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Fandry is a Marathi film that symbolically criticises the marginalisation of Dalit identities through repeated cycles of oppression. #Casteism #MovieReview feminisminindia.com/2021/09/30/fil…
"She may be a child, but her consent matters nonetheless", writes the author on respecting the space and choices of her five-year-old. #Children #Consent feminisminindia.com/2021/09/30/i-m…
Sustainable parenting is possible. Here's how you can involve your child in day-to-day household chores to reduce plastic waste. #Sustainability #Parenthood feminisminindia.com/2021/09/30/our…
In an attempt to demand more research into the impact of vaccines on sexual and reproductive health of menstruating bodies, in September 2021, Feminism in India conducted a survey, gathering responses from at least 25 women. - @soumya94mathew #PCOS feminisminindia.com/2021/09/30/cov…
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"In season 3, there was particular emphasis on showing the underdog male characters – as willing to put in more effort into themselves and learn to do The Right Thing™. Interestingly however, these men get 'rejected", writes Richa Kapoor.
Expectations of political correctness might compel several social media influencers to post aesthetic pictures with wooden mugs and jute bags, but very few influencers uncover the problematics of (over)consumption. #FastFashion feminisminindia.com/2021/07/19/bui…
Annie Besant was a noted philosopher, social reformer, women’s rights activist, besides being a prolific writer and orator. #FreedomStruggle #HomeRule feminisminindia.com/2018/04/06/ann…
Roop Kanwar — Last Known Case Of Sati In India & Its Relevance Today feminisminindia.com/2020/08/07/roo… via @FeminismInIndia Many of you here are too young to remember this, but I do. It horrified me then and still horrifies. Can't imagine that a thing like this happened in my lifetime.
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Paintings and court literature mentioned women only with highest regards, yet more often than not, these paintings and literature were only used as tools to show what a “modest” lady was supposed to look and be like. #MughalHistory feminisminindia.com/2021/10/01/vei…
For October 2021, FII is inviting article submissions on the theme 'Navigating Complex Emotions'. Send us your articles at [email protected] #MoodOfTheMonth Know more about October’s #MoodOfTheMonth here: bit.ly/3ik76i0
#SexEducation, a show beloved by the masses, honours authentic character trajectories – especially for marginalised identity characters – and risks a few disappointed male characters. #NetflixSeries feminisminindia.com/2021/10/01/sex…
Navigating Complex Emotions: Mood Of The Month, October 2021 feminisminindia.com/2021/10/01/nav…
#THREAD: Censorship, with every passing day, is getting more and more complex, with more questions than answers. Today, on International Podcast Day joining our hosts Nishtha and Sukanya to go over all this and much more is the brilliant actor and filmmaker @nanditadas (1/n)
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I interviewed @NaheedPhiroze, whose book sifts through the past and the present meticulously, conveying how patriarchal upbringing & intergenerational trauma are not only hard to erase but demand constant negotiation as domestic violence remains rationalised, for @FeminismInIndia
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The cultural ideals around our body image have become so ingrained that they get precedence over other issues like physical health, hygiene and mental well-being, which are relegated to the back corner. #BodyAutonomy #FatShaming feminisminindia.com/2021/10/01/you…
Kanayi Kunhiraman is a sculptor who hails from Kasaragod, Kerala. His work has ignited widespread interest and discussion on the use of space for public exhibition. #IndianArt #Sculptures feminisminindia.com/2021/10/01/nud…
Naheed Phiroze Patel's debut novel A Mirror Made of Rain is a complex narrative, conveying how patriarchal upbringing and intergenerational trauma are not only hard to erase but demand constant negotiation. - @writerly_life @NaheedPhiroze #Interview feminisminindia.com/2021/10/01/fii…
Sex Education’s Best Lesson: Men’s Character Growth Not Just For Romantic Gratification feminisminindia.com/2021/10/01/sex…
Veil As A Tool Enforcing ‘Modest Behavior’ On Women During The Mughal Period feminisminindia.com/2021/10/01/vei…
FII Interviews: Naheed Phiroze Patel, Author Of A Mirror Made of Rain feminisminindia.com/2021/10/01/fii…
Nudity In Art: Analysing The Politics Of Nakedness Through The Sculptures Of Kanayi Kunhiraman feminisminindia.com/2021/10/01/nud…
‘You Are Becoming Skeletal’: The Lesser Discussed Trauma Of Being Skinny-Shamed feminisminindia.com/2021/10/01/you…
Rajeev got associated with FII in February 2021 and since then, he has written several articles ranging across themes such as pop culture, queer representation in cinema, sexuality and sexual agency and written book reviews. #FeaturedWriter feminisminindia.com/2021/09/30/fea…
Women who strive to bring these positive changes by challenging caste patriarchy and its relationship with Indian culture use the word ‘sex’ normally. - @ShainalVerma #CastePatriarchy #MoralPolicing feminisminindia.com/2021/09/30/sex…
Manjule symbolically investigates the Kaikadi word ‘Fandry’, literally meaning ‘pig’ by using it as a metaphorical device that assigns the casteist virtue of ‘impurity’ and ‘pollution’ to the Dalit body and labour. #Casteism #MovieReview feminisminindia.com/2021/09/30/fil…
"The 'out of love and concern' bullshit was shoved down our throats more often than we could swallow", writes the author. #Children #Consent feminisminindia.com/2021/09/30/i-m…
"Kids are very curious at this age and we decided to make everything fun, not just for sustainability related activities, but in all household chores", writes the author. #Sustainability #Parenthood feminisminindia.com/2021/09/30/our…
Even though people who menstruate make a significant part of the population, the mainstream dialogue around menstrual, sexual and reproductive health continues to be sparse. - @soumya94mathew #PCOS #MenstrualHealth #PCOSAwarenessMonth feminisminindia.com/2021/09/30/cov…
Azizun Nisa was a courtesan from Kanpur who became a warrior when British troops entered the city during the Revolt of 1857. #IndianWomenInHistory feminisminindia.com/2021/09/29/azi…
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The Hathras victim's family is living caged in their own home, the DalitT families are being discriminated against and other Dalit girls live fearing for their lives. #DalitWomen #HathrasRapeCase feminisminindia.com/2021/09/29/one…
Women with disabilities face non-traditional and not easily recognisable forms of abuse where the perpetrator is most often someone we are dependent on for help. #SexualAssault #DisabledWomenRiot feminisminindia.com/2021/09/29/dis…
In an exclusive interaction with FII, Mae Mariyam Thomas discusses Maed in India’s journey and ambitions, what makes audio the most authentic medium, representation of women in India’s audio industry. @maebemaebe @maedinindia #FIIInterviews #Podcast feminisminindia.com/2021/09/29/fii…
The Sundance selected short film Counterfeit Kunkoo, directed by Reema Sengupta, is a powerful commentary on the redundancy of the Indian society to recognise marital rape as a crime. #MaritalRape #MovieReview feminisminindia.com/2021/09/29/cou…
A student of Masters in Gender Studies at Tata Institute Of Social Sciences, Rajeev describes himself as an overthinker, a self-proclaimed chef, a pop culture enthusiast and a poet/writer. #FeaturedWriter feminisminindia.com/2021/09/30/fea…
Research into the impact of the vaccine will, therefore, be not enough if the impact on people diagnosed with PCOS are not considered. (5/5)
In India, where the conservative and often, regressive approach of the general society is such that topics around menstrual health are barely discussed in the open. (4/5)
While the general population has been warned of side effects of the vaccine including fever, headache and chills, what has been missing from the discourse largely is the impact the vital jabs could have on menstrual health. (3/5)
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