Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Topic: patriarchy

File photo of Tej Pratap Yadav | TejPratapYadavOfficial/Facebook

Men are also victims of patriarchy. Just ask Tej Pratap Yadav

The feminist movement will benefit by recognising the struggles of (at least some) men against patriarchy. Tej Pratap Yadav seems to be finally back ...
Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

In 2019, Bollywood must invest in female friendships: More Veeres, no Sonu ke Titu ki Sweety

Bollywood is doing ‘women-centric’ films, but still has a long way to go when it comes to portraying the full lives of women.
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas in New Delhi | PTI

Priyanka Chopra promotes feminist app Bumble while wearing thick sindoor and choodas

There’s something very unsettling about seeing Priyanka Chopra talk about choice and agency while wearing sindoor and choodas. Priyanka Chopra an...
Ayushmann Khurrana, Rajkummar Rao and Vicky Kaushal | Illustration by Soham Sen

Who is Bollywood’s modern man? Vicky Kaushal, Rajkummar Rao & Ayushmann Khurrana show

Ayushmann Khurrana, Rajkummar Rao and Vicky Kaushal are all unafraid to play second fiddle to women in their films.
Candle light vigil for Zainab Ansari

Pakistan executes 6-year-old Zainab’s murderer Imran Ali in presence of her father

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Pakistan navy commissions indigenously-built warship PNS Moawin, and woman car mechanic breaking gender stereotypes.
Akshay Kumar

Picture abhi patriarchy hai: Studying Bollywood’s sexism disease

A look at dialogues, characters, relationships and censorship in 30 landmark Bollywood films.
Sabarimala temple in Kerala | Shankar/The India Today Group/Getty Images

With Sabarimala ruling, Supreme Court is doing its bit to push back patriarchy

Supreme Court’s Sabarimala judgment shows that a woman’s fundamental rights are not inferior to that of a man’s
A woman learns using a driving simulator | Mohammed Al-Nemer/Bloomberg

Legal now but driving may still be a task for Saudi women

Even as the ban ends Sunday, Saudi women will have to overcome freedom-limiting traditions, the result of decades of state-imposed patriarchy.
Students hold placards during a protest march

I was sexually abused as a child. I don’t want a death penalty, I prefer healing for him

Instead of provisions for death penalty, it is restorative justice that needs to be built into the existing laws and implemented through a sensitised justice delivery system.
A protest demanding justice for the victims of Kathua and Unnao rape cases

Death penalty is not justice, it is revenge

Even if a rapist is sentenced to death, men will not stop raping. They will only stop when they learn to stop regarding women as sexual objects

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show of strength. The Congress ...