About 3-5 million women formed a wall across Kerala to protect to protect Kerala’s renaissance values and for women empowerment. About three million women stood shoulder to shoulder across Kerala and formed 620 KM “wall” from Thiruvananthapuram to the northern district of Kasaragod. They also pledged to protec the renaissance values of Kerala. The wall was organised against the backdrop of the Supreme Court verdict on Sabarimala temple entry of menstruating women.Read More »
Eniola Aluko )second from left) is a key player in the England national team. Credit: Wikimedia Commons CC BY 2.0
For the first time in UK football punditry, both the BBC and ITV have hired women to offer analyses and commentate at the men’s World Cup. It is also the World Cup that has given a clear glimpse into the reality of everyday sexism. Already, male pundits have been accused of patronising, being condescending and using sexist language on air. Meanwhile, a male ex-footballer has complained about women being employed for commentating because of the “pitch” of their voices.Read More »
“The following chapters are, in a certain sense, the execution of a bequest” (1).
That is how Engels begins his book The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State, published in 1884. After Marx’s death the previous year, Engels had taken up the task of developing and organizing part of Marx’s unfinished and unpublished work – much of which had been written in collaboration with Engels.Read More »