Why Indian entertainment in the age of OTT continues to peddle regressive content as feminist dialogue
It is important to credit recreational entertainment for taking steps in the right direction. However, it is equally important to be critical of spaces that are propagating the same regressive narrative they claim to discredit.
Veteran feminist Vasanth Kannabiran traces the history of the women's movement in India through the history of her own life. Her book Taken At The Flood analyses and reflects on the victories achieved by the movement thus far, and the leaps and bounds that are yet to be travelled
MeToo movement, Sabarimala controversy: Tenets of feminism need a rethink as debate over gender equality deepens
The MeToo movement, although far from perfect, has provided a tool, whereby women can bring the focus to the differences and their vulnerabilities without being dis-empowered by them.
Oh Nari, So Sanskari! is a zine that features Draupadi, Kunti and Gandhari talking about issues modern women face — right from body shaming to the emphasis on virginity — created by artist Annushka Hardikar
Anupama Chopra discusses Arijit Singh, gender politics in the music industry and more with singers Neeti Mohan, Jonita Gandhi, Neha Bhasin and Aditi Singh.
A Suitable Girl premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on 22 April 2017 and won the Albert Maysles prize for Best Documentary Director.
Geeta Patel, author of Risky Bodies & Techno-intimacy, talks to us about feminism, colonialism and how not to be a 'dunda-bearer' of any kind.
The feminist podcast Chuski Pop is specifically meant for desi women
The Sabarimala shrine has historically been open to only male devotees because women experience menstruation and that is traditionally considered ‘impure’.
A film with the most anti-'Bollywood heroine' heroine is racing to become one of the biggest grossers of the year.
Comedian Abish Mathew vs Delhi's NLU girls: Wife beating isn't funny, calling a man 'pig' is not protest
Ironically, Abish Mathew and the protesters have one thing in common: they are both indefensible.