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Building Friendly Toilets for Every Indian

November 19 marks World Toilet Day. Aimed towards raising awareness on those who live without access to safely managed sanitation, the Day also marks...

Atwood’s Gilead: Is the 2019 Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill’s Blanket Ban on...

Baby Manji’s birth in July, 2008, was the result of a contract between a Japanese couple and an Indian surrogate in Anand, Gujarat. The...

The Power of Sport in Khadija Moin’s Transformation

A 30-minute car ride, westward of the busy Bhubaneswar airport leads to the Dumduma slum area, which houses hundreds of families. One of its...

Feminism in India x The Bastion: #TheSportsEdit

Being the long-standing readers of The Bastion that you are, you probably already know that 'sport for development' is a core aspect of our coverage....

Bastion Shorts: How Safe Do Women Feel Going to College in...

A women’s college’s cultural festival in the national capital. Unknown men enter the campus that’s supposed to be secured and guarded to protect the...

Archiving Resistance: The Women Leading the Anti-CAA-NRC Protests

Featured image captured at the Mandi House protests on 20th December, 2019. 

The Women Leading the Anti-CAA-NRC Protests

Featured image taken at the Shaheen Bagh protests in January 2020.  Seen together with the NRC, NPR, and the political majoritarianism spreading across the country,...

A Slippery Undersole: Nike and its Faux-Feminist Culture

It has been a tumultuous year for Nike Inc. While the Oregon-based corporation’s stock surged to an all-time high in September 2019, it has...

The Bastion Dialogues: Aranyani Bhargav

Interviewed by Supriya D.G.  The labouring maternal body is not an unusual sight. Yet, there are few representations of motherhood outside of the intersection of...