Tag: sexism

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....

Decoding Our Dress Codes: Why They Are Problematic

Strict dress codes and uniforms are something that almost every Indian student has experienced in their school time. Every morning after the assembly, teachers and prefects stood at every nook and corner...

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...

Old Is Gold For Male Actors Only: Ageism Still Plagues Bollywood

According to the World Health Organisation, ageism is the practice of stereotyping and discriminating against people on the basis of their age. More often than not, ageism has a lasting impact on...

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...

Help! It’s drowning!

It's almost funny how sexism and feminism act like the flip sides of the same coin and we don’t realise that we are shackled to one of these ends in an era...
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DU has announced that it will release the results of post-graduate and undergraduate courses by November 30, 2020, in the Delhi High Court. A bench...

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