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Feminist praxis
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Top 5 Women's Day Ads That Do Anything But Empower Women
International Women's Day
Each year International Women’s Day intensifies the competition for the best advertising campaigns. These campaigns are tiring because they make empty promises with mixed up clichés about women empowerment. Their jingles and tokenistic branding show how poorly they align with feminism.
The Rise of the Girlboss Bride
Cis-Heteropatriarchy
Just how far can the girlboss bride's wedding-day deviance take her? Are her wedding-day glories any guarantee that her marriage will indeed be a site of feminist liberation?
Bharatanatyam: The Choreography of a Brahmanical Past
Culture
How hereditary dancers’ communities were shamed and “rescued” by a Brahmanical morality that could not accommodate women whose sexuality transgressed the norms.
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International Women's Day, 2021
International Women's Day
Our feminist allies from around the world told us what this day means to them and what they'd like all of us to remember.
What Kind Of Power Do Feminists Want?
Feminist praxis
Feminists do not fight for patriarchal domination nor for the reversal of any kind of corrupt power. Feminist power is not authoritarian. It is regenerative.
What First Time Activists Should Know Before Joining The Good Fight
Activism
Ten things to keep in mind before plunging into full time activism.
How to be an anti-caste feminist when you have caste privilege (not an exhaustive list)
Casteism
Listen actively to Dalit feminists. Respond with feminist love & solidarity rather than with indifference, defensiveness or opposition. Acknowledge your caste privilege. Do not constantly centre only your own feelings, experiences or perspectives. Do not speak for Dalit feminists. D
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