Tag: women rights
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’s promises to West Bengal’s women: Lies, lies and more lies
Reading Time: 4 minutes BJP’s promises to West Bengal’s women have everything in the basket one can ask for, except honesty and sincerity to implement them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An open letter to paramilitary constable Sunaina Patel from a brother
Reading Time: 3 minutes The media showed Constable Sunaina Patel fighting Maoists in Bastar despite being eight-month-pregnant but none asked why she didn’t get maternity leave.
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.
Chhapaak film review: What’s‘adored’ in rhetoric and a detestation beyond surface polemics
Reading Time: 3 minutes A common viewer’s very common yet critical review of Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak. The film on a very important topic still misses some factors.
Can the LGBTQ rainbow flag and status quo movements defeat Hindutva fascism?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Can the LGBTQ community’s participation in the save Constitution movement promise any real and liberating solution for its persecuted members?
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.
Gopal Kanda is the new lotus to bloom in the BJP’s mire
Reading Time: 3 minutes BJP’s alliance with Gopal Kanda, accused of rape and abetting a suicide, for forming government in Haryana exemplifies its commitment towards women.