Saturday, December 9, 2023

Topic: Gender

Explainer: What does Supreme Court’s handbook on gender stereotypes say?

The Supreme Court of India has released a handbook to combat gender stereotyping which, as it has observed, clouded the judgments of several High Courts in the matters related to sexual and gendered violence.

Majority of women live in countries with large gender gaps, UN report reveals

Low women’s empowerment and large gender gaps are commonplace in many parts of the world, the UN’s lead agencies on gender equality and international development said in a new report published on Tuesday.

A feminist review of Uniform Civil Code debate

The debate around the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) has once again come to the fore, with minority religious organisations, political parties, and women’s rights groups having expressed their opposition towards the proposed introduction of the code.

Panels piled upon panels; How Kerala govt failed to act on anti-women bias in film industry?

For hours harassment was discussed and debated, but as the talk got serious and solution-seeking, panels piled upon panels and it got dragged into never-ending tomorrows. 

The Great Indian Kitchen: Why we need to reflect on role of upper caste Hindu patriarchs

The Great Indian Kitchen is a recent Malayalam flick directed by Jeo Baby with Nimisha Sajayan and Suraj Venjaramoodu in the lead roles showcasing stellar performances as the husband wife duo in a quintessential savarna Malayali household that accurately portrays the division of labour among other things in Indian society.

Why women should stop saying #notallmen?

The mental trauma women and non-men undergo because of #notallmen is palpable and it's even more when fellow women does it. Generalizing by #allmen would make men to be guilty and that guilty is for good. It will help in breaking the socially constructed masculinity which time and again turns toxic.