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Akankshya Abismruta

Feminist. Writer. Questions everything. Scribbles everywhere.

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How The Women In My Family Became My Allies In A Patriarchal World

As a teenager I believed that my mother chose society over me. As a woman, I know better now, as I look at her as just another woman and an ally in my battles.

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Fragile Bride, Meek Wife, Fiery Rebel: How 3 Songs In Great Indian Kitchen Mirror This Change

Oru Kudum, Chemrantham, Neeye Bhuvin... the 3 songs beautifully showcase the woman protagonist's character arc in The Great Indian Kitchen. 

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Myntra logo controversy
The Myntra Logo Is Offensive…Only If Women’s Sexuality Offends You!

The Myntra logo controversy. In my humble opinion, this has been just another storm in a teacup, and a display of the pitfalls of human imagination.

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Was Trinity A Kickass Heroine Or Just Neo’s Sidekick?

Trinity from the Matrix has inspired several girls. Or was she merely a secondary to Neo? Why are women in action films always comical, the author explores.

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“A Woman Ahead Of Her Time” – What Does That Even Mean In Real Life Terms?

Women who have lived 'unconventional' lives, are often called 'crazy'. But the more of them that we have, the more they're going to be understood. 

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