Articles by: Pooja Kalita

Students taking lunch in one of the Ashram Schools in Kurkheda block of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra

Why a demand for free education is at the heart of feminism?!

I often remember the female protagonist of the novel – Milkman by Anna Burns (Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2018). She was sexually harassed by a man when she would be walking while reading. A woman, with a book is an image that is one of the most infuriating sights to patriarchy. In that case, we can only imagine the[Read More…]

December 6, 2019 Patriarchy
Thinking like Feminists: Nationalism in Contemporary Assam

Thinking like Feminists: Nationalism in Contemporary Assam

Co-Written by Pooja Kalita and Prithiraj Borah “As a woman, I have no country. As a woman, I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.” These famous words by Virginia Woolf perfectly fit the present political situation prevailing throughout the world. Assam too is no exception, as it seems to be perpetually engulfed in a[Read More…]

September 10, 2019 India, Patriarchy