Baburao Bagul illustrates the dilemmas of a mother stuck at the intersectionality of caste and patriarchy, bound by her motherly duties.
Reading works by feminist Muslim scholars, activists and artists has been a source of comfort and hope that certain community practices can be challenged and improved through faith-rooted efforts.
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.
Here is a list of seven contemporary texts—novels, short stories, plays, graphic novels—that have explored the Mahabharata with a sensitive focus on its female characters.
"The Creation of Patriarchy" by historian Gerda Lerner is a work of scholarship which was eight years in the making. In the book, in order to explain women's subordination Gerda puts it in a historical context.
Read more and more literature written by women of colour, especially Muslim women living in conflict areas.
At the heart of The Second Sex is the existential thought of Man as the sovereign self and Woman as the objectified other.
Orlando will alter the reader’s preconceived notions of male or female characteristics by highlighting socially structured gender & biological sex.
Urmila Pawar's fiction explores the axes of caste, class & gender and brings forth vivid everyday lived realities of Dalit women.
These poets whose poetry shifts away from the male gaze. The woman is no longer a passive object of desire, but a proponent of lesbian desire.