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Artistic Director of Price of Silence intersectional performing arts collective for women's rights.

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Cilappatikaram And The Idea Of Chastity Embodied By Kannaki

Cilappatikaram And The Idea Of Chastity Embodied By Kannaki

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Cilappatikaram is an interesting piece of literature that makes a woman the lead of the story. More than that, she ends up defending her husband and “winning” him back in some ways. But how feminist can we call this story?
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.
How Do Marital Adornments Impact Women’s Lives?

How Do Marital Adornments Impact Women’s Lives?

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When Deepika's character in Om Shanti Om asks the question, ‘ek chutki sindoor ki keemat tum kya jaano, Ramesh babu’, all we have to say is ‘keemat jo bhi ho, mehenga toh aurat ko hi padta hain.’

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

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.