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Akanksha Mishra

Akanksha is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Washington, Seattle. She is currently on an American Institute of Indian Studies fellowship to conduct her research on desire, sexuality and citizenship in schools in India and Turkey. She loves traveling, dancing and reading and is based in Secunderabad with her spouse and two kids.

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How Authoritative Parents Help The Patriarchy

How Abusive Parents Help The Patriarchy

Abusive parents ensure that the submissive role of a child continues even after they have grown into adults, especially of their daughters, who are already made vulnerable by the patriarchy.
The Horror Of Sex Verification In Sports

The Horror Of Sex Verification In Sports

The introduction of sex verification procedures relies on the ideology that women athletes with strength, confidence, and power to achieve as much as well as defeat men in sports cannot actually 'be women'.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.