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Meghna Mehra

Meghna Mehra is the first asexual student leader of India. She is author of the book Marriage of Convenience and founder of All India Queer Association. A graduate in political science, she understands social issues from a gendered perspective.

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Begums of Bhopal

The Begums of Bhopal: A Dynasty Of 4 Powerful Women

For almost 107 years (1819 to 1926), four extraordinary Begums of Bhopal ruled the princely state, each establishing a prosperous reign in their respective period.
The Covert Misogyny In Sooraj Barjatya's Films

The Covert Misogyny In Sooraj Barjatya’s Films

In Vivah, Sooraj Barjatya has made contrasting portrayals of Rama and Krishnakant — the man as a calm, rational and composed, and the woman as conniving and high on her emotions, reveal the inherent sexism of Sooraj Barjatya.
second wave of feminism

A Brief Summary Of The Second Wave Of Feminism

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.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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’

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

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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