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In this section, find articles on Indian feminist art activism (artivism) by Feminism in India.

Unsolicited Advice: Boy Child

10 Pieces Of Unsolicited Advice That Help Make You A Better Woman

People are great at unsolicited advice. Unlike common sense, it comes naturally to everyone. Here are 10 pieces of advice women have received.

Midnight Dogs: A Cartoon Story On What Unrolled On 16 December 2012

A cartoon panel on what unrolled on 16 December 2012 and how we as a society reacted to the incident.  
These poets write Feminist Poetry

Feminist Poetry: Contemporary Woman Poets Who Challenge Patriarchy In Hindi & Urdu

Feminist poetry is written by women, about women, for women. Reading Hindi & Urdu poetry by Kishwar Naheed, Savita Singh & Pratibha Katiyar.
The Truth About Burqa By Zainab Rashid

The Truth About Burqa: One Young Muslim Woman’s Powerful Spoken Word Poem About Her...

Zainab Rashid created a powerful spoken word poem: The Truth About Burqa on her choice to wear it and on the embattled discourse around it.

Carol Rossetti’s Women Series Now In Indian Languages

Carol Rossetti's Women series is now available in Hindi, Marathi and Bengali. Catch us up, close and personal with one of the translators.
Do You Look Like A Feminist? [Poem]

Do You Look Like A Feminist? [Poem]

What looking like a feminist can do to personal feminisms.
goddess worship

The Paradox Of Hindu Goddess Worship And Feminism

The repeated use of goddess worship to symbolise an ‘Indian’ woman is problematic and brings forth several questions.
पीरियड के मिथक तोड़ने की सशक्त पहल | Feminism In India

पीरियड के मिथक तोड़ने की सशक्त पहल

लयला अपनी कला को सरोकार से जोड़कर एक नया रूप देना चाहती है| उन्होंने अपनी कला के लिए एक ऐसे विषय को चुना है, जिसे आमतौर पर हमारे समाज में वर्जित माना जाता है, यानी कि मासिकधर्म या पीरियड|
Feminist Privilege

Custom Cuts: An Art Mini-Series About The Many Feminisms We Inhabit

Pia Alize Hararika and Malathi Jogi created Custom Cuts when they got tired of one too many pieces of unsolicited advice about "doing feminism right".
war on our bodies

We Wear War On Our Bodies [Poem]

We wear war on our bodies, draping them sensually over our bosom, look at us, hold your gaze while your thoughts run wild.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
Why Do Men Like Daniel Shravan, Want Women To Be “Raped Without Violence”?

Why Do Men Like Daniel Shravan, Want Women To Be “Raped Without Violence”?

Daniel Shravan, a Telugu Filmmaker, recently asserted, “Rape is not a serious thing, but murder is inexcusable. Avoid killing after rape.''
Arundhati And The Fading Feminism In The Last Decade Of Telugu Cinema

Arundhati And The Fading Feminism In The Last Decade Of Telugu Cinema

Every conversation about Telugu cinema and its representation of gender issues will make its way to the super hit 2009 fantasy-drama, Arundhati.