Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicFeminism

Topic: Feminism

Jeans to salwars—all welcome to demand rights at Aurat March. But some Pakistanis can’t digest it

Aurat March put out slogans like 'Mera jism, meri marzi' among its many demands. And Mahira Khan, Sheema Kermani have come out in support.

‘I opened a closed door’ — Fathima Beevi, India’s 1st woman judge in SC who remains an enigma

In 'Rising: 30 Women Who Changed India', Kiran Manral talks about how important Fathima Beevi was in India's feminist struggle.

SubscriberWrites: A poem to highlight the personal experience of working women in India

This composition is an attempt to stir a conversation on a woman’s basic right to make her own choices ahead of Women’s Day, writes Sangeeta Kriplani.

One way for women to tackle an uneven playing field—choose a boss, not a job

In 'Awakening the Rainmaker', Nishtha Anand maps out how women have carved out their own space within a corporate world.

In Subah, Smita Patil’s character broke glass ceiling of what ambitious women can’t do

Smita Patil plays Savitri, a woman who is capable, intelligent and ambitious, but often finds herself caught up in the complications of family life.

Channi in Punjab to Gond in UP — An English nursery rhyme explains their sudden elevation

Congress and BJP are bread-crumbing India’s oppressed communities, one political post at a time. But do those chairs have power?

‘Financial feminism’ is how women can bridge the gender pay gap in their careers

Gender differences in financial inclusion put women at risk of financial fragility and poverty, especially in times of crisis.

Husbands are our culture, said Pakistani model Sadaf Kanwal. Then feminism lessons followed

The model-cum-actor said since she had married, she had to pick up her husband’s shoes, iron his clothes.

Feminist men have more sex — new study

Feminist men help transcend sexual inequality by bridging the gender gap in orgasms. It’s a good sign.

Bombay Begums on Netflix shows us again why we still need to reclaim words like ‘slut’

The new Netflix show, Bombay Begums, brings back the unfinished debate around the language used to describe sexually active women.

On Camera

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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