Follow Us:
Friday, August 19, 2022



'Have seen it happen at home; responsibility to run the house is always put on the daughter': Navya Naveli Nanda

February 21, 2022 12:18 pm

"If guests are over, my mother would always tell me to fetch something or the other. I have to play the host as opposed to my brother who could also be doing the same thing," she said in a video on SheThePeople

Durga Puja 2021: In Kolkata's 66 Pally Puja, priestesses invoke the Goddess, challenge patriarchy

October 12, 2021 9:11 pm

Usually done by priests, the Durga Puja at 66 Pally made the conscious decision of having priestesses over to preside over the ceremonies

Demi Lovato said the patriarchy had been holding them back from coming out

May 30, 2021 6:39 pm

"I thought, 'What are the ways that the patriarchy has been holding me back?' And for me, it was putting me in a box telling [me], 'You are a female'"

Wife not chattel or object, medieval notion of her being property of husband still persists: Bombay HC

February 24, 2021 8:37 pm

Court rejects appeal by Pandharpur man convicted for hitting wife with hammer, leading to her death.

The marriage story: How much does a woman's life change after vows are exchanged?

February 06, 2021 4:24 pm reached out to married millennials to understand how the idea of marriage ushers in responsibilities for individuals in an intended life-long partnership, and how they manage to make it work

The Precarity of Dalit Lives in India

October 27, 2020 9:41 pm

Atrocities on Dalits are never a singular instance, they are part of a larger narrative of caste vengeance and a reflection of a hurt savarna pride.

Daughter's Day 2020: History and importance of the day

September 28, 2020 10:25 am

Happy Daughter's Day 2020 Date: While different countries commemorate the day differently and on different dates, in India, it is celebrated on the last Sunday of September; as such, it falls on September 27 this year.

How the reality show 'Indian Matchmaking' hides the reality

August 02, 2020 2:31 pm

It skips the money deals that greases alliances and the rules that keep women in check and only unpacks selectively what an upper-class, upper-caste Indian marriage entails

'No two boys or girls are alike': Kamla Bhasin on her books Satrangi Ladke and Satrangi Ladkiyan

May 21, 2020 10:45 am

'I have always challenged gender, and I have challenged boxes, for girls and boys. Instead of asking a boy why he has long hair, and why he is wearing a dress, let him choose, and let us encourage that.'

Conversations on sexual violence need to acknowledge root of the problem

May 18, 2020 9:54 am

It is high time that we acknowledge the monsters in the darkest corners of our minds and inside our homes. Parents need to have the forbidden “talk” with their sons and daughters.