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…

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…

Gender Circle Lecture Series: Dr. Rukmini Sen

By DVL Vidya   On the 7th of March 2015, the Gender Circle as part of their lecture series invited noted feminist sociologist Rukmini Sen to speak about unearthing rape culture on campus. This talk was especially important in light of the recent reports of sexual assault happening around campuses, the most recent one being…