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Maitrayee Chaudhuri Refashioning India

Book Review: Refashioning India by Maitrayee Chaudhuri

Refashioning India, a book by Maitrayee Chaudhuri, tells the story of the unfolding changes in India’s public discourse after 1991.

Watch: How Are Women Portrayed On Indian Television

In this episode of Scratching The Surface, Vitamin Stree takes a closer look at women characters and their potrayal on Indian television.
Netflix’s 'The Perfection’ Punishes Its Victims With Violence To Protect Them From It

The Perfection Punishes Its Victims With Violence To Protect Them From It

The Perfection isn’t your regular rape-revenge drama, in that it is much more disturbing and terrible than can be imagined.
Mapping Anxieties in The Lover

Mapping Anxieties In ‘The Lover’

The Lover (L'Amant) is a French drama film that engages the audience in a conversation on sexuality, race, and class in a French colony in Indochina.
How Mary Shelley Critiques Patriarchy And Science In Frankenstein

How Mary Shelley Critiques Patriarchy And Science In Frankenstein

Mary Shelley has already been hailed as a revolutionary figure in the genre, but people little know of her feminist stance, which formed the core message of her debut and most acclaimed novel.
Nján Sánjo Review: The Life And Thoughts Of A Trans Man

Njān Sānjo Documentary Review: The Life And Thoughts Of A Trans Man

Njān Sānjo (I’m Sānjo) documents the life of a dynamic young man named Sanjo in a transphobic suburban locality.
Women Complainants

Women Complainants And Their Plight In Kerala: How I Was Shamed For Following Due...

When people whose very duty is to protect the citizens, fail to do the basic minimum, who do I turn to? What happens to women complainants in our society?
Book review: Widows of Vidarbha – Making of Shadows By Kota Neelima

Book Review: Widows Of Vidarbha – Making Of Shadows By Kota Neelima

In Widows of Vidarbha: Making of Shadows, Kota Neelima describes the troubled lives of 16 widows, to whom the state has conveniently turned a blind eye.
Sharp Objects Review: Imperfect Women And Female Rage

Sharp Objects Review: Imperfect Women And Female Rage

Sharp Objects is a story about women – not in their relative positions to men, but as the underprivileged co-inhabitors of a patriarchal society.
Guy Ritchie's Aladdin Fails To Bring Something New To The Table

Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin Fails To Bring Something New To The Table

With classics like Snow White and Sleeping Beauty being revisited and a re-imagined from a feminist perspective, or at least from a different vantage point, it is regretful that Aladdin, despite being well-meaning, remains entrapped within the shackles of its dated storyline.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

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.
Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Get to know the bumps and curves of your one unique body and see how she rewards you in return. Here are some masturbation techniques to help you along your journey.
5 Things That You Are Doing In The Bedroom That Might Be Sexist

5 Things That You Are Doing In The Bedroom That Might Be Sexist

So often during sex, people can unknowingly do things that may be disrespectful of their partner or be outright sexist.