patriarchy
violence in birth families
The Hidden Domestic Violence – By Fathers And Brothers, That We Need To Speak Of

Women's birth families are no different from marital families when it comes to being violent towards its women - violence by fathers, brothers, uncles, grandfathers... is common enough!

View Comments ( 0 )
“What If He Beats Her? You Know How Men Are When They Realise They’ve Married A Devadasi!”
The Undoing Dance

Srividya Natarajan's book The Undoing Dance takes the reader into the world of devadasis, once celebrated as artistes, but now just considered prostitutes. An excerpt.

View Comments ( 0 )
When I Ran Back Home For The ‘Powerful’ Sindoor That Would Ensure My Husband’s Wellbeing!

"I still wear sindoor," says Dipanjana Gupta, "But now because I know it makes me look beautiful, and no longer out of fear for my husband's wellbeing!"

View Comments ( 0 )
Are Modern Women Reliving Draupadi’s Suffering? Shilpa Shetty’s New Radio Show Makes Us Think
Shilpa Shetty Draupadi

Shilpa Shetty presents a new radio show on the Mahabharat, speaking in the voice of Draupadi. Here's a look at how the modern woman still has the same woes.

View Comments ( 0 )
The Question Isn’t Who’s Going To Let Me, But Who Is Going To Stop Me

Are you the same person who was an all-rounder in college? Are you the same person who had huge ambitions, who wanted to do an MBA, who wanted to have a great career? If you are, I hope you will find your way back to who you really are, Sneha.

View Comments ( 0 )
We Glorify A Patriarchal Manusmriti But Ignore Ancient Texts About Growing Old & Dying Gracefully

India has a rich tradition of talking about and dealing with growing old and death, but we do not think of these, while perpetuating patriarchy that discriminates against half the population.

View Comments ( 0 )
post_tag
patriarchy
Get me more such patriarchy!

Stay updated with our Weekly Newsletter or Daily Summary - or both!

TRUE BEAUTY