The repeated use of goddess worship to symbolise an ‘Indian’ woman is problematic and brings forth several questions.
Feminist poetry is written by women, about women, for women. Reading Hindi & Urdu poetry by Kishwar Naheed, Savita Singh & Pratibha Katiyar.
Let us read about some Dalit women poets whose poetry challenged dominant caste norms and take us to the lives of their community.
In Ms Militancy, Meena Kandasamy's poetry wages a fierce resistance to Brahminical patriarchy with its defiant exploration of female desire.
March 21 is celebrated annually as World Poetry Day and we bring you seven fiery Indian feminist poets and their poetry.
Meena Kandasamy and her poetry embody a long withstanding fight against the stringent subjugation and atrocities undergone by the non-dominant caste community.
“Feet, what do I want them for if I have wings to fly”, these magical words enunciated by Frida Kahlo define her in more ways than one.
Slam poetry is the art of writing words that are meant to be heard, not read. Here are five amazing spoken word poems by women across India.
Amrita Sher-Gil's rare ability of depicting liveliness in the complex realities of her paintings, she portrayed the ideas of human bonds like no other artist of her time.
Sarah Naqvi creates art that attempts to chip away at the patriarchal construct of the "ideal woman" by portraying women simply as they are.