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A Feminist Reading Of Udta Punjab

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Choppy, murky, untethered and raw- that's precisely what the narrative of Udta Punjab boils down to.
Radhika Vaz

Radhika Vaz, The Feminist Comedian, Talks About Her All Time Favourite Pet Peeve: Patriarchy

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Even if you have Radhika Vaz's website just opened up in one of your tabs in your browser, you'd be able to know her, since it says "Why is everybody trying to irritate me?"
essar batool

“Dear Indian Feminists, Kashmir Is Occupied. Period”: Essar Batool

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Japleen interviews Essar Batool on her work, her book, the PIL, Kunan Poshpora and feminism in Kashmir.
udta punjab

Udta Punjab: The Problem Isn’t the Drugs, It’s the Patriarchy

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Udta Punjab is many things, and it manages to mostly balance all of them. It's a PSA on drugs. It's an indictment of corruption and greed. It's the exploration of a hypermasculine, violent, misogynistic culture.
solo travelling

My Experiences of Solo Travelling: Why I Travel Solo And Why Should You Too

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Personally, I find solo travelling very empowering. However, one should also be prepared for the low points.
Do You Remember Kunan Poshpora

Book Review: Do You Remember Kunan Poshpora?

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Published as a part of Zubaan’s series on ‘Sexual Violence and Impunity in South Asia’, the book takes the reader through the events of the night when the incident occurred and the aftermath of events that followed.
White Swan Foundation

White Swan Foundation – An NGO Helping People With Mental Health Issues

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White Swan Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that offers knowledge services in the area of mental health.They aim to provide patients, caregivers and others with content to help with decisions related to mental health.
rhea mahanta pepper spray

Where Was Your Pepper Spray? [Slam Poem]

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"Where Was Your Pepper Spray?" “You were even dressed decently!”
the awakening _kate chopin

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

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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.
books on muslim women

8 Books That Capture The Essence of Muslim Women

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Read more and more literature written by women of colour, especially Muslim women living in conflict areas.

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Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.