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Aqsa Khan

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I am an avid reader and writer, passionate about the fight for gender equality of all sexes. In my free time, I like to indulge in creative writing- poetries and short prose. Currently studying English Literature.

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Manusmriti

Manusmriti: The Ultimate Guide To Becoming A ‘Good Woman’

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Manusmriti can serve as a guide in patriarchy's long struggle to make women prisoners of historically contrived shackles.
Thathri Kutty: The Woman Who Challenged Brahminism Through Her Sexuality | #IndianWomenInHistory

Thathri Kutty: The Woman Who Challenged Brahminism Through Her Sexuality | #IndianWomenInHistory

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In an era when Namboodiri women weren't allowed to be seen by another man, Thathri Kutty used her sexuality to question the misogynist system.
The 'Aunty' Body And All That Follows

The ‘Aunty’ Body And All That Follows

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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.