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Empowerment of marginalized sections of society in India

This article precisely discusses the leftist and rightist viewpoint with several recent instances on the ineffectiveness of the government (schemes not sufficiently viable) and never ending atrocities on the marginalized either physical or mental.

Sati: Busting claims of it being a Vedic custom

Sati was not at all a dominant societal custom in the Vedic era, nor did it originate from the Vedas. Other major Hindu texts, like the Dharmashastric corpus, which are post-Vedic texts, don't remotely promote Sati.

Bursting mistaken beliefs of Sati

There are certain questions which need to be answered before discussing about Sati. Was Sati sanctioned and mandated in the religio-legal scripts or texts in ancient India?

Article Submission: She’s an object

In the age of 24/7 media, we have become so accustomed to the portrayal of women as a sum total of their sexual body parts, that we do not even realize when in real life also we manifest that behavior and objectify women by singling out body parts of women without finding anything wrong in doing so.

Reports make inaccurate claims of the benefits of raising the legal age for women’s marriage

An SBI Ecowrap report has made several inaccurate claims regarding the potential benefits of raising the legal age of marriage of women.

Domestic violence and laws in India

Women are subject to violence not only from husbands but also from members of both the natal and the marital home. Girls and women in India are usually less privileged than boys in terms of their position in the family and society and in terms of access to material resources.

Raja- A festival celebrating womanhood

Raja, a unique festival of Odisha is a positive deviation from the prevalent thoughts of considering menstruation a taboo, according to which this natural phenomena occurring in half the population is something to be embarrassed about.

Understanding Sita : Beyond Misconceptions

A careful reading of Valmiki Ramayan brings out Sita's core characters in its wholeness, making her more relatable, that other retelling of Ramayana somehow could not convey.

Women in Army- Fighting a mindset

Given the consistency in the position taken by Army leadership in all the previous occasions whenever the matter of women’s role in Army came up for debate, Center's reply doesn’t look out of sync with the view of the Army top brass.

This Durga Puja, Let ‘Her’ Voice Be Heard!

Here’s an article that talks about a new movement taking shape against India’s patriarchal, conservative society and defining the way we have been defining sexual harassment.

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