Thursday, June 20, 2019

Books

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

young adult books

9 Young Adult Books With Diverse Leads That You Shouldn’t Miss

This year’s New York Times Bestseller Lists have boasted 40-50% young adult books by authors of colour, and the message is clear: readers want more than just your cookie-cutter, cishet white stories.
Are Men Oppressed Too? Understanding Oppression Through Marilyn Frye

Are Men Oppressed Too? Understanding Oppression Through Marilyn Frye

While men too face disadvantages in the patriarchal system, can we call it “oppression”? Marilyn Frye answers these in her work 'Oppression'.
Book Review: Purdah to Piccadilly by Zarina Bhatty

Book Review: Purdah To Piccadilly By Zarina Bhatty

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.
The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck

A Take On The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck: Male Chauvinist As...

As a feminist, as a woman and as someone who does not give two hoots for the gender and sexual binary, The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck made me feel as though I am someone who does not deserve self-help.
Book Review: Dreamcatcher by Rosheena Zehra

Book Review: Dreamcatcher by Rosheena Zehra

For me, the most interesting part of this story lay in the fact that it is based in Delhi as the city and as the college life campus; it has moments which are relatable, whether they are big or little milestones of life. The story is simple and a reminder of how there are so many points in a person's lives where they struggle
Book Excerpt: Like A Girl By Aparna Jain | Feminism In India

Book Excerpt: Like A Girl By Aparna Jain

Have you been told to behave 'like a girl’? Well, here are the stories of fifty-six women who broke the rules to forge new paths for themselves and others.
Book Excerpt: Mannequin By Manjima Bhattacharjya | Feminism In India

Book Excerpt: Mannequin By Manjima Bhattacharjya

Mannequin is an individual’s personal exploration of the changing relationship between fashion and feminism.
books on muslim women

8 Books That Capture The Essence of Muslim Women

Read more and more literature written by women of colour, especially Muslim women living in conflict areas.
Persepolis Book Review: The Dilemma Of The Veil | Feminism In India

Persepolis Book Review: The Dilemma Of The Veil

The gender politics within the context of the warring ideologies of conservatism and progression is explored with nuance in Persepolis.
the awakening _kate chopin

Book Review: The Awakening, A Quintessence Of Early Feminist Fiction

I would give up the unessential; I would give up my money, I would give my life for my children; but I wouldn’t give myself. I can’t make it more clear; it’s only something which I am beginning to comprehend, which is revealing itself to me.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Get to know the bumps and curves of your one unique body and see how she rewards you in return. Here are some masturbation techniques to help you along your journey.
5 Things That You Are Doing In The Bedroom That Might Be Sexist

5 Things That You Are Doing In The Bedroom That Might Be Sexist

So often during sex, people can unknowingly do things that may be disrespectful of their partner or be outright sexist.