In Purdah to Piccadilly, Zarina Bhatty documents her journey from pre-Partition India to going to London for further studies to pursuing a PhD despite facing family opposition.
Motichur is a collection of essays written by Rokeya, originally published in Bengali, consisting of volume 1 (1904) and volume 2 (1922). Rokeya addressed an array of issues in the essays – the ways religion oppressed women, linked women's emancipation to India’s independence, women’s confinement to the home, women's lack of educational opportunities, and many more.
'Learning True Love' is replete with instances of courage and strength as Sister Chan Khong faces double invisibilisation as a female social worker.
Hatred in the Belly is education for people unaware of deeply-rooted caste politics.
A thematic history of the women's movement in India both before and after independence, The History Of Doing covers the period from the nineteenth century to the present day.
In 'She’s Not There', one of Jennifer Finney Boylan’s strongest achievements is how she describes the experience of holding a massive, existential secret – its weight, its constant presence.
And that’s when I realised, her character persisted me to get through the book only so that I could ask a very basic question – Did Miss Havisham have much of a choice?
Literature can zoom out what lies in the background - one of them being gender-based violence.
Imayam’s Pethavan is a novella that narrates a day in the life of Pazhani who has been ordered to kill his own daughter Bhakkiyam.
The book 'Behold I Shine' explores the ways in which conflict has affected the lives of Kashmiri women and children.