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Debarati is a queer feminist lawyer and musician always learning to be pro-intersectional in her politics.

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A Brief Summary Of The Second Wave Of Feminism

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The Second Wave of feminism is usually demarcated from the 1960s to the late 1980s. It was a reaction to women returning to their roles as housewives and mothers after the Second World War.
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.
The Story Of A 'Normal' Mother-Daughter Relation: Invisibilised Parental Abuse

Just A ‘Normal’ Mother-Daughter Relationship: Invisibilised Parental Abuse

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What do you do when you realise that your relationship with your mother was only made to look 'normal' in a society that invisibilises the trauma inflicted by abusive elders?

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
Anaahat (2003): Niyog Pratha & Women’s Sexual Freedom In Amol Palekar’s Film

Anaahat (2003): Niyog Pratha & Women’s Sexual Freedom In Amol Palekar’s Film

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Amol Palekar's movie Anaahat (2003), a Marathi film (Anaahat means Eternity), poses several questions about Niyog Pratha and emphasises on a woman's choice to explore her sexual freedom.

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