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In this section find critical feminist analysis of pop culture in India and South Asia in the form of stories, images, videos, photos and reviews.

Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

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Boo’s death replays a familiar trope on television that Angelica Bastién describes as “women in refrigerators”—in which female characters are killed to push the plot forward and fuel the angst of male characters. Fleabag takes this trope and puts a feminist spin on it.
#CasteistTwitter: Minorities In The Time Of Social Media

#CasteistTwitter: Minorities In The Time Of Social Media

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Social media platforms have revolutionised communications in recent years. While public space is accessible to all and provides a medium of person to person communication, social media has amplified the manner of communication in terms of exchanging views and also the comfort one feels behind their gadgets in doing so.
5 Punjabi Songs That Sums Up Present Day Sexism For You

5 Punjabi Songs That Sum Up Present Day Sexism For You

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Most of the Punjabi songs these days either show stalking or relationships where women are demanding things from their husbands and boyfriends.
3 Animated Comedy Series For Women To Truly Enjoy

3 Animated Comedy Series For Women To Truly Enjoy

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At a time when my Facebook wall was full of people quoting BoJack Horseman or posting different scenes from the show, I felt curious to look into this animated comedy series that so many of my peers could unabashedly relate to.
5 Sexist Songs Of Bollywood In 2019 That Need To Be Called Out

5 Sexist Songs Of Bollywood In 2019 That Need To Be Called Out

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Despite being one of the biggest industries, Bollywood has never shied from displaying its sexist assumptions and beliefs, manifesting them in the form of songs.
Kamala Khan A.K.A Ms. Marvel—A Step Towards An Inclusive Comic World?

Kamala Khan A.K.A Ms. Marvel—A Step Towards An Inclusive Comic World?

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our first glimpse of Kamala Khan, or Ms. Marvel, as she is known in the Marvel Universe, not just as an ancillary character – but one who is the main binding force in the story playing the central role.
Laxmmi Bomb: When Bollywood Tries Too Hard (And Fails) To Be ‘Woke’

Laxmmi Bomb: When Bollywood Tries Too Hard (And Fails) To Be ‘Woke’

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Laxmmi Bomb is categorised as a comedy-horror and according to early promotions is supposed to be a movie about a transgender ghost which takes possession of Kumar’s character.
Netflix's Unbelievable Is A Cop Show That Highlights The Victim's Perspective

Netflix’s Unbelievable Highlights The Victim’s Perspective

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In general, I'm a sucker for detective shows and films, however, Unbelievable, in particular, was not only a well-made cop show, but also presented an important perspective of a rape case. The victim’s perspective.
Kangana Ranaut: Advertising Partisan Politics And Masculine Nationalism

Kangana Ranaut: Advertising Partisan Politics And Masculine Nationalism

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Amongst her important criticism of Bollywood culture, one could detect traces of Hindu nationalist jargon. Kangana Ranaut became self-righteous. She propped herself up by putting others down without evidence. Ironically, within a year, she began to resemble her oppressor: patriarchy.

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Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

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In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
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.