feminist

New Man Under Construction

The New Woman who had been hiding inside the Old Woman for centuries is now out and about. 

published on : 6th March 2022

Adele gets criticised over Brits awards acceptance speech

The new category, best gender-neutral artist of the year, replaced the separate best female and best male artist categories from previous Brits award shows.

published on : 11th February 2022

Where are the older heroines?

This weekly column is a rumination on how women are portrayed in cinema

published on : 17th November 2021

Russian feminist Alyona Popova runs for Duma to take on domestic violence

Popova has fought for years to lobby members of the State Duma to adopt legislation to protect women — without success, and thus decided to run herself in the elections.

published on : 15th September 2021

Sculpted reality: Artist Kiran Dixit Thapar shows existential realities through her art

Artworks by Kiran Dixit Thapar reflect existential themes and why women should stick together.

published on : 29th October 2019

Women are not given opportunities to contribute to their full potential: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

Trudeau said heterogeneous society is a new reality and the biggest challenge is to understand how differences can become a source of strength.

published on : 19th February 2018

Important to name perpetrators, says V Geetha on Raya Sarkar's crowd-sourced list of sexual harassers

She goes on to weigh in on the root of the issue - power imbalances and the nature of mentorship in closed university circles.

published on : 27th October 2017

‘Sexual Violence Hall of Shame’: Due diligence done, says response to ‘Kafila’ feminists

Raya Sarkar, an Indian lawyer based in the United States, put out a list on her Facebook page, naming and shaming academicians who have been accused of sexual harassment by students.

published on : 25th October 2017