The Short and Long of it

Aarushi Mahajan discusses dress code in law school and its implications on students.

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Feminism 101

-The Gender Circle- Labels, it seems, are the bane of our times. Reducing an individual or a group to a narrow spectrum of thoughts and actions seems to be a norm on social media. One of these trends has rather unhelpfully been named ‘reverse sexism’. Reverse sexism implies employing a sexist attitude (usually in the…

Game of Chains

Immediately after being released yesterday, the new episode of Game of Thrones was besieged with an odd charge: being “too feminist”. Specifically, the makers of the series (the hallowed Benioff & Weiss) were criticized for making an episode that, according to many, was “tailored to please feminists”. Translation: We saw a bunch of female characters…

Women’s Week

The 8th of March commemorates International Women’s Day, where people all over the world celebrate the various achievements of womankind and  deliberate on the progress that has been made and is yet to be made. Back home at National Law University Delhi, GenderCircle, celebrated the day by holding events spanning across the week. On the…

Let It Rip.

All hail ye, Free Speech! Or rather, that speech which I agree with/can mildly tolerate/which doesn’t hurt my sentiments. Much has been written this week on free speech and its importance in promoting dialogue, on the value of protecting such speech. And yet, while the world is focused on what has been happening on the…

Confessions of a ‘Slut’

by Aarushi Mahajan   (Note from author: The intent of writing this article was to share mine and some other women’s experiences and thereby get students to introspect. It would be naive to think that these instances of harassment are in anyway limited to National Law University, Delhi. The point of the article was to…

Why Should Boys Have All The Fun?

by Shweta Kabra and Mona Nooreyezdan So for those of you who don’t know why “random” and “insignificant” emails regarding sports events which no one cares about were being sent to the common IDs last week, here’s what happened (Or at least how we see it; feel free to disagree): “Let us know when five…