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Intersectional Feminism—Desi Style!
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Simran Vijan

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Simran is a masters student in Literature who never tires of exploring the interdisciplnary nature of Humanities.

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Why do social media influencers fail to use their influence to challenge structures of caste, class, and gender, and often continue to perpetuate existing power structures that they benefit from.
Sumangali Prarthanai: Where Patriarchy Meets Tradition

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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.