Feminism

Bollywood Actresses Wearing Feminism On Their Shirts

It is heartening to know that the F word has stopped haunting our Bollywood actresses now. They don’t feel the need to shy away from accepting what should, according to me, come naturally to them. It might take some time for them to open up properly about the importance feminism in their lives, but they(…)

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A wish for all homemakers and stay at home mothers

Mira Rajput, who few people, including me, had heard of is suddenly in the news for her  comments about her life choices and especially the statement referring to her role as a mother, “I wouldn’t want to spend one hour a day with her and rush off to work. She  is not a puppy, I(…)

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Of Holi and what my son needs to know by Kiran Manral

It is that time of the year again, and I go into immediate and terrifying flashbacks to my youth. Holi. I think most women have a horror story from Holi celebrations and it always involves men and groping. These are stories that often don’t get told. Because, well, Holi hai. Here’s Kiran Manral in the(…)

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Powerful women, Powerful voices this women’s day

On International Women’s Day, here are eight Indian women who have forged their own destinies and carved their own careers, letting nothing and no one get in the way of their dreams. Gitanjali Surendran, Lawyer 1. “It is important for one to find the things that speak to you… but there needs to be a larger systemic change.  Women are(…)

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She Leads India: Nine Women On The One Change They Want To See

What’s that one change you want to see? This Women’s Day month as part of our campaign She Leads India – we bring you voices from different workfields on what must change for women. Every woman is waiting for a day when patriarchy will be dead. Feminist goals need to convert and impact social change.(…)

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Steps Men Can Take To Support Feminism

Feminism, since very long, has been misunderstood as a social institution that glorifies women while demeaning their male counterparts. It actually stands for equal rights for both men and women. There have been a lot of level-headed men in the past who have supported feminism and encouraged others to do as well. This is a(…)

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Is The Workplace Ready For The F-Word?

Has the revolution of feminism made the much needed changes at the workplace? This was one of the vital questions at the Women Writers’ Fest. Leading women from varied fields like comedy to leadership discussed the issue.

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