Thursday, October 22, 2020
Intersectional Feminism—Desi Style!
Home Authors Posts by Aastha Jani

Aastha Jani

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.

What's Trending On FII?

Padmaja Naidu : The Longest Serving Female Governor |#IndianWomenInHistory

Padmaja Naidu : The Longest Serving Female Governor | #IndianWomenInHistory

Padmaja Naidu was an Indian freedom fighter and a former governor of West Bengal. She was also the joint founder of the Indian National Congress in Hyderabad.
The 'Aunty' Body And All That Follows

The ‘Aunty’ Body And All That Follows

In the Indian imagination, an ‘Aunty’ is a middle-aged, usually fat woman who is married and has children. Young women, especially unmarried ones, either do not want to associate with the term or are expected to steer clear of it.
Begum Hazrat Mahal

Begum Hazrat Mahal – Courtesan, Queen And Military Leader | #IndianWomenInHistory

The entire city of Lucknow and Awadh united under the leadership of Begum Hazrat Mahal to stand up against the British, in the first war of independence, irrespective of religious and gender differences.