SMIW Weekly Roundup: Delhi Metro and Durex India

Written by: SMIW Editorial Picture credit: SheThePeople ** This post is a part of our weekly roundup series. Every week, we will take a look-back at sexual harassment, gender violence and related incidents in India and beyond. Readers can submit their suggestions, comments and opinions to letters@spoiltmodernwoman.com. Last week in gender wrap was defined by […]

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SMIW Weekly Roundup: Smriti Irani, Mimi & Nusrat, and a lecherous air passenger

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Written by: SMIW Editorial ** This post is a part of our weekly roundup series. Every week, we will take a look-back at sexual harassment, gender violence and related incidents in India and beyond. Readers can submit their suggestions, comments and opinions to letters@spoiltmodernwoman.com. ** The highlight of the week was Smriti Irani’s viral image […]

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Malfunctioning EVM in Pune? Threatening Ballot Officer Denies Woman the Right to Vote.

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Image: The Hindu ** The 2019 Lok Sabha Elections are on in full swing and all parties are trying their best to woo voters with their promises, manifestos and as is always the case, lot of rhetoric. Most parties are also putting a focus on young voters. More than 600 Million young Indians aged 25 […]

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Jamia Fashion Show Row: Religious Patriarchy Meets ABVP Culture

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Written by: SMIW Editorial A fashion show called Tarz-e-Libas organized by the students of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) and slated to take place on March 30, was cancelled due to opposition from a group of 12 students who called it “unislamic”, “immoral” and “against Jamia’s ethos”. According to reports, […]

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Modi Sarkar vs. Women of India: Vol.1 – Women’s Safety

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Written by: SMIW editorial | Image: Greater Kashmir / Outlook India ** Well, well! It’s that time again when it’s easier to find a Ranbir Kapoor film with good acting than a conversation which doesn’t end in discussing the upcoming election! Starting April 11, more than 1,800 parties and hundreds of Independent candidates from across […]

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Why are Indian Farmers Committing Suicides and Does a Sustainable Solution Exist?

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Written by: Sumbul Mashhadi | Image: Economic Times Until recently, I would chuckle at my mother bargaining with vegetable vendors for a mere ten Rupees on the price of a kilo of Tomatoes, but of late, I often find myself doing the same – only to chuckle again, but this time at the irony of it all. What […]

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Here’s Why the Calls to Boycott Surf Exel Should Have You Worried

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Written by: Pseudo Sickular | Image by: Business Standard ** These are some strange times we live in. Just yesterday, this beautiful, beautiful ad film by Surf Exel was being targeted by the Indian right wing with calls for boycott. Here is the film in question: Any guesses about the reason behind this displeasure? It was, wait for […]

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An Interview with Kavita Krishnan on International Women’s Day

Kavita Krishnan

Transcribed by: SMIW Editorial | Image by: Wande Magazine This International Women’s Day, we had the opportunity to dialogue with one of our favourite feminists, Kavita Krishnan. In our conversation with Kavita, she spoke about the feminist movement in India, intersectionality, men’s rights activists, the “feminism vs equalism” debate, brahminical patriarchy, Indian rape laws, triple talaq, Donald […]

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SMIW Weekly Roundup: Triple Talaq, Privacy and Ram Rahim – Hope and Unanswered Questions.

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Written by: SMIW Editorial | Image: DNA India ** This post is a part of our weekly roundup series. Every week, we will take a look-back at sexual harassment, gender violence and related incidents in India and beyond. Readers can submit their suggestions, comments and opinions to letters@spoiltmodernwoman.com. ** What a week the last one […]

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