A few months back, I watched the Tamil movie, Jai Bhim, a movie that narrated the struggle of Sengani, a woman from the Irular community in Tamil Nadu who takes on a legal fight against the Tamil Nadu police as she searches for her husband, Rajakannu, who is murdered in police custody over a false… Continue reading Jai Bhim, Justice Chandru, and a pleasant surprise
Intersectionality in Social Movements: How can Social Movements be Intersectional?
Published paper in Mobilization! You can find the full paper here. Here is the abstract: Intersectional Grievances in Care work: Framing Inequalities of Gender, Class, and Caste How do social movements include or exclude intersectional grievances of individual participants? What do variations in framing within the movement tell us about including intersectional grievances? I address… Continue reading Intersectionality in Social Movements: How can Social Movements be Intersectional?
Many Shades of Gender Violence and their Intersections
As part of a Culture in Conversations series held at Western Carolina University (WCU), I had the opportunity to speak on the topic of gender violence in a panel session. It was a wonderful session and felt great to participate in the panel with these amazing speakers from WCU. Link to the full session here.… Continue reading Many Shades of Gender Violence and their Intersections