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What Are The Ways In Which Global Economic Policies Affect Local Gender Issues?

This article is a part of FII and ActionAid India's joint digital media campaign 'Linking the Global to The Local'. Throughout this collaboration, FII and ActionAid India will be focusing on how international financial institutions can impact public services and young women's rights and how we can create change.

Bishorjan: The Dangerous Essentialism In The National Award Winning Film

We desperately want the young, thin, good-looking & by default “naturally good” Naser to respond to Padma’s love, because the Padma-Naser duo of Bishorjan fits the normative picture of the ideal, onscreen, romantic, heterosexual couple.

Population Control And Its Prejudices Against Marginalised Bodies

Bodies with uteri have always been a site of asserting control, policing, imposing limitations in the name of ‘population control’, ‘family planning’ or ‘women empowerment’.

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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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