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What Defines Feminism?

When Sushmita Sen became Miss India, most people didn’t give her much credit as a feminist woman. She was seen as someone who had fallen into the trap of beauty industry, modelling and conformed to some weird body & beauty standards (which was believed to be conversely proportional to feminism per se!) . 566 more words


Do You Like the "Lady?"

When you look at me…

Tell me what you see…

Do you see the lipstick?

The nails, the hair flick?

When you look at me… 1,019 more words


Women As Visual Commodities At The Auto Expo. Where's The Innovation?

Asia’s largest motor show – Auto Expo is held every year since the 1980s. Major automotive manufacturers of the world like Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Hyundai, BMW… 429 more words


Gender stereotyping and social norms the Mediterranean

While recognising the need for a strong legislative equality framework, legislation is just one aspect of achieving gender equality. In many countries, prevailing cultural norms, traditional gender roles and discriminatory practices persist and thus perpetuate structural and institutional gender inequality. 139 more words

Councillor Mary Freehill

Lady Doritos. There They Go Again.

I know – a lot has been written about PepsiCo’s genuis idea on Lady Doritos. But, I cannot let this go without putting in my two pence. 435 more words


Lady Doritos In Pink Packaging. Seriously, PepsiCo?

Until I was asked to write about them, I had no clue that ‘Lady Doritos’ was all the rage on social media. For the uninitiated—among whose ranks I counted myself until recently—PepsiCo’s Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi announced a female version of the popular Frito-Lay chips Doritos. 636 more words


Kim Possible, Gender Roles and Masculinity vs. Femininity

As a child, Kim Possible was one of my favourite shows and now as an adult after exploring the role of gender in the series for one of my university classes, I have quickly found out how amazing the show was at not only entertaining viewers but challenging kids to think beyond stereotypical gender roles and challenge their own boundaries and limits. 2,289 more words