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Ankita Das

I am a student of sociology and gender studies. I did my masters in sociology at Delhi School of Economics. However my interest in gender studies had intrigued me to take up this course seriously. Currently I am enrolled for masters at Ambedkar University Delhi. My interest areas lie in researching on the epistemology of protest, nationalism, queerness , the sociology of the family, student politics, work, body and labour. I aspire to write more and bring my insights closer to activism. Intersectional understanding for me had helped me become a better political individual. When I am doing nothing I check memes on Modi and BJP. I find them therapeutic.

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‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.

Can You Really Be A Heterosexual Feminist In This Patriarchal World?

Can a woman really, given what she knows, enter a relationship of trust, adulation and love with a man? Can she really be a heterosexual feminist?
Is Bollywood Selling Islamophobia By Objectifying Muslim Characters?

Is Bollywood Selling Islamophobia By Objectifying Muslim Characters?

Bollywood's ‘othering’ and bad portrayals create a sense of “we” and “they” in society resonates Islamophobia which has real consequences.