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Saumya Baijal, is a writer in both English and Hindi. Her stories, poems and articles have been published on Jankipul.com, India Cultural Forum, The Silhouette Magazine, Drunk Monkeys, Writer's Asylum, among several others. Her writings reflect her personal & political thought processes, questions existing ideas of set definitions. She trains in Kathak, co-runs her street theatre group, Aatish, and is an Advertising Professional with over 10 years of experience working across the largest worldwide advertising networks.

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The Family Man 2: The Villainous Portrayal & Reception Of Female Agency Continues

The Family Man 2: The Villainous Portrayal & Reception Of Female Agency Continues

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Among the problematic aspects of the The Family Man season 2, the portrayal of Suchi and Dhriti in the script echoes the problem with our patriarchal society and its deep-rooted misogyny.
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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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.

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