Tag: women

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...

Delhi Police Commissioner Says Crimes Against Women Have Decreased by 30% in the Last Nine Months

The National Crime Records Bureau of India (NCRB) had registered a statistical analysis of crimes against women in Delhi in 2019. This analysis showed a 24 percent decrease in crimes against women....

Arati Saha: The Indian who swam across the English Channel honored by Google Doodle

Google on September 24, remembered the Indian swimmer Arati Saha on her 90th birth anniversary and honoured her with a special Google Doodle.

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...

Are Period Leaves Helpful?

India is a country of rich tradition and culture. It boasts abundant diversity in climate, language, race, geography, religion among other forms. However, it still remains a country of widespread myths and...

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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Blue Valentine: examining love, lost and found

“How can you trust your feelings when they can just disappear like that?” Cindy (played by Michelle Williams) said this statement to her grandmother...