Gender studies

Fashion

Consumer Feminism: The dark side of the women’s rights struggle

I believe that the women’s rights struggle is evolving from a phase of being controlled by men within the family to being exploited by men outside the family, and feminist lingo is increasingly being used to discredit any resistance to the exploitation, while ignoring the vast majority of real exploitation. This is not women’s rights, …

Consumer Feminism: The dark side of the women’s rights struggle Read More »

Girls Dahi Handi

Conversations around women empowerment and safety in public

This post is based on a long series of tweets and conversation on Twitter based on yesterday’s article about how there is disproportionate paranoia about safety of women at the hands of Govindas participating in the dahi handi. India has lost touch with what celebrating Indians sound like till it is all a rowdy threat. …

Conversations around women empowerment and safety in public Read More »