Category Archives: Word Of The Month

Why Language Matters!

“Violent.” “Sickening.” “Disgusting.” “Inhuman.” These are all words regularly used by prominent media sources to stigmatize and mislead on the reality of abortion. Such words are often used to smear and shame women who exercise the right to an abortion. … Continue reading

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Word Of The Month: Advocacy

  This month our theme has been Role of Information and Technology and Online Activism- So, the apt word of the month would be Advocacy. We therefore would like to repurpose this post by Dr. Suchitra Dalvie’s  What do we understand by this … Continue reading

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Words Of The Year

This year, ASAP ran a monthly column by Coordinator Suchitra Dalvie called Word Of The Month. In a blog that introduced this column, she wrote, “Words are powerful. Language matters. What we say is shaped by our thoughts, ideas, attitudes, … Continue reading

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Word Of The Month: Ideology

An ideology is a set of ideas or beliefs that constitute a way of looking at things. It is a belief framework about the proper order of things in an ideal society and how we can achieve it. Although this sounds very … Continue reading

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Word Of The Month: Access

ac·cess n. 1. A means of approaching, entering, exiting, communicating with, or making use of: a store with easy access. 2. The ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of: has access to the restricted … Continue reading

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