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Gillette #ShaveStereotype Campaign: How Much Patriarchy Does It Shave?

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“It’s Complicated”: Reflections On The Changing Ideals Of Romance Post #MeToo

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Behind That Viral Video: The Threat Of Rape As A Patriarchal Tool To Control...

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The Promise Of Gender Rights: Primer On The Election Manifestos Of 2019

The Promise Of Gender Rights: Primer On The Election Manifestos Of 2019

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The Pink List: The Instagram Page That Lists LGBTQIA+ Friendly Politicians

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AAP Manifesto: ‘Vote For The Aam Aadmi Party To Make Delhi A Full State’

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