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Nolina Minj is a freelance writer and researcher. She is a gender and decolonial studies enthusiast, book hoarder and Hispanophile.

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The 'Aunty' Body And All That Follows

The ‘Aunty’ Body And All That Follows

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.
Why We Must Be Critical Of The New Education Policy 2020

Why We Must Be Critical Of The New Education Policy 2020

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.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.