The section where we discuss the issues related to women, especially Indian women, shackled in feudalistic patriarchal social system, exploited politically, economically, socially, and sexually
Why does the ‘break the bias’ theme of International Women’s Day 2022 mock Indian women?
Reading Time: 5 minutes The celebration of International Women’s Day 2022 with the theme ‘break the bias’ mocks Indian women who reel under patriarchy’s juggernaut.
Karnataka hijab row: a standoff between Muslim women’s right to education and Hindutva fascism
Reading Time: 10 minutes The Karnataka hijab row has been used by the BJP-RSS to deny Muslim women right to education, while the Opposition fell in the “hijab” trap.
Why the Modi Cabinet’s decision to raise women’s legal marriage age is dangerously flawed?
Reading Time: 6 minutes Why the raising of the women’s legal age of marriage by the Modi regime isn’t going to solve the “underage” marriage issue but complicate it further?
Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu and the Miss Universe pageant glorified Zionist occupation
Reading Time: 7 minutes Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu won the Miss Universe pageant, which was marred in controversy over its normalisation of Zionist terrorism in Palestine.
Survey reveals grotesque fact: Patriarchy enslaves Indian women mentally too
Reading Time: 4 minutes National Family Health Survey shows that around 75% of women in three Indian states support domestic violence by their male partners.
BJP celebrates Muslim Women Rights Day after violating their rights
Reading Time: 5 minutes When the BJP celebrates Muslim Women Rights Day after violating their rights and dehumanising them, irony dies a thousand times.
Ripped jeans saga: A rip through misogyny
Reading Time: 3 minutes The ripped jeans controversy stoked by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat is beyond the scope of what a girl should wear.
Exclusion of Muslim women writers in West Bengal’s textbooks
Reading Time: 3 minutes West Bengal’s schools and Madrasahs have microscopic presence of Muslim women writers in their syllabus, which exhibits an exclusionary policy
Licence to rape: Analysing the judiciary’s recent comments
Reading Time: 3 minutes From “will you marry her?” as a question to a rape convict to normalising marital rape, the judiciary’s comments provide a licence to rape.
Ramesh Jarkiholi’s alleged sex tape also exposed the Opposition’s patriarchal hypocrisy
Reading Time: 3 minutes The controversy over Karnataka’s BJP leader Ramesh Jarkiholi’s alleged sex tape has also exposed the patriarchal hypocrisy of the Opposition.
When ‘love jihad’ bogey mocks Women’s Day
Reading Time: 4 minutes India will celebrate International Women’s Day while the women lose their right to “choose” their life partner due to the ‘love jihad’ bogey.
Hathras gangrape and the selective outrage of India’s mainstream
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Hathras gangrape and murder of a Dalit girl didn’t trigger an outrage in the upper-caste sections, exemplifying myriad dynamics of rape.
Being a single working mother in the time of a pandemic
Reading Time: 4 minutes The single working mothers have been going through a toughest phase in their lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic and no one is talking about their issues.
Caging Pinjra Tod activists exemplify Modi regime’s fear
Reading Time: 3 minutes The state repression exhibited by the arrest of two Pinjra Tod activists, Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal, exemplifies the Modi regime’s fear.
Isn’t India itself a “Bois Locker Room”?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Who should be blamed for the Instagram “Bois Locker Room” controversy? Is it just a fringe incident or a reflection of our misogynist society?
Significance of International Women’s Day shouldn’t be forgotten
Reading Time: 4 minutes It is time to understand the real significance of International Women’s Day, 8 March, and reclaim its legacy by fighting against patriarchal capitalism.
Allegation of sexual assault on Gargi College students exhibits danger of fascism
Reading Time: 4 minutes The allegation of sexual assault on Gargi College students on 6 February 2020 shows that the Hindutva fascist rape brigade is rampaging with impunity.
Women of Shaheen Bagh and Park Circus are writing a glorious chapter of anti-fascist struggle in India
Reading Time: 4 minutes The women of Shaheen Bagh and Park Circus have shown how resiliently women can trigger panic within the Hindutva fascist state and cause it severe ignominy.
Unnao rape victim and others will be cast to the oblivion of India’s memory
Reading Time: 5 minutes India will cast the Unnao rape victim and many like her, whose case won’t instigate the Brahminical patriarchal middle class, to the oblivion.
Priyanka Reddy case exposes Hindutva fascism’s hypocrisy
Reading Time: 6 minutes The gang-rape and murder of Priyanka Reddy is one of the goriest incidents but the Hindutva fascist camp’s attempt to communalise it is extremely heinous.