Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicPatriarchy

Topic: patriarchy

I want to tell my 13-yr-old self — opposing patriarchy, casteism is what being ‘good’ means

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

SubscriberWrites: A poem on karma and the choices women have to make to survive

The composition by Sangeeta Kampani highlights the concept of ‘karma’ and how it applies to women for choices that are often consequences of patriarchy.

Indian women, stop making sacrifices. Identify the ‘enemy’ and the fight will become easier

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Polyamory, self-partnered, single — How young Indian women are recasting idea of love

In ‘Smashing The Patriarchy’, Sindhu Rajasekaran writes that young Indian women are discovering love isn’t as selfless as we were told.

You can be LGBTQ and patriarchal. Dabur Fem’s Karva Chauth ad shows that

The onus of breaking patriarchal stereotypes of the society doesn’t lie on the shoulders of the LGBTQ+ community.

Dilip Ghosh’s remark on Mamata’s saree shows what’s wrong with India’s male politicians

How can politicians who think less of women represent them fairly?

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.

Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain — a pioneer of women’s education who strove for a feminist utopia

Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain's short story 'Sultana's Dream' was one of the earliest feminist utopian fiction that spoke about patriarchy and shunning of women from the sciences.

Dear woke Indians, please stop ruining DDLJ with your 2020 vision

After 25 years of being released, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is cringeworthy in 2020. But Shah Rukh Khan & Kajol’s film was progressive and feminist in 1995.

Charges quashed against Twitter’s Jack Dorsey for holding poster. More CEOs must speak up now

Many conservatives and Right-wing Indians were outraged that the Twitter CEO, in his visit to India, held a poster against brahmanical patriarchy. He had every right to.

On Camera

YourTurn

The Kara-Khanid ruler Ilig Khan on horse submitting to Mahmud of Ghazni riding an elephant, Persian painting, 1306-14 | Wikimedia Commons

Mahmud of Ghazni had Punjab, Haryana, Karnataka soldiers. History is not as simple as you think

Muhammad Ghori had Lakshmi coins, Ghazni’s robes were worn by a Khajurao king. Don’t view history through ‘Hindu king vs Muslim invader’ lens.
File photo of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan distributing rice to PMGKAY beneficiaries at a PDS centre | ANI

How Modi govt extending free grains scheme could help BJP in Gujarat, Himachal polls

PMGKAY was extended for three more months last week. An analysis of the scheme's beneficiaries shows that over 50% of the population in Gujarat and 38% in HP will benefit from it.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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