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Articles labelled ‘women’

  • Illustration by Nirupa Roy

    Sex, Stories, and Power Trips

    We are being told a story; one that elevates downright misogyny to the revered status of Indian Culture.
  • Sacred Cows, Indispensable Women

    Sacred Cows, Indispensable Women

    Even in a country as inherently classist as India, a lower class man has far more power than an upper class woman.
  • The Moral Policeman's Guide to Spotting Immorality

    The Painfully Noble Origins of Moral Policing

    Apart from what it dresses in, one needs to constantly monitor where the body goes, who it is seen with, and when it can appear in public places.
  • Words for a Silent Space

    Male Justice has marched on undaunted, and mutated into more potent and prurient forms.
  • Reporting Rape

    That a woman is raped every few minutes in the country is more than just a statistic for us crime reporters. It is our bread and butter.
  • The Virtue of Visibility

    As a woman, you are never entirely independent and detached; everyone has a stake in keeping your freedom in check. And they will never let you forget that.
  • Tall, Dark, and Dangerous

    As The Dark Knight Rises approaches, we ask ourselves why women find Batman to be the most desirable of all superheroes.
  • The Other: Part Three

    Female artists were given the illusion of freedom of expression but in actuality were socially restricted to painting the domestic lifestyle.
  • Citydog

    What is it about white picket fences that gives us a false sense of security?
  • Let’s Slutwalk

    Women are heading countries and scaling Mt. Everest, but apparently they still can’t decide what to wear.
  • Compromise

    His story was nothing new, I guess, to most working in the “biz”, but to me, it was quite repellent.
  • The Other: Part Two

    Women have inspired most great works of art, thus becoming the muse, the very core of the history of art borne out of great men.

The Tap #18

By Ramya Sriram