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K writes about pop culture, politics and intersectionality. She dislikes unpaid internships, bad listeners and extreme weather conditions and her likes include Thai food, her indie pups (now dogs :O), and her mom's hugs.

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The Thigh Gap 'Thinspiration' And Why We Must Challenge It

The Thigh Gap ‘Thinspiration’ And Why We Must Challenge It

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The thigh gap trend came in as yet another teaching to self-discipline ourselves and conform to the societal pressures. This new aspiration led young women towards obsessive dieting and eating disorders.
Drishyam 2 Review: A Cinematic Universe Founded On Victim Blaming

Drishyam 2 Review: A Cinematic Universe Founded On Victim Blaming

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Drishyam 2 is the latest addition in mainstream entertainment cinema that plays into the tropes of popular morality that distorts women’s agency.
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.

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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.