Tag: 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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Combating Human Trafficking

 
/ May 14, 2019

Video-talks about trafficking are encouraging communities to be more vigilant.

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Bailancho Saad: Fighting Patriarchy in Goa, One Issue at a Time

 
/ April 15, 2019

Since 1986, Bailancho Saad is collaborating with different organisations, and working towards women rights, equality and dismantling patriarchy.

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Kumbh 2019: Rules of Patriarchy Broken by Trans Community’s Kinnar Akhada

 
/ March 29, 2019

History was created at this year’s Kumbh as ‘Kinnar Akhada’ carried out a procession to break the rules of patriarchy.

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Meet the Woman Who Changed Her Name at 45

 
/ September 28, 2018

Hundreds of girls in India are given names indicating they’re unwanted. A woman in Haryana broke this spell and took on a new name.

A Contentious Triple Talaq Bill

 
/ July 16, 2018

The triple talaq bill, waiting for the Rajya Sabha's approval, has left people debating about whether it will actually protect Muslim women's rights.

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What’s in a Name? Only Patriarchal Control

 
/ November 1, 2017

Women in rural Odisha reflect on what the compulsion to change one’s surname after marriage means for their identity.

Sindoor: Symbol of Marriage or Misogyny?

 
/ August 2, 2017

From tax reforms to Bollywood movie tropes to everyday realities-- there is no escaping the symbols of marriage that only apply to women.