Sohini Chatterjee is currently reading for an MA in International Relations and writes on gender, culture and politics.
Latest posts by Sohini Chatterjee
Political Sniping Follows India's Failure to Win Nuclear Suppliers Group Membership
"Those dissing govt becoz india not part of nsg : this is the reason we not respected : letting politics come in way of standing by nation"
As Delhi's Ruling Party Demands Full Statehood, Could Dexit Follow Brexit?
On the heels of Brexit, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, says that Delhi will soon have a referendum on full statehood -- but is a referendum even constitutional?
India’s Anti-African Racism Is Once Again in the Spotlight After a Congolese Man’s Beating Death
"Say 'India loves you,' then, to Muslims, Dalits, Africans, seculars...and go right back to kicking them in the face?
India Moves Against Illegal Immigration from Bangladesh, Plans to Seal Border in Assam
India says it wants to seal the border with Bangladesh in Assam. The Bhartiya Janta Party says these measures are a necessary defense against illegal immigration.
Indians Applaud a Journalist's Passionate Takedown of a Body-Shaming Facebook Meme
"We judge her everything merely on the basis of her size and colour of her skin," wrote Tiyash Mukhopadhyay about a popular meme featuring Oscar-nominated Hollywood actress Gabourey Sidibe.
#JusticeforJisha: India Protests the Rape and Murder of a Dalit Woman
"#JusticeForJisha Find the culprits. End victim blaming mindset. Stop feeding the rape culture."
One Woman's Experience Breaking India's Feminine Ideal—With a Mohawk
"I constantly had to explain myself to others. There were whispers, giggles and derogatory comments: 'She’s gone butch.'"
Indian Tribal Activist Soni Sori, ‘an Inconvenient Woman Who Speaks Inconvenient Truths’, Attacked
"Attack on Soni Sori is another attempt to muzzle the voice of dissent. One might disagree with one's views but this is no way to deal with."
Three Important Hashtags Muslim Women Used to Battle Islamophobia and Sexism
Increasingly, Muslim women are turning to Twitter to take on people who use them as pawns to justify misogyny, racism, imperialism, and militarism.
Social Media Slams India's Judgmental Journalist
"I wasn’t abused, I wasn’t beaten, I wasn’t molested, I wasn’t raped.” Actor Sunny Leone has moved beyond her porn star past -- why can't the journalist who interviewed her?
Indians and Pakistanis Hope to Take Their Countries From Rivals to Friends
"India and Pakistan are sister nations.. We have so much in common.. A united India-Pakistan will be better for everyone :)"