him after coming under fire for referring to Nehru, Gandhi in open letter

Sep 06, 2016

AAP's Ashutosh slams action against him after coming under fire for referring to Nehru, Gandhi in open letter

Under attack for his controversial blog defending sacked Delhi minister Sandeep Kumar, AAP leader Ashutosh on Tuesday said the police case against him was an "infringement" on his right to freedom of expression. #Feminism #Delhi #NewsTracker #NCW #Aam Aadmi Party #Sandeep Kumar #AAP Ashutosh #AAP leader Ashutosh #NDTV open letter
Sabarimala temple: #ReadyToWait campaigners and opponents must find common ground

Sep 06, 2016

Sabarimala temple: #ReadyToWait campaigners and opponents must find common ground

It’s frustrating that now that women have stepped forward to join this conversation about women’s entry to the Sabarimala temple, rather than have men decide this for them, they’re being written off and are writing each other off as women who can’t think for themselves. #Feminism #Kerala #Haji Ali Dargah #Women's rights #Sabarimala temple #Feminists #RightToPray #ReadyToWait #ReadyToDie
Sandeep Kumar's wife's stand shows many women would rather be the 'good wife' in public

Sep 05, 2016

Sandeep Kumar's wife's stand shows many women would rather be the 'good wife' in public

Sandeep Kumar's wife's words shows that many women find that zero tolerance about marital infidelity sounds good on paper but not so realistic in practice. #Feminism #India #Delhi #InMyOpinion #Rape #Women #The Good Wife #Shiney Ahuja #sexual assault #Gender issues #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Ritu Kumar #Sandeep Kumar
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