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How mainstream feminism has failed Dalit women

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  Anamika Kumari As long as there is casteism in this country, no other ‘-ism’ would ever stand a chance to flourish. This country follows the rule of ‘brahminism’ and thus follows every other social evil, that is the outcome of brahminism, such as patriarchy and casteism. Mainstream feminists aims to “smash patriarchy”, however they …

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The violence of Dalit feminist standpoint and Dalit patriarchy

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  Sruthi Herbert (Round Table India and SAVARI have been hosting a series of online talks by activists and thinkers on issues of importance to the Bahujan. This is the transcript of Dr Sruthi Herbert’s talk on June 13th, 2020) Hi everyone! Thank you all for being here to have this discussion. The topic for …

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Dalit masculinity/patriarchy: the latest brahman feminist gripe

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  Bishaldeb Halder ‘It is true that intellect by itself is no virtue. It is only a means and the use of means depends upon the ends which an intellectual person pursues. An intellectual man can be a good man, but he can easily be a rogue. Similarly, an intellectual class may be a band …

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Dalit Girls Negotiate Women’s Studies

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  Rupali Bansode Entering the academic space is not an easy journey for Dalit women. After studying in social science institutions and reading/learning theories about gender and women, there is a phase when self-reflection becomes necessary. In fact, reflexivity is considered very important in feminist research methodology. Taking this into consideration, this note is an …