Society

we all need feminism

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Feminism simplified for the millennial generation.
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The cards had been printed, her clothes had been stitched, all preparations nearly done; how could she back out?
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Examine what? An examination makes sense if one has been taught or has had a chance at learning at least
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Children, adolescents, youth, adults, and elders can all become champions of gender equality today.
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Emotionally vulnerable and physically weak, this woman in one of Bihar’s most backward districts was forced to have a painful delivery at home
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Posters reading “Indian feminists support Chinese feminists”, and “Free these Chinese women now” were ubiquitous at the protest.
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We are an active part of the system that propagates this institutionalised violence.
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Only one in four rape trials leads to conviction in India.
Asexual India

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The asexual community anywhere in the world faces the danger of assumed insignificance.
why do indians rape

'Why Indian Men Rape?' is a scathing take on the rape apologists and the misogynist public influencers.
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Menstruation, in fact, is a kind of paradoxical concept in our society.
dimapur

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I will discuss the public lynching at Dimapur and present an alternate, albeit provocative, viewpoint.
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The prevalence of this evil in India of 2015 is a reflection of the deep misogyny harboured by our culture.
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Her rape became the prism through which we saw her whole life. We refused to humanize her.
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Where the power dynamics are visibly tilted against women, this young differently-abled lady has the guts to take control of her own life.
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Despite falling poverty, slums have been increasing in cities because they provide housing to millions who are not officially regarded as poor.
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“I’m not the Park Street Rape Victim. I’m Suzette Jordan,” is what she would proudly say.
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Does the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Bill, 2014, give street vendors a reason to smile?
Greenpeace Activists

However small a victory for free speech you might deem it to be, it is a victory indeed.
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Why are certain hijabs questioned and criticized, while many others have been internalized and remain unrecognized?
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“In certain cases, they would also return home without sanitary pads if all the salespersons were men,”
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The restaurant denied entry not only to Nipun Malhotra, but also to two senior citizens on the same day.

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