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Bhamini is a Masters student who alternates between working on her dissertation and getting worked up by the state of the world. She writes in an attempt to translate feminist discourses from academia to plainspeak.

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Why We Must Be Critical Of The New Education Policy 2020

Why We Must Be Critical Of The New Education Policy 2020

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The gendered implications of the NEP policies are also significant, in the sense that women will not have an equal opportunity to learn English, given that parents often spend less on a girl's education and research has shown that parents prefer to send boys to private schools and girls to government schools.
A Suitable Boy Review: BBC's Adaptation Is Entertaining, But Mostly For A White Audience

A Suitable Boy Review: BBC’s Adaptation Is Entertaining, But Mostly For A White Audience

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BBC's adaptation of A Suitable Boy uses its Indian characters to play to a dominantly white audience in its lack of material realism.
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.