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Mamata Banerjee: The Latest Among Women Politicians To Be Silenced

On the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Mamata Banerjee was silenced by chants of ‘Jai Shree Ram’ by a section of the audience in the presence of the Prime Minister of India in the heart of her city, Kolkata.

Why Do Savarna Right-Wing Women Betray Women?

Savarna women have appropriated the feminist movement leading to ignorance in understanding the intersections of caste, class and sexual orientation.

‘Aise Na Mujhe Tum Dekho’: Investigating The Omnipresent Male Gaze

The way we feel obligated to be at par with the beauty standards set by men even when they are not around and the way we censor our sexuality behind locked doors is all an expression of the internalised male gaze.

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Anaahat (2003): Niyog Pratha & Women’s Sexual Freedom In Amol Palekar’s Film

Amol Palekar's movie Anaahat (2003), a Marathi film (Anaahat means Eternity), poses several questions about Niyog Pratha and emphasises on a woman's choice to explore her sexual freedom.

Drishyam 2 Review: A Cinematic Universe Founded On Victim Blaming

Drishyam 2 is the latest addition in mainstream entertainment cinema that plays into the tropes of popular morality that distorts women’s agency.

Analysis Of Sir (2018): Blatant Invisibilisation Of Caste Privilege

Starring Tilottama Shome and Vivek Gomber, Is Love Enough, Sir? is marketed as a progressive ‘love story’ between a man and his domestic worker that breaks societal barriers.

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