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Aastha Jani was born in Surat, Gujarat and raised in Dubai, UAE. Currently 18 years old, she is passionate about intersectional representation in popular media, dismantling gender roles, and confronting internalised misogyny. When she isn't actively smashing the patriarchy, Aastha can be found reading, baking brownies, or chasing a sunset.

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An Essential Watch List To Understanding Feminism

An Essential Watch List To Understanding Feminism

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This is not an exhaustive watch list, but it is definitely something to start with, to navigate your way towards taking a step forward in constructing a positive discourse to understand feminism.