Vijayashanthi Murthy

Literature student, worked as an Assistant Professor at Jain University, Bengaluru for three years and currently faculty at Samvada, Baduku Community College, Bengaluru.

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women of Bhutan
Telling The ‘Her-Stories’ Of Ordinary Women Of Bhutan Through A Feminist Lens

Women have always been photographed through a 'male lens', looking at them as sexualised 'objects' - here are ordinary women of Bhutan, going about their lives, seen through a feminist lens.

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Yashica Dutt Coming out as Dalit
My Response To Yashica’s Call To Come Out As Dalit And To Embrace My Dalitness

Coming Out As Dalit, as the title suggests, is a memoir of a young Dalit woman Yashica Dutt, who documents her experience of being systematically forced to hide her Dalit identity to get somewhere in the world.

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As An Urban Dalit Woman, Here’s How Solo Travel Has Empowered Me

Born in an urban Dalit family, my experiences of traveling alone to places have formed a world view about Dalit women, mobility and empowerment. Here's my story of travelling by myself.

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