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Seoul, Gender Discrimination, Misogyny, Pregnancy

Cook for husband before you enter labour: Seoul’s advice to pregnant women is return of slavery

The Seoul city government is telling women to use a hairband after delivering a baby to not look dishevelled.


 |  Below The Belt  |  5-minute read
Patriarchy, Misogyny, Jammu and kashmir news, Article 370 scrapped

License to Wed: Is 'gori ladki' from Kashmir a takeaway from the abrogation of Article 370?

Is marriage, as BJP MLA Vikram Saini implies, a political tool? One that could now be used by non-Kashmiri men wanting to marry 'fair-skinned Kashmiri girls'?


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Judgementall hai kya, Ban kangana, Twitter Trolls, Misogyny

Dear Kangana and Rangoli, you invoke the nation to hit your critics. But you're missing what India is all about!

Of course you have the right to be annoyed at a bad review. But why does writing that make us 'anti-national' in your eyes? Don't you believe in India's freedom of speech?


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Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Violence against women, Misogyny

Baby, love hurts: Bollywood's romance with violence against women has been its most enduring affair

From Amitabh Bachchan to the Khans, Bollywood has always normalised violence against women. Today, 'Kabir Singh' director Sandeep Vanga describes violence as expressing true love.


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Toxic masculinity, Anger management issues, Misogyny, Sandeep reddy vanga

'Kabir Singh will change after kids'. But Sandeep Reddy Vanga will never change

Two priceless lessons from Sandeep Reddy Vanga: True love is a slapfest, and don't bother on becoming a better person yourself, just have kids instead.


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Physical Abuse, Toxic masculinity, Misogyny, Kabir singh

Cross the road, ladies: Sandeep Reddy Vanga and the toxic male psyche's coming!

If subsuming yourself in love means that he can beat you up, just ask the countless women who suffer from domestic abuse. Would that make you feel precious, valued, loved, Mr Vanga?


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Narendra Modi, Misogyny, Women Empowerment, Navjot Singh Sidhu

Sexist Like Sidhu: Hey Navjot Sidhu, you're not on a slapstick show anymore. Can you please fire your speechwriter?

Don’t you listen to what you say? Does everything look like a comedy show to you? Or have you run out of political weapons to hit opponents with, falling back on unbridled sexism?


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Misogyny, Jamal ara, Karnataka, Siddaramaiah

Siddaramaiah's brutish behaviour to a woman is on camera. Is the Congress watching?

The former CM of Karnataka pushed and shoved a woman because misogynist men use women to assert their power and they know they will get away with it. Where are the champions of women's empowerment, Congress leaders Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi?


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Women Empowerment, Misogyny, Sexism, Patriarchy

As a kid, I wasn't scolded for beating up a boy. That taught me I can beat patriarchy, every day, my way

As women living in a sexist society, we have to learn to handle the three forceful Fs — fight, fright, flight — in the right combination and with tact. And the lessons begin at home.


 |  Below The Belt  |  7-minute read
Sexism, Misogyny, Jadavpur University, কনক সরকার

Sex Scene: Are Indian men incapable? Of controlling their sexual fantasies and brutish frustrations?

Is Professor Kanak Sarkar a symptom of a rampant desi mard chauvinism that wants a virgin to wed, and other women to molest outside the homestead?