patriarchy

The audacity of ‘sitting improperly’

Navigating patriarchy on Karachi streets

| Apr 09, 2019

Playing your cards wrong

On Twitter’s tepid encounter with caste patriarchy.

| Nov 22, 2018

Words and warriors

Nepali women slam poets write on their lives and times.

| Sep 26, 2016

The pursuit of the Southasian past

Moving beyond the colonial-era understanding of the history of the Subcontinent gives us a whole new way of looking at the Subcontinent´s past. This now includes not just the usual explorations of politics and economy, …

| Aug 30, 2016

On how to be a woman

How the missing sindoor in my hair provoked unwelcome attention from a complete stranger

| Dec 29, 2015

The Sweet Perfume of Numafung

A feature film from Nepal remains ethnographically sensitive and provides a window to the specificities of the patriarchy that controls rural life in one corner of the country.

| Nov 01, 2002

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