Tag: patriarchy

Women for Womxn – not a typo

First used in 2010, the word ‘womxn’ has a political tone associated with it. It aims to promote and segregate women from men, and subsequently emphasizes that women are capable of their...

DU’s Girls College: Your safe space

Delhi University has nearly 22 girls college. Many popular courses like Psychology are offered largely in girls' colleges. Additionally, many higher-ranked colleges in the country are DU's girls' colleges. This becomes a plight...

International Equal Pay-Day 2020

On 18th September, 2020, United Nations celebrated the International Equal Pay Day for the first time. It marks an important milestone in the fight for gender equality. Women have faced the wrath...

Missing Queens In Chess

The Queen is one of the strongest pieces on board. The mobility and agility of the Queen remain unmatched. Worth nine points, the Queen is simply majestic. However, the Chinese player, Hou...

Internalised Misogyny: A Loophole

Women often conform to the existing sexist beliefs and patriarchal norms. Not only conform, but they also end up endorsing such notions. Apparently, women end up stigmatizing and stereotyping against their own....

Benevolent Sexism: Not So Benevolent

The battle for gender equality has come a long way. From the feminist movements to claiming social rights for women, the revolution encompasses a myriad range of domains. However, the journey is...

Decoding the Cuss Words

Cuss words have become a part of our language, sadly. With progressive times, our language has become rather regressive. It is common to hear a score of cuss and abusive words while...

The Fault in Our Vocabulary- A paradigm.

Well, "COVID-19 virus transfers from man to man."  "We need more manpower to deal with the crisis."  "The chairman of the company made an important announcement about the cuts in employees' salary". These are...
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This Day in History is DUE's daily dose of trivia for all the history buffs out there. So sit back and take a ride...

Losing Friends Over Politics

A lot has been said and written about friends and friendship. How challenges become easy, our lives less scary, and moments memorable when lived...

India is Celebrating 72nd Republic Day

India is celebrating it's 72nd Republic Day today. Special celebrations have been organized in every part of India today. Due to COVID-19, the appearance...