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Technology and Sexuality

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The Editorial: Technology and Sexuality

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” ― Arthur C. Clarke, Profiles of the Future: An Inquiry Into the Limits of the Possible If Arthur C. Clarke is right, we live in a magical era. Since the Second World War, newer and newer technologies have burgeoned around us and slowly become integral parts of…
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Gayatri Buragohain on Women and Technology in India

By Kirk L. Kroeker, Communications of ACM on 20/1/2011 Gayatri Buragohain, India’s ACM-W Ambassador and a member of the ACM India Council, is an outspoken advocate for young women in India who are interested in technical careers but face an opportunity deficit due to legacy gender bias. Buragohain founded the nonprofit Feminist Approach to Technology…
Cut-outs of selfies of various people stuck on a yellow wall. On the top is pasted in black cut-out paper, "Exhibiting the self". Cut-outs of music symbols are pasted in between the selfies.

Brushstrokes: Songs of Selfies

The songs of selfies played its colourful tune, with selfies coming out as musical notes from the gramophone kept at the corner. ‘Exhibiting the Self’, a photo exhibition organised by Gender Studies/School of Human Studies (Ambedkar University Delhi) on March 13, 2015 was a novel way to introspect and delve upon the gendered aspects that dwell in every click…
Two middle-aged women sitting in a recording room, wearing headphones, speaking into their table mikes. On the wall behind them is a poster that reads, "Gurgaon Awaaz 107.8 FM". One is wearing a green and maroon saree, and the other is wearing a white and pink Indian suit.

Chahat Chowk: Reaching Out to Women

Attempting to talk about sexual health in an urban environment like Gurgaon is a bit like trying to pierce an extremely dark and dank tunnel with a ray of light. Fumbling around in this tunnel of silence are young and old men and women, unsure of why their bodies behave the way they do, and…
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प्रजनन प्रौद्योगिकी – एक नारीवादी विश्लेषण

रुपसा मल्लिक द्वारा लिखित सोमिंदर कुमार द्वारा अनुवादित पिछले दो दशकों से प्रजनन प्रौद्योगिकी (रिप्रोडक्टिव टेक्नोलॉजी आरटी)[1] का उपयोग आम तौर पर महिलाओं के जीवन का एक अभिन्न अंग बन गया है और महिलाओं को इसका उपयोग करना ही होता है। विभिन्न प्रकार की नई और पुरानी प्रजनन प्रौद्योगिकी के उपलब्ध होने की बढ़ी जानकारी…
Photo zoomed in on a pregnant woman's belly, which is unclothed. Her hands rest at the top and bottom of her belly.

Reproductive Technologies – A Feminist Analysis

In the last two decades the use of reproductive technologies[1] (RTs) has become an inevitable and often indispensable part of women’s lives. The increased knowledge about and availability of a wide range of RTs  – both old and new – has redefined ‘traditional’ notions of conception and procreation. The introduction of each new device or…
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