Gender studies

Women Writers Fest 2017
Democracy
National

An objection against the Women Writers Fest 2017

Women Writers Fest 2017 is being organized by SheThePeople.TV and Vedica Scholars Programme for women. I saw a link being shared online and visited their site and found the description and agenda of the programme to be extremely patronizing about women achievers. I object to such programmes being conducted and promoted in the name of any […]

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Biskitbaba explains all male cabinet for Delhi government
Democracy
Economic inequality
Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

India’s capital becomes a bastion of male power

The Aam Aadmi Party made a huge deal out of women’s safety. Women were among those campaigning for AAP on the streets. Taking out rallys. Yet the 46% of women voters are represented by less than 10% of MLAs and NO ONE in the cabinet – where most of the power of the government resides. This […]

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Gender seggregation
Best
Economic inequality
Human rights
Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

Gender Ghetto Politics

What really gets my goat these days is the bull in china shop approach to women’s rights, which has a male dominated state and society trying to fix everything (sexual assault) – for women. I am a woman and I agree that there is vast gender inequality in India. I believe that women need to be empowered. I don’t […]

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Democracy
Women's rights

International Women’s day wishes

Logged in to Twitter this morning to see a flood of wishes for a happy women’s day. I replied “Thank you. For today and every day.” which people found witty. Actually it wasn’t so much witty, as it was a statement of intent. Awareness for women’s rights – at least in public is growing by […]

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General
Women's rights

Importance of women in society

What is the importance of women in society? Those creatures that must be seen but not heard, who must use public space only if they have a reason and not loiter on whim? Those creatures whose fights for rights too are determined by men by the mere addition of a voice in support or ignoring? […]

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