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.
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?
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.
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
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?
Why is it the right time to speak up?
Reading Time: 6 minutes While all mainstream political parties are toeing the government’s line following the COVID-19 outbreak, why is it the right time to question the power?
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.
UP BJP MLA’s daughter’s fight against Brahminical attack remarkable in saffronised India
Reading Time: 4 minutes UP BJP MLA’s daughter fighting against her father’s reign of terror over her marriage with a Dalit man is actually an inspiring story for many more women.
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?
Menstruation in Rural India: Taboo Must be Broken for Better Women Health
Reading Time: 4 minutes Menstruation is an integral and normal part of human life, indeed of human existence. However, for long menstruation has been a taboo for the society often associated with behavioural restrictions. […]
Tragedy of Kashmiri Women Exposed in Uri Gangrape and Murder
Reading Time: 4 minutes The recent incident of gangrape and murder of a 9-year-old in Boniyar, Uri, gloats in front of the people as an ugly reminder of how sexual violence against Kashmiri women […]
Trolling of Sushma Swaraj Reaffirms Worsening Situation for Women in India
Reading Time: 5 minutes External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj faced the wrath of the Hindutva-incensed social media trolls when her department took a stern action against a passport officer in Lucknow against whom an […]
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 […]
Sexist Remarks of Amit Shah Exposed Sangh’s Frustration
Reading Time: 7 minutes During an election rally in Shahjahanpur of Western Uttar Pradesh, RSS strong man and BJP stalwart Amit Shah fired sexist salvo against the former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati […]