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Why Indian entertainment in the age of OTT continues to peddle regressive content as feminist dialogue
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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.

Shaheen Bagh has shattered myth of oppressed Muslim woman who needs saving: Vasanth Kannabiran
Life

Shaheen Bagh has shattered myth of oppressed Muslim woman who needs saving: Vasanth Kannabiran

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
India

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: A modern take on Indian feminism with Draupadi, Kunti and Gandhari
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Oh Nari, So Sanskari: A modern take on Indian feminism with Draupadi, Kunti and Gandhari

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

Why Anupama Chopra's panel on gender politics in Indian music seems one-sided
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Why Anupama Chopra's panel on gender politics in Indian music seems one-sided

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: An acclaimed documentary takes a look at arranged marriages in India
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A Suitable Girl: An acclaimed documentary takes a look at arranged marriages in India

A Suitable Girl premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on 22 April 2017 and won the Albert Maysles prize for Best Documentary Director.

Feminism is not about shutting things down. It's about claiming your pleasure: Geeta Patel
Life

Feminism is not about shutting things down. It's about claiming your pleasure: Geeta Patel

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.

International Women's Day 2017: Tune in to Chuski Pop, a feminist podcast by two desi girls
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International Women's Day 2017: Tune in to Chuski Pop, a feminist podcast by two desi girls

The feminist podcast Chuski Pop is specifically meant for desi women

Watch: Why is India's workforce lacking women?
India

Watch: Why is India's workforce lacking women?

Some reasons for women not being part of the workforce include lack of access to higher education among women and dearth of work opportunities

Sabarimala Temple: Religious authorities need to stop shunning half the world's population
Life

Sabarimala Temple: Religious authorities need to stop shunning half the world's population

The Sabarimala shrine has historically been open to only male devotees because women experience menstruation and that is traditionally considered ‘impure’.

What Kangana's Tanu Weds Manu Returns says: Bollywood should get over Sheilas and Munnis
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What Kangana's Tanu Weds Manu Returns says: Bollywood should get over Sheilas and Munnis

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
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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.