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Women's Rights
6 posts
Bharatanatyam: The Choreography of a Brahmanical Past
Culture
How hereditary dancers’ communities were shamed and “rescued” by a Brahmanical morality that could not accommodate women whose sexuality transgressed the norms.
10 min read
Why We March (and You Should Too)
Activism
When we march, we collectively offer solidarity to the oppressed and a message to the oppressors and their allies that we all bear witness to their crimes and are no longer passive bystanders. When we march, we act—with purpose and deliberation.
Arranged Marriages Uphold the Same Tradition That Promoted Sati
Opinion
Caste endogamy is the defining feature of the hierarchical concept of caste and has stayed immutable through time immemorial. This perpetuation of caste supremacy via the concept of purity is primarily preserved today through the institution of marriage—especially arranged marriages.
4 min read
Should All Indian Women Get Wages for Domestic Work?
Women's Rights
The provision of wages for homemakers could recognise them as informal workers, and by extension, offer social security.
International Women's Day, 2021
International Women's Day
Our feminist allies from around the world told us what this day means to them and what they'd like all of us to remember.
What Kind Of Power Do Feminists Want?
Feminist praxis
Feminists do not fight for patriarchal domination nor for the reversal of any kind of corrupt power. Feminist power is not authoritarian. It is regenerative.
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