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Video Volunteers is a community media organisation that identifies, trains and empowers rural and marginalised people to make films, show the world their reality, assert their rights and become drivers of change. We work across 16 states with over 200 Community Corespondents 63 of whom exclusively work on reporting and taking action on everyday instances of patriarchal discrimination.

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Manusmriti can serve as a guide in patriarchy's long struggle to make women prisoners of historically contrived shackles.
Thathri Kutty: The Woman Who Challenged Brahminism Through Her Sexuality | #IndianWomenInHistory

Thathri Kutty: The Woman Who Challenged Brahminism Through Her Sexuality | #IndianWomenInHistory

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In an era when Namboodiri women weren't allowed to be seen by another man, Thathri Kutty used her sexuality to question the misogynist system.
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.