Gender

GENDER: ZERO TOLERANCE TOWARDS SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Vinta Nanda in a conversation with General Secretary of CINTAA about what it takes to have zero tolerance for sexual harassment and to take decisive action against those who c...

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THE UNFINISHED BATTLE FOR EQUAL RIGHTS IN INDIA 2023 BY GEETIKA TYAGI

Throughout history, several pivotal events have spotlighted the persistent struggle for gender equality, unmasking the enduring challenges that impede the realization of true ...

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THE BEST FEMALE ACTORS OF 2023: TINAA GHAAI

This week-long series brings to you, next, the best of 2023 through the eyes of another among the very influential in Bollywood. Actor and Executive Committee member of CINTAA...

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WHO’S TO BE BLAMED: THE FILM OR INDIAN AUDIENCES

Leher Sethi walks us through the many reasons why as a society we are to blame as much for the toxic misogyny and sexism in the film Animal, as the makers are! ANIMAL has got...

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DIAL A SHRINK SAY THE GIRLS

Animal is not only a retaliation to the women’s demand for equal rights, it is the callousness of testosterone driven marketers who don’t give a damn about the con...

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REFLECTING INDIA: AN ANALYSIS OF POPULAR SCRIPTED TELEVISION

An intersectional and longitudinal analysis of popular scripted television from 2018 to 2022, has been released by the Geena Davis Institute of Gender and Media, reports The D...

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BEING THE NEW-AGE DADDY COOL!

Monojit Lahiri traces the evolution of this creature from the one-dimensional pitashree to the hands-on Daddy cool! In the award-winning movie, Kramer vs Kramer, Dustin Hoffm...

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OWN IT! YOU ARE PRECIOUS AND WORTH IT!

Today, Pimmi Pande discusses what it takes to own your voice and speak unhesitant, fearless of judgement, because each person in the world is unique. “When you know you...

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STRAW DOGS: POETICS OF VIOLENCE OR MISOGYNY?

Based on a novel by Gordon Williams – ‘The Siege of Trencher’s Farm’, it was also my first exposure and my starting point to Peckinpah’s cinema, ...

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NEED FOR EQUITABLE GENDER REPRESENTATION IN HINDI CINEMA

A new research report by the School of Media and Cultural Studies at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, reveals that on-and-off-screen women and queer representati...

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MOVIES: TALE OF AN UNBELIEVABLE FILM

The film failed to receive the expected response from the audience at the time of releas...

February 28 2024

POWERFUL PEOPLE: INFINITE GENIUS, BOUNDLESS THEATRE

Nadira Zaheer Babbar inhabits the same universe where I met her in 1984. Today, she is a...

February 27 2024

MOVIES: THE ORIGINAL GLAM DIVAS OF BOLLYWOOD

Both of them made relatively quiet debuts in the early ‘70s, Zeenat in OP Ralhan&r...

February 25 2024