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Aapurv Jain is an alumnus of Kirorimal College, University of Delhi where did his B.A.(Hons.) Economics. He has worked extensively on gender and sexuality issues in Delhi as an activist and is currently pursuing MA in Gender and Sexuality from School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, where he is a Felix Scholar.

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#ViolenceOfSilence: Chennai Protests The Murder of Rajalakshmi, A Dalit Girl From Salem

#ViolenceOfSilence: Chennai Protests The Murder of Rajalakshmi, A Dalit Girl From Salem

Rajalakshmi was killed because she had spurned his advances; because she spoke about it. It is both a caste-based crime and a sexual offence that needs to be addressed at both levels.
Why Demonetisation Is A Feminist Issue

Why Demonetisation Is A Feminist Issue

Demonetisation followed the masculinist, hetero-patriarchal logic that the gains on the scale of modernity can not only morally outweigh the loss of lives but also that those particular lives were worthy of being sacrificed.
Mainstream Cinema’s Casteism

6 Films That Tackle Mainstream Cinema’s Casteism

Standout films that tackled mainstream cinema’s casteism : for acknowledging caste; for giving voice to the experience of those caste groups.