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

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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.
Surayya Tyabji: The Woman Who Designed Our National Flag | #IndianWomenInHistory

Surayya Tyabji: The Woman Who Designed India’s National Flag | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Despite the design of the national flag being popularly credited to Pingali Venkayyah, Surayya Tyabji was the one who came up with the final design.

Netflix’s Indian Matchmaking 2: Why Does Sima Aunty Hate Confident Women And Pamper Spoilt...

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Indian Matchmaking portrays independent women as incapable of loving or being loved and depicts subservient women as the ones who "deserve" to get married.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
second wave of feminism

A Brief Summary Of The Second Wave Of Feminism

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The Second Wave of feminism is usually demarcated from the 1960s to the late 1980s. It was a reaction to women returning to their roles as housewives and mothers after the Second World War.

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