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Axone: The Problematic Representation Of The Nepali Community In The Film

Axone: The Problematic Representation Of The Nepali Community In The Film

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Dear makers of Axone, Nepali women need not be othered from empowerment. Axone betrays a decent portrayal of a Nepali character even when Upasana centres the maximum screen presence throughout the film.
Swapna Suresh: When Women Become Prime Suspects, Media Trials And Objectification Follow

Swapna Suresh: When Women Become Prime Suspects, Media Trials And Objectification Follow

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Sarith Kumar, who had worked as a PRO with the UAE Consulate was arrested in connection to the gold smuggling case the same day. He named a woman Swapna Suresh as an accomplice. Swapna, who has been absconding ever since, submitted a petition and moved the high court for anticipatory bail stating that she was being falsely implicated.
Discarding The Bra: Shedding Oppressive Heteropatriarchal Habits During Lockdown

Discarding Our Bras: Shedding Oppressive Heteropatriarchal Habits During Lockdown

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For many women, the bra is believed to be just another body part. The bra today is not simply a piece of cloth, but has the larger politics of gender identity, oppression and social construction attached to it.