Tag: oppression against women
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.
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.
Yogi’s West Bengal visit and speech on women’s safety nearly killed irony
Reading Time: 6 minutes Not just Yogi’s West Bengal visit and speech on women’s safety but even the TMC’s defence smells of hypocrisy due to lack of moral strength.
Can “love jihad” bogey help Yogi Adityanath to retain support base?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Can Yogi Adityanath retain the BJP’s eroding Dalit support base by using the “love jihad” bogey and by persecuting Muslim men using new laws?
By hiring Concept PR can the Yogi regime successfully spin the Hathras gangrape story?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Yogi Adityanath’s regime has reportedly hired Mumbai-based Concept PR agency to change the narrative over the Hathras gangrape incident.
Will the BJP lose Uttar Pradesh over Hathras?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Will the BJP lose Uttar Pradesh over the Hathras incident and the subsequent political protests against Yogi Adityanath or emerge stronger?
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.
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.
The women’s suffering goes unnoticed in this period of economic crisis
Reading Time: 4 minutes Women suffer the most as the gloomy clouds hover over the Indian economy and the automobile sector, causing massive job loss and unemployment.
Revisiting women of India in 2019
Reading Time: 4 minutes Though the International Women’s Day is celebrated with a lot of fanfare, the Indian women have to traverse a long course to achieve equality in the society
Chanda Kochhar and the Fallacy of Capitalist Women Empowerment
Reading Time: 5 minutes Chanda Kochhar had been an icon of capitalist women empowerment for a long time. Her fall shows the hollowness of the oxymoron.
Is Sabarimala row a Watershed or Waterloo Moment for BJP in Kerala?
Reading Time: 6 minutes The BJP and the RSS didn’t shy away from resorting to terrorism in Kerala over Sabarimala to create a space for Hindutva fascism. Can they win this battle?
To Mock Modi, Laugh it Like Surpanakha
Reading Time: 3 minutes There, amidst the roar of the laughter of numerous men, who kept grinding their teeth after hearing a below-the-belt objectionable jibe by their leader towards a woman who laughed at […]
Victim Bashing Soaring Since Mass Molestation of Women in Bengaluru
Reading Time: 7 minutes The mass molestation of women in Bengaluru during the New Year’s eve brought back the barrage of victim bashing pouring in from all quarters and we can also see the […]