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In Conversation With Aqui Thami: The Founder Of Sister Library

Through Sister Library, Aqui Thami aims to create a space where women authors can be read. It will be the first community-owned feminist library in India.

On Babasaheb And Filmmaking: In Conversation With Jyoti Nisha

For scholar and filmmaker Jyoti Nisha, this is a story sprawled over 8 different locations and it has taken her over 2 years, and a successful crowdfunding campaign for it to come together in the form of her feature-length documentary B.R. Ambedkar – Now and Then.
Book Review: I AM By Nia Thandapani

Book Review: I Am By Nia Thandapani

I Am is a mere 30 page-book and gives you the impression of a graphic novel that can be easily skimmed through. But trust me, it will keep you pondering for hours, while you fight the urge to make everyone drop their work to interpret it with you.
Book Review: Waiting By Nighat Khan

Book Review: Waiting By Nighat Gandhi

Nighat Gandhi delves into the monotony of daily life that is often overlooked as a cause for concern to unearth the silenced voices of women.
A Feminist Review Of Avengers Endgame: A Soft Nod To Female Solidarity

A Feminist Review Of Avengers Endgame: A Soft Nod To Female Solidarity

Other than a soft nod to female solidarity in the last bit of the last sequence, Avengers Endgame sticks to its own boys club agenda.
Father, Son and Holy War Analyses The Intricate Connection Between Patriarchy And Religion

Father, Son and Holy War Analyses The Intricate Connection Between Patriarchy And Religion

The documentary Father Son and Holy War (1994) chronicles the journey after the Babri Masjid demolition and the impact it had on citizens.
Ma Vie En Rose Sensitively Portrays The Life Of A Young Boy Who Challenges Gender Binary

Ma Vie En Rose Sensitively Portrays The Life Of A Young Boy Who Challenges...

Ma Vie en Rose is a touching film that explores gender binaries and the autonomy to choose one's own identity outside of those stereotypes
Harry Potter And The Problem Of Under-Representation

Harry Potter And The Problem Of Under-Representation Of Women

Even when it comes to the feminist cause, Harry Potter throws up some genuinely pleasant surprises. However, it is a huge let-down when it comes to the issue of under-representation.

Kanthan Highlights The Struggles In The Lives Of The Adiya Adivasis And Their Intimate...

Kanthan is a quietly powerful film, an ethical film on the ravages of deforestation and the criminal negligence of the Indian government to the needs of its indigenous people.
Book Review: Against All Odds – Psychosocial Distress And Healing Among Women By Mahima Nayar

Book Review: Against All Odds – Psychosocial Distress And Healing Among Women By Mahima...

Against all Odds: Psychosocial Distress and Healing among Women by Mahima Nayar is a book that tries to demystify common beliefs regarding madness, mental health and mental illness, when it comes to women.

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Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

In the latest episode of ‘How Ugly Can Indian Politics Get?’ we saw Atishi Marlena, Delhi based politician, educator and activist, get viciously slandered as questions about her caste, identity, and character were raised.
पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

मासिकधर्म और सैनिटरी पैड पर हमारे घरों में चर्चा करने की बेहद ज़रूरत है और जिसकी शुरुआत हम महिलाओं को ही करनी होगी।
How Tharoor's Bill On Women's Health Deals With Abortion

How Tharoor’s Bill On Women’s Health Deals With Abortion

Posted by Suchitra DalvieThe Women’s Sexual, Reproductive and Menstrual Rights Bill has been proposed in 2018 by Dr...