Books

In this section, find listicles of Indian feminist books, book reviews and book excerpts by Feminism in India.

The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck

A Take On The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck: Male Chauvinist As...

As a feminist, as a woman and as someone who does not give two hoots for the gender and sexual binary, The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck made me feel as though I am someone who does not deserve self-help.
पितृसत्ता को चुनौती देतीं 5 समकालीन हिंदी लेखिकाएं | Feminism In India

पितृसत्ता को चुनौती देतीं 5 समकालीन हिंदी लेखिकाएं

हिंदी की इन पांच समकालीन लेखिकाओं ने लेखन की अलग - अलग विधाओं ( यात्रा वृतांत, नोट्स, कहानी, कविता, व्यंग्य, लघुकथा, आदि ) के ज़रिए पितृसत्ता के ढांचे को लगातार चोट पहुंचाई है|
children's books

“Where Do Babies Come From?” – 5 Child-Friendly Books About Sex And Sexuality

Some Indian writers have taken up the task of creating easy to read, yet comprehensive child-friendly books about sex and all the things that come with it.
graphic novels

India’s Graphic Tale – 5 Graphic Novels By Women We Should Know About

These graphic novels have been authored by women in an attempt to encapsulate issues from all around the country and release them in a form accessible to people at large.
उपन्यास 'ब्लासफेमी' - दर्द का असली चिट्ठा | Feminism In India

उपन्यास ‘ब्लासफेमी’ – दर्द का असली चिट्ठा

'ब्लासफेमी' पाकिस्तान की स्त्रीवादी लेखिका और सामाजिक कार्यकर्ता तहमीना दुर्रानी ने इस उपन्यास को लिखा है। उनकी माने तो यह उपन्यास सच्ची घटना से प्रेरित है।
Burnt Shadows

Burnt Shadows Review: Painting On A Canvas Of Conflict And Loss

In bringing together disparate worlds and various cultures, Burnt Shadows evokes emotions in you, raises questions and provokes you.
Lihaaf

Why Is No One Talking About The Child Sexual Abuse In Chughtai’s Lihaaf?

We as readers forgot to understand an essential element in Lihaaf and acknowledge the child sexual abuse which occurred in it.
pre-colonial texts

2 Subversive Pre-Colonial Texts In Indian Fiction We Should Know About

The two pre-colonial texts - 'The Courtesan’s Keeper' by Kshemendra and 'The Appeasement of Radhika: Radhika Santawanam' by Muddupalani - added gender inclusivity to the skewed narrative balance in historical records.
Mahabharata

7 Times The Women In Mahabharata Got Their Due

Here is a list of seven contemporary texts—novels, short stories, plays, graphic novels—that have explored the Mahabharata with a sensitive focus on its female characters.
Aosenla's Story

Aosenla’s Story: Traversing Through Self-Doubt And Power Dynamics

Temsula Ao's novel Aosenla's Story is a unique tale of subversion and reconciliation, which teaches us that coming to terms with oneself can happen when you are least expecting it.

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पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

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Aijaz Sheikh

“Faith Healer” Aijaz Sheikh Has Sexually Abused Thousands Of Children

While pretending to be a faith healer, Aijaz Sheikh has subjected thousands of children in North Kashmir to sexual abuse.
Swathi Vadlamudi

The FIR Against Cartoonist Swathi Vadlamudi Should Make Us All Angry

Swathi Vadlamudi is a senior journalist based in Hyderabad who has an FIR lodged against her for posting a satirical image of Ram and Sita highlighting the era of rampant sexual violence that we live in.