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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.

Coming Home To My Disabled Body

More than feeling uncomfortable, I was scared to "look more disabled". My shoes, up till then, were not something that attracted unusual attention.

When School Teaches You To Be Ashamed Of Your Body

There is a well-established joke about Convent school nuns being liberal with their use of a wooden ruler on the hands of their young pupils to ‘discipline’ them.

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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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