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May 07, 2019
On what it takes to puncture a manel and overcome internalised conditioning in a patriarchyAs a journalist, a writer, a poet or as someone invested in gender issues, if I am invited to speak publicly, there is often a pattern to the sequence of events that unfold. There are aspects of internalised conditioning that I have to work against to publicly be as full and true a version of myself as I want to be.
May 03, 2019
Gurugram viral video compels us to think about the role of ‘shame’ in feminist practiceA sight now across many hallowed screens, the video stages an embroiled conversation between a group of young women, one of whom is known to be Shivani Gupta, and an ‘aunty,’ the obvious and immediate antagonist, from whom an apology is, by any measure, to be extracted.
Mar 08, 2019
International Women's Day 2019: #Metoo #Everydaysexism #TimesUp and other feminist hashtags which empowered millions globallyThis International Women’s Day calls for us to recognise some of these viral hashtags.
Dec 12, 2018
Priyanka Chopra's mother defends actress' post-marriage look: 'Sindoor not synonymous to bondage'Priyanka Chopra's mother responded to a Twitter user criticising the actress for sporting sindhoor and chooda after her wedding.
Nov 22, 2018
Noted Pakistani feminist, poet, author Fahmida Riaz passes away at 72Born into a literary family in Meerut, Riaz always played an active role in social and political activities and was hailed by many as a pioneer in feminist literature
Nov 13, 2018
MeToo and savarna feminism: Revolutions cannot start with the privileged, feminist future must be equal for allMainstream feminism in India aka upper-caste or savarna feminism, as it exists today, is problematic.
Sep 02, 2018
Babytai Awale's long battle against patriarchy, casteism in Maharashtra's Tilwani villageThe first woman from the Tilwani village [Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district] to pick up the occupation of puncture repairing, and a proud feminist, today everyone in the village calls her Awale ma’am.
Jun 19, 2018
Sophie Turner on playing Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones: Her story is like #MeToo, she fights against oppressorsLike many women who have raised their voices after having suffered sexual abuse for years, Sansa gradually took charge of the situation, says Sophie Turner
Oct 31, 2017
Powerful men on Raya Sarkar's list of sexual predators are feigning helplessness, wallowing in their privilegeRaya Sarkar’s now-infamous List of Sexual Harassment Accused (the List)—an online list of Indian men in academia accused by women of repeated sexual harassment—has opened up a real feminist moment.
Oct 30, 2017
Raya Sarkar's list of sexual predators not the problem, allowing harassers the benefit of anonymity isWhen looked into the context of 'the due process' that is followed after a woman complains of sexual harassment, the Raya Sarkar list appears as a vulnerable piece of testimony