Shreshtha Das

Shreshtha Das

Shreshtha Das is a lawyer working on gender, sexuality and militarism and is based in Delhi, India. Shreshtha has a Masters in Gender, Violence and Conflict from the University of Sussex and is exploring how gender and sexual identities are created and employed during periods of conflict and instability.

India

In India, merely saying 'Black Lives Matter' is not enough

Indians who claim to support the BLM movement in the US should also take action to counter militarism at home.

In India, merely saying 'Black Lives Matter' is not enough

Military

Equal roles for women in Indian army is not a feminist victory

Giving women commanding roles in the armed forces does not erase the harm done by militarised masculinity.

Equal roles for women in Indian army is not a feminist victory