feminism

January 23, 2023
January 23, 2023

Things that don't make men feminists

Here are some things fake feminist men might be doing that you should keep a lookout for.

December 21, 2022
December 21, 2022

Sister Library brings back ‘Sultana’s Dream’ and the chance to create one’s own utopia

The zine-making workshop was divided into four groups based on the central themes of Begum Rokeya’s story: arts, social justice, city planning and science & education.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

Toward Ladyland: On the life and work of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

Her 1903 piece “Alonkar na badge of slavery” marked the start of Rokeya’s explicitly feminist writing.

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

Aabha Limited: The ray of inclusion and empowerment

How do the lives of the underserved women change and who can potentially come forward and become a part of their story?

November 3, 2022
November 3, 2022

'Women and Work in South Asia' explores feminism through a South Asian lens

Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhary’s chapter on the trafficking of women, with a focus on India, Bangladesh, and Nepal, teases out the differences in the lived experiences of the Adivasi, Dalit, and other marginalised women. 

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

The growing complexities of a working woman's life

In the past, a lot of women had accepted the fact that their life is just bound to be difficult, but our generation is unwilling to settle for that.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

The problem with over-appreciating the bare minimum effort from men

Men doing the bare minimum should be acknowledged, but not applauded.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Kamla Bhasin believed in the power of love, not the love of power

Remembering feminist activist, writer and poet Kamla Bhasin on her one-year death anniversary.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

‘Sisters In The Mirror’ deconstructs the concept of "oppressed Muslim women"

"While the book is based on academic research, I've tried to write it for the 'interested educated reader'".

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

The Queen is not my feminist icon

Is Elizabeth a feminist icon? I would have to go with a hard no.