Often women making choices involving their bodies in a sexual context is condemned by many ideologies. Unfortunately sexual autonomy has dealt with stifling amount of criticism. Along with these criticisms on women’s choices with regards to their body,
We as citizens of our country that our country is an independent country as we gained independence on 15th august 1947.
But are we really independent? Are we free from the stereotypes, prejudices? Are we
Jean Jacques Rousseau, who championed the cause of individual liberty and political equality disappoints by expressing reservations in awarding women their bereaved equality in equality with men. Rousseau averred that the mutual duties of the two sexes cannot
Today was the “Meeting Day”- when Geeta was supposed to go to the meeting centre, do home visits, and meet pregnant women. The 27-year-old is an Anganwadi Worker (centre for basic health care- under Anganwadi Services scheme) in
Non-developed or third-world nations often reject the international system of human rights as being a reflection of global hegemony created by powerful nations of the western world. In contemporary times, concepts such as cultural relativism have emerged against
This year Karl Marx would have celebrated his 202nd birthday, originally a journalist by profession, he was known for radical nuances in his writing and strong criticisms against the political and cultural establishments of his day, which eventually
Marriage has been recognised historically and culturally, as a site of extreme gender inequalities and masculine domination.  One of the main avenues through which patriarchy is reinforced in marriages is through the politics of spousal selection. With
When considering the sustenance of the right to live in the realm of human rights, article 21 under the Indian constitution poses a potential problem.
The problem? The future.
No matter what essentialists say, the future is going
After Georgette Sand’s first investigation of ‘pink tax’ in France in 2014, the movement started gaining momentum in several first-world countries. As consumers, females’ are compelled to pay a higher price for similar commodities when compared to
Hindu kinship networks in Indian society are predominantly organised following the rules of gotras (clan-groups) and territorial exogamy while simultaneously upholding the bounds of caste endogamy – customary obligation to marry within one’s own caste or subcaste group-