Sunday, September 27, 2020

    Tag: GENDER

    South African singer Nakhane redefines ideas of masculinity

    The clichéd adage “boys will be boys” has, over the ages, normalised unbecoming behaviours. It has also socialised young men into thinking that being...

    Gender Insensitivity and Sexism are Ingrained in Indian Socialisation Practices, Can Education Change it?

    From socialisation to school curriculum, from taboos on sex associated discussions to engaging cross gender interactions, the issues of masculinity and femininity need to be probed into.

    National Council for Transgender Persons Aimed at Providing Equality and Better Representation to Transgender...

    The Central government has come up with a council that will represent the transgender community with a widespread representation from across ministries and regions.

    Brain scientists haven’t been able to find major differences between women’s and men’s brains,...

    People have searched for sex differences in human brains since at least the 19th century, when scientist Samuel George Morton poured seeds and lead...

    Sexism pushed Rosalind Franklin toward the scientific sidelines during her short life, but her...

    What do coal, viruses and DNA have in common? The structures of each – the predominant power source of the early 20th century, one...

    Why Indian Women are more Vulnerable to Suicide than any Other Country

    India accounts for 37% of female suicides in the world annually, do social stigma and lack of mental health awareness have a role to play?

    Bulbbul: From Toe Rings to Iron Rods, India’s Obsession With ‘Controlling’ its Women

    Bulbbul is a film that takes us on a journey that is at once mythical and supernatural, historic and scary.

    Regressive Indian Patriarchy Considers a ‘Dead’ Daughter Better Than a ‘Divorced’ One

    With divorce being largely seen as a social taboo in India, women prefer to perish in oppressive marriages due to patriarchal oppression and financial constraints.

    UN Report Blames Sex Selective Procedures & Child Marriage for India’s 4.6 Crore “Missing”...

    4.6 crore women are “missing” in India due to sex-selective medical procedures according to United Nation’s World Population Report.

    Become Part of the World’s Biggest Global Pride Event from Your Drawing Room

    Pride organisations, including more than 20 from India will take part in the virtual Pride event to celebrate queerness amid the pandemic.

    The Latest