Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicPatriarchy

Topic: 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.

Don’t over-read Jharkhand win warns Neerja Chowdhury, is IBC in ICU asks Jaimini Bhagwati

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

How Punjabi ideas of honour lead to girl-shaming and prenatal sex selection in Canada

Given that many women in Canada have significant autonomy, Punjabi immigrant families likely impose harsh sanctions on young women upon their arrival.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

A Centurion tank used by the Indian Army | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Centurion tank, other weapons used in 1965 & 1971 to add historical flavour to 26 Jan parade

These armoured vehicles and artillery pieces will symbolise battles fought by Indian armed forces over the past decades as part of celebration of 75 years of independence.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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