These poets whose poetry shifts away from the male gaze. The woman is no longer a passive object of desire, but a proponent of lesbian desire.
Meena Kandasamy’s book 'When I Hit You' is a powerful analysis of ‘modern’ marriage and debunks popular myths surrounding love marriages.
Manto's Khol Do is an accurate portrayal of the depths of human depravity, in the backdrop of the horrific violence during the Partition.
The book 'Behold I Shine' explores the ways in which conflict has affected the lives of Kashmiri women and children.
These women authors' writings have established the contours of feminism for us, as post-colonial subjects and as women of colour.
इशरत आफ़रीं साहिबा की कलम पूरे उपमहाद्वीप की औरतों के लिए मशाल से कम नहीं है| उनकी शायरी का एक बड़ा हिस्सा पूरी तरह से नारीवादी है|
In Chauthi ka Joda', Ismat Chughtai criticizes the goal of marriage as an endpoint for women and the disastrous consequences that can arise.
Here are 5 unconventional and bebaak (bold) Urdu stories, by Chughtai, Manto, Hyder & Jahan that explore women's experiences of marriage.
Jane Eyre is a strong female protagonist, but does she strip away the voice and identity of Rochester's supposed mad ex-wife Bertha Mason?
Baburao Bagul illustrates the dilemmas of a mother stuck at the intersectionality of caste and patriarchy, bound by her motherly duties.