The article explores the curious phenomenon of women in politics in India being from dynasties. It asks the question of how representative this phenomenon can be. It is the second article in the series ‘Women in Politics’.
This article examines the global underrepresentation of women in the political sphere and highlights the social and economic reasons behind the disparity, as well as the importance of rectifying it. It is the first piece in the series ‘Women in Politics’.
TW: This article talks about graphic caste and gender based violence and has mentions of rape.
Disclaimer: This piece is written in the aftermath of the harrowing Hathras incident, details of which remain etched in our memories. Rest in Peace, Manisha. The fight for justice will go on.
This article critically analyzes how the recent Supreme Court judgment of coparcenary property rights for women is trying to resolve the patriarchal norm in the society.
The inherent difference in how women and men are supposed to communicate indicates the underlying gender biases in the conversation itself. Niharika Mehrotra explores this notion through her article.
The COVID-19 pandemic has fostered the inaccessibility to sanitary products which hampered the sanitary health of women at large. This article by Rameez elucidates what factors were responsible for such a menace.
A spouse can approach the court of law under the providential fault ground, and can get his or her marriage dissolved. Nevertheless, there are certain drawbacks in the law that disables the patient-spouse.In the present article, the authors will try to analyze and find the effective solution to the some highlighted problems.
In both implicit and explicit ways, centuries of inequality have created a social order that allows systems such as patriarchy to create an environment which discriminates on arbitrary lines- such as gender.
Through this article, Adit Shankar, provides an overview of the Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, focussing specifically on their remuneration structure and the gender dynamics surrounding their work, ending with a look at policy solutions. What emerges is a picture of utter neglect for arguably the most crucial grassroot-level workers in the times of COVID.
In this article, Rahul talks about how the Sabarimala decision by SC has ignited a debate about equality and religious beliefs.
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The essence of this article written by Viswas Viswanath is to look at the exclusion of the LGBT community through an economic lens rather than a socio-cultural one. It focuses on the influence behavioural economics has on this exclusion as well as looks at the crisis which could arise out of the “identity bias” attribute of behavioural economics. Read on to find out more!
Bertrand Russell’s, “Marriage and Morals” was published 9 decades ago and yet the foundations of modern marriage are deeply embedded in the past which have invoked a certain moral bias. This article by Guneet Singh Sidhu juxtaposes Lord Russell’s arguments against contemporary marriage scenarios to examine the “modern marriage”.