Tag: patriarchal society

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Khel Badal: Real Stories, Real Conversations to Dismantle Patriarchy

 
/ August 2, 2019

 Khel Badal discussion club is creating a safe space where women can talk about gender, violence and patriarchy. 

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Athai: Raised Platform Reserved for Men Making It a Mascot for Patriarchy

 
/ July 3, 2019

Menstruation becomes the reason for women exclusion at Athai, and public places in Rampur, Rajasthan, barring them to participate in any decision making.

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Domestic Violence: Tale of Two Women

 
/ June 17, 2019

Brihaspati Sardar and Kamla Sardar from West Bengal faced domestic violence. They talk about the physical-emotional assault and their individual perspectives.

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Playing Against Patriarchy: Muslim Girls own the ‘Male Space’ by Playing Football

 
/ June 3, 2019

In Kolkata’s Rajabazar, Muslim girls have formed a football team to fight against patriarchal norms.

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Where are the Muslim Women in Indian Politics?

 
/ May 6, 2019

Six women talk about the condition of Muslim women's participation in Indian politics, and how it is affecting our society.

Ostracism in the Name of Respect

 
/ June 7, 2017

A woman is expelled from her marital home and shunned by her neighbours for addressing in-laws by their name.

I am Nirbhaya

 
/ December 16, 2013

A year ago tens of thousands came out in protest on the streets in India. Angry, hurt and exhausted that it had happened again, another girl had lost her life to a sexual assault of the most brutal kind. The collective Indian memory remembers her as Nirbhaya, the fearless one—perhaps...

Gender Discrimination In Church Governance

 
/ May 2, 2011

In Wokha district, Nagaland, women are barred form becoming pastors or reverends.